By Shuichi Hasegawa
The Jehuite Dynasty governed greater than 90 years (841-747 BCE) within the state of Israel, the longest dynasty within the heritage of the Northern nation. below the 5 kings of the dynasty, Israel used to be thrown into the world of the neighborhood political struggles and skilled the time of an unparalleled upheaval after which loved nice prosperity. The Aramaeans lower than Hazael and Ben-Hadad of Damascus and the Assyrians from the north Mesopotamia had nice impact at the historical past of the dynasty. This publication is the results of a entire and up to date historic research in this major dynasty. through consulting all of the to be had Assyrian, Aramaic, Hebrew, and Moabite inscriptions and up to date archaeological info, this learn notably evaluates the ancient authenticity of the biblical textual content of two Kings and a few components of the Books of Amos and Hosea and integrates the consequences into the ancient dialogue. The examine unearths the nice value of this dynasty within the background of the Northern country as a turning aspect in its coverage towards the Neo-Assyrian Empire and may give a contribution towards realizing the heritage of Syria-Palestine within the 9th-8th centuries BCE.
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In 9:15-16. (2) The filiations of the two kings (Joram and Ahaziah) are precisely mentioned in 8:28-29, in contrast to 9:15-16. (3) The phrase “#! +#%¡')” in 8:29 has no equivalence in 9:15-16, which probably shows Dtr’s tendency to exactness in the former passage. (4) Information about the Aramaean strike of Joram is repeated in 8:28-29,12 which possibly indicates that the two verses derived from the same source (9:15). 13 It is notable that 8:28-29 is written in a style similar to that of the so-called “short report” (1 Kgs 16:24; 2 Kgs 8:20-22; 15:10, 14, 19-20, 25; 16:5-18; 17:3-8; ȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱȱ 9 10 11 12 13 Würthwein 1984: 328; Mulzer 1992: 215-222.
17. Tadmor 1983: 54-55. 1. 88 The same patronym also appears in 9:2, which is possibly based on this information. Jehu’s filiation is mentioned differently in 1 Kgs 19:16; 2 Kgs 9:20; only Nimshi is mentioned as Jehu’s “father”. 91 Thus, Jehu could have been a son of Jehoshaphat, son of Nimshi.
See Otto, op. , 46-47, n. 89 for earlier literature. 22 2. 10. The Murder of Ahaziah’s Brothers and Jehu’s Encounter with Jehonadab (10:12aƢ*-16) The passage can be divided into two parts. The first part (vv. 12aƢ*-14) describes the massacre of Ahaziah’s relatives. The second part (vv. 15-16) relates Jehu’s encounter with Jehonadab, the Rechabite. 55 However, Otto (2001: 69) pointed out a thematic coherence in the passage, which may show that vv. 11. Jehu’s March to Samaria (10:12aơ*, 17aơ) With the exclusion of 10:12aƢ*-16 from the OJN, the story relates Jehu’s advance toward Samaria (10:12aơ*, 17aơ), immediately after his annihilation of Ahab’s descendants in Jezreel.
Aram and Israel during the Jehuite Dynasty by Shuichi Hasegawa