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Number of Pages: 1600
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 1997
|Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)|
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Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, 10 VolumesEdited by Gerhard Kittel, translated by G.W. BromileyWm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 1964 / Hardcover$129.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 32 Reviews
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Theological Lexicon of the New Testament, 3 VolumesCeslas Spicq, ed.; James Ernest, trans.Hendrickson Publishers / 1994 / Hardcover$29.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 16 Reviews
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Well-organized and clearly written articles analyze a significant portion of the Old Testament vocabulary. This reference work can serve a wide audience, from professors and researchers to pastors and students of the Bible. Even readers with little or no knowledge of Hebrew can use it profitably.
Whereas traditional lexicons do little more than offer possible translations in the light of etymological and grammatical evidence, "The Theological Lexicon of the Old Testament" goes further, evaluating each term's theological relevance by clearly describing its actual usage in the language. In the process, it makes available to readers in many form- and tradition-critical insights hitherto buried in scattered commentaries, monographs, Old Testament theologies, journal articles, etc. Thus the individual articles serve as concise, well-structured histories of research with conclusions, discussion of controversies, and references to the most important literature.
The methodological repertoire of the "TLOT" is deliberately broad because today it is generally agreed that no single approach can fully illuminate a term's meaning. Assumptions that led to ill-advised short-cuts" e.g., the chimera of a basic meaning from which all other meanings developed" have given way to a methodological pluralism, that considers a term'ssignificance from several points of view and thus does more justice to actual usage.
Words were included because of their importance within the Hebrew Bible, not their suitability as elements of a secondary system of Old Testament theology. Since the entries are generally ordered according to roots" the traditional and sensible approach for Semitic languages" and many words are treated as derivatives, synonyms, or antonyms of the terms listed in the article titles, thousands of words can be considered in about 330 articles. These other words can easily be found in the index. Besides examining the key verbs, nouns, and adjectives, the "TLOT" examines theologically noteworthy pronouns and particles in their own entries.
"Like a diamond, highly prized for its fine cut, sparkle, setting, durability, utility, and symbolism, Jenni-Westermann's Theological Lexicon of the Old Testament has enormous value for a variety of reasons. Its rich data range from the historical to the theological, from the earliest occurrence of a particular word to its post-biblical use, from its distribution in the canon to its attestation in other literature from the ancient Near East, from its grammatical and syntactical peculiarities to its religious nuance. The contributors retain their individual perspectives, which give freshness and excitement to the whole. I have long wished for an English translation of this important work so that my divinity students would have access to it. Now, thanks to Hendrickson Publishers, that whish has been granted."
" James L. Crenshaw, Robert L. Flowers Professor of Old Testament, Duke University
DaniOntario, CAAge: 45-54Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5Valuable resourceSeptember 27, 2012DaniOntario, CAAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4Good resource for understanding specific words. More scholarly. Not recommended for general audience. Drawback, only transliteration of words. Overall satisfied.
David Simpson5 Stars Out Of 5Excellant tool easy to use !!September 21, 2011David SimpsonQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is easy to use and coded to Strongs! I highly recommend this set to anyone who desires to be enriched with the meaning of the Hebrew Language.
Dan BChicagoAge: 25-34Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5Theological Lexicon of the OTAugust 17, 2011Dan BChicagoAge: 25-34Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4It is a good secondary reference tool when combined with BDB, TDOT, and TWOT. I would not consider it a must have, but it has proved valuable and insightful.
Rev. Luis A. Garrido5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent reference to any library!March 25, 2011Rev. Luis A. GarridoQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Excellent reference to any library!Excellent reference to any library!
Clancyupper midwestAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Exactly what i was looking forJanuary 20, 2011Clancyupper midwestAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Feel it is important to be able to know what the text says in the original language, so interprete it rightly
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