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Book Description

Title:
A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Numbers. The International Critical Commentary
Author:
Publication Year:
Location:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
T & T Clark
Pages:
489
Subjects:
Numbers, Commentary, Old Testament
Copyright Holder:
Public domain
George Buchanan Gray [1865-1922], A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Numbers. The International Critical Commentary

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Addenda and Corrigenda
  • Principal Abbreviations Employed
  • Introduction
    • Title
    • Scene and Period
    • Connection with preceding and following Books: Scope
    • Table of Contents
    • Sources
    • Text
    • The historical Value of Numbers
    • Numbers and the Religion of Israel
  • Commentary
  • Some Longer or Detached Notes
    • The Antiquity of P's Lists of Names
    • The Numbers of the Israelites
    • The Camp in the WIlderness
    • The Levites
    • Ordeals
    • Nazarites
    • Abstinence
    • Treatment of Hair
    • כ דכד
    • Holiness
    • Budding Sticks
    • Firstfruits: דאשיח and בכודים
    • Priestly Dues
    • Defilement of the Dead
    • The Personification of Nations
    • Early monumental References to Edom
    • The Cult of Serpents
    • Hebrew Popular Poetry
    • Use of the Divines Names in c. 22-24
    • Origin and Motive of the Story of Balaam
    • Power of a Curse
    • Differences Between the Festivals of earlier and later Times
  • Index
    1. English
    2. Hebrew