Sedeq and Sedaqah in the Hebrew Bible


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Up till now "Sedeq" was generally interpreted as -justice- and "Sedaqah" as -righteousness- without using comparative research to go beyond the dogmatic interpretation. This first-time in-depth research has shown not only that the three genres (Narrative, Wisdom and the Prophets) use both terms as two separate distinct meanings, but also a clear development and branching-out of meanings (especially of "Sedaqah") throughout the Biblical era, a period of about 1000 years. It has also found a definite inter-dependency and ...

Sedeq and Sedaqah in the Hebrew Bible 1991, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820413495