Jeremiah and Lamentations

Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries

Volume 21

by R. K. Harrison

Jeremiah and Lamentations
paperback
  • Length: 246 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5 × 8.25 in
  • Published: November 19, 2009
  •  Out of Print
  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-4221-6
  • Item Code: 4221
  • Case Quantity: 40

With the ancient Near East in a state of ferment and the nation of Judah experiencing a succession of political crises, God stationed a man on the scene to speak the divine word. Jeremiah was called by God to the unhappy task of telling an unheeding nation it was going to be judged and destroyed. Often he seemed to despair, yet he continued to utter God's truth fearlessly, leaving as part of his spiritual legacy a demonstration of a man's ability to make religious life an essentially personal relationship with God.

The structural analysis of this commentary, along with the historical and cultural background it provides, opens up to modern readers one of the Old Testament's most fascinating books.

The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a larger, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series.

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CONTENTS

General Preface

Author's Preface

Chief Abbreviations

Short Bibliography

Jeremiah
Introduction
Title and Place in Canon
Historical and Archaelogical Background
Ancient Near Eastern Covenant Forms
Structure, Authorship and Date
The Man and His Message
The Hebrew Text and the Septuagint
Analysis
Commentary
Additional Notes
True and False Prophets
The New Covenant

Lamentations
Introduction
Title and Place in Canon
Historical Background
Structure, Authorship and Date
The Patterns of Hebrew Poetry
The Theology of Lamentations
The Hebrew Text and the Septuagint

Analysis

Commentary

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