By John Hagee
The apostle John dismissed the incense. "I won't make your sacrifice," he introduced to the Roman tribune. "There is one God, and his identify isn't Domitian." status subsequent to john on the stone altar of the emporere's temple have been different believeres, together with Asia's so much prosperous citizen, Abraham of Ephesus, and his family members. Will Abraham persist with John's instance? If he refuses to make the sacrifice, the delivery magnate's titanic fortune could be confiscated by way of Rome, and he'll both be carried out or exiled to Patmos-Devil's Island. This fascinating old novel follows Abraham and his kin as they make their option to worship Ceasar or stick to Christ, and it brings to lifestyles the times whilst Christians confronted the lions in Rome's Coliseum-and while the exiled apostle recieved the nice visions of Revelation.
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4b, the inciters are only Yahwe's pawns, and hence there is no danger in giving the inciters more credibility. Therefore, it is probable that verses 2b-3a and 4b stem from the same redactor. ) their loyalty71 has close parallels in Ex 16:4, Dt 8:2 and Jdg 2:22; 3:4. " 68in Dt 4:34; 6:22; 7:19; 26:8; 34:11. 6 InDt28:46. 70Against Seitz (1971, 151), who assumes that vv. ), n1N in the singular. He regards vv. 4b-5 as a dtr section. Also against Merendino (1969, 62-63, 71), who suggests that vv. 2b-3a are the chapter's only late redaction - he identifies these verses with his 4th redaction stratum.
6 was in the original text. The motivation for Otto's scission becomes evident when we regard the terminology of this section. It is an attempt to safeguard an early date for Dt 13, whereas the assumed addition would necessitate a later dating. The verse itself does not give sufficient literary-critical evidence for such an extensive scission. ) c:~nN N'll,l)l"! ought to be regarded as a later addition. This addition was possibly influenced by a similar motivation in v. 11. 44Against most scholars.
61 Thus also Veijola 1995b, 305-306. 58 0tto 2. Deuteronomy 31 Jos 6-8 is difficult to construe, for the latter is a product of several editorial layers. It would be improbable that the successive redactors of Jos 6-862 used the same few verses ofDt 13 without using the rest of the chapter. In contrast, influence from Jos 6-8 to Dt 13 is easy to fathom because a late redactor, reading Joshua, could have utilized the phrases of all three chapters. The editor evidently consulted passages that dealt with an issue that would arise from the implementation ofDt 13:13-16a.