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Josiah D. Peeler

Punning in Odd or Elegant Constructions in Jeremiah

The Convergence of Linguistics, Rhetoric, and Textuality in the Hebrew Text of Jeremiah
[Wortspielerei in seltsamen und eleganten Konstruktionen in Jeremia. Das Zusammenwirken von Linguistik, Rhetorik und Textualität in der hebräischen Fassung von Jeremia.]
2024. Approx. 250 pages.
forthcoming in September 2024
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-163199-3
approx.
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Summary
The Hebrew text of Jeremiah utilizes infelicitous or symmetric elements to produce puns demonstrating a contextual theme. While previous studies have largely ignored this type of pun in the Hebrew Bible, Josiah D. Peeler illustrates that it was a common device in ancient Near Eastern textual production.

Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2. Reihe (FAT II)