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Heidegger's Bible Handbook: Nahum: Chapter Summary


The author, נַחוּם/Nahum.  An account of his name.  Why is he called an Elkoshite? 1.  The argument of the Prophecy.  It contains diplomatic letters to be sent to Sennacherib, 2.  The scope of the Prophecy, 3.  An account of the time in which he prophesied is sought out, 4.  The result of the Prophecy, 5.  It has two parts:  I.  The judgment of God against Nineveh (Nahum 1; 2).  II.  Reasons for the destruction of Nineveh (Nahum 3).  A Synoptic Table of the book, and its Interpreters, Ancient, Reformed, Lutheran, Roman Catholic, 6.

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