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Encountering the Old Testament, Chapter 26
Terms in this set (6)
Simply meaning the "second Isaiah," this term is used by those scholars who hold to a multiple-author view of Isaiah to refer to the author of chapters 40-66. See also multiple-author view.
Simply meaning the "Third Isaiah," this term is used by those scholars who hold to a multiple-author view of Isaiah to refer to the author of chapters 56-66. (See also multiple-author view.)
Annual festival celebrated by the Babylonians at which they paraded statues of their gods through Babylon. Isaiah predicted Babylon's fall to Persia, describing this contest between God and the gods of Babylon (46:1-13); this time, the idols cowered in shame, unable to save Babylon.
Usually castrated men, especially those formerly employed as harem attendants or officers of state. The term is applied to men of Egypt (Gen. 40:2), Assyria (2 Kings 20:18), Babylonia (Daniel), Persia (Esther), and Israel.
Hebrew word that literally means "teaching" or "instruction," though sometimes also translated "law." The term refers to the first five books of the Old Testament—Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.
Evangelical position that holds that Jesus will return to earth to establish a literal earthly kingdom, ruling with his saints for a thousand years. After this period will come the judgment of unbelievers and the establishment of heaven.
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