By Nancy Nam Hoon Tan

This examine is at the determine אשה זדהand נכד׳ה, additionally more often than not known as the ‘Strange girl’ in Proverbs 1-9. it really is an try and comprehend the which means which defines her, and the starting place and improvement of her motif. the 1st half argues opposed to defining her as a sexual predator, yet as an ethnic foreigner based on the lexical reports ofזד and נכד. It lines her beginning in the Hebrew scripture, the felony files and particularly to the DtrH's portrayal of international women/wives. for this reason, it distinguishes the 2 motifs: the motif of the adulteress and the motif of the international girl; the latter, which symbolizes the temptation to apostasy. The examine will then cross directly to clarify how the author of Proverbs 1-9 employs this motif of the international girl in his poetic composition. the second one half tracks the advance of this motif in the course of the next Jewish knowledge literature and observes the way it alterations and loses the ‘foreignness’ of her unique motif in Eccl. 7:26; 4Q184; LXX Proverbs; Hebrew Ben Sira; Greek Ben Sira; and eventually disappears in knowledge of Solomon. It proffers to appreciate this sluggish transformation opposed to a history of social and spiritual change.

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This examine is at the determine אשה זדהand נכד׳ה, additionally as a rule referred to as the ‘Strange lady’ in Proverbs 1-9. it truly is an try and comprehend the that means which defines her, and the beginning and improvement of her motif. the 1st half argues opposed to defining her as a sexual predator, yet as an ethnic foreigner in response to the lexical reports ofזד and נכד.

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