7 And when Phinehas
, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from among the congregation, and took a javelin in his hand; 8 And he went after the man of Israel into the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel, and the woman through her belly.
Her topics include Noah and Phinehas
: originality and textual reuse, on weather: nature lists and Ben Sira's use of Psalms and Job, and the physician and piety: textual reuse and perspectives on medicine.
This perspective is reflected also in the Apostolic Constitutions (document of Syrian origin - 4th century) in which there are mentioned the priests ordained by God from the beginning of the world: Abel, Seth, Enosh, Enoch, Noah, Melchizedek, Job, Abraham and the rest of the patriarchs, Moses, Aaron, Eleazar, Phinehas
and Samuel (Donaldson 1997, 482).
The rabbis who comment on this story-and it's important to note that they do, early and often, mostly with a stream of objections to the whole saga--point to another narrative silence: that of Phinehas
, the priest at the local shrine.
(1988) The Flogging of Phinehas
McIntosh: a tale of colonial folly and injustice, Bechuanaland 1933.
(3.) The case of Phinehas
and Zimri is debatable and, in any case, involved at most a tribal leader.
It is thus perhaps somewhere between irony and serendipity that Jews will fill the synagogue pews this Saturday morning, perhaps seeking spiritual uplift, only to be regaled with the story of Phinehas
, the most celebrated vigilante in the Torah.
Music Upon This Dawning with special guests The Browning, Adestria, Phinehas
, Dayseeker, Letting Go, In Honor Of, 6 p.m.
Written by Phinehas
Hodges, Hoover, Tyson VanSkiver.
(12.) Collins, John, "The Zeal of Phinehas
: The Bible and the Legitimization of Violence," Journal of Biblical Literature, Vol.
Tyconius also sees those killed for the idolatry at Shittim in Numbers 25 as indicating the evil part of a bipartite church, (89) even as the midrash on Song of Songs 1:5 opposes the black idolaters of Shittim to the beautiful Phinehas
, who slays the Israelite and his Midianite consort after these latter two have presented themselves before the whole community (see Ps 106:30).
Saul, David, Solomon but also the Pharaoh, Cyrus and the Messiah or Servant of Yahweh), the people of Israel or a particular group within Israel (the house of Phinehas
or the Davidic line).