is a god ['el] of knowledge, a god ['el] who balances his actions; The bows of the mighty are broken, but the feeble gird on strength; Those who were full have hired themselves out for bread, but those who were hungry cease forever[?]; The barren has borne seven, but she who has many children is bereaved; YHWH
causes to die and brings to life, he brings down to Sheol and raises up; YHWH
makes poor and makes rich, he makes low, he also exalts; He raises up the poor from the dust, he lifts the needy from the ash heap, To make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor.
This means that Israel believes (meaning in nifal and hifil) in God because Israel already knows through its own history that YHWH
has protected them like a mother and father (meaning in qal).
commissioned Abram to go forth for multi-plying incentives: in order to (1) arrive unto a land (which Yhwh
did not name), (2) become a great nation, (3) receive Yhwh
's blessing, (4) become a great name, (5) become a blessing, (6) mete out Yhwh
's blessing (to those who bless him), (7) receive Yhwh
's protection (against his curser), and (8) become a source of blessing for all the families of the earth.
Instead of blaming YHWH
for their defeat, Judeans believed that they had not been faithful to YHWH
and that they were being punished.
La misericordia de YHWH
es la que quiere vincularse con su pueblo mediante una institucion, que es la alianza, que cuenta con sus mediaciones, su culto y sus leyes, sus bendiciones y maldiciones, su logica propia.
How can we find the love and energy needed not only to fight the empire but to help YHWH
The difference between the captain and Jonah is represented in part in a distinction in knowledge (the generic "the god" as opposed to YHWH
), yet the captain pronounces the "Perhaps God will be merciful" (here taking the form of "perhaps the god will spare us"), which suggests some connection to a truth revealed to Moses on Sinai.
So we learn from Jonah's prayer to YHWH
at that time.
We assented, in a blank check, to the new rules of YHWH
, because we knew they would be better than the old quotas of Pharaoh (Exodus 19:8).
Finalmente, la narracion retoma la marcha desde la montana de YHWH
durante tres dias hasta encontrar donde descansar (10:33-36).
Two complementary kinds of texts will be analysed from the viewpoint of the ideology they convey: the type of the so-called 'creation' narrative and the texts that call on readers to serve Yhwh
alone, denying other gods.
14,10 se narra que los israelitas, llenos de temor, "clamaron a YHWH
" y en 14,15 tenemos la respuesta divina a ese clamor: "?Por que sigues clamando a mi?