Aramaic Ezra and Daniel

Aramaic Ezra and Daniel

A Handbook on the Hebrew Text

Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible

by John A. Cook

445 pages, 5.25 x 8.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781481305549
  • Published: March 2019

$39.95

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In this volume, John Cook provides a foundational analysis of the Aramaic text of Ezra and Daniel. The analysis is distinguished by the detailed yet comprehensive attention paid to the text. Cook’s analysis is a convenient pedagogical and reference tool that explains the form and syntax of the biblical text, offers guidance for deciding between competing semantic analyses, engages important text-critical debates, and addresses questions relating to the Aramaic text that are frequently overlooked or ignored by standard commentaries. Beyond serving as a succinct and accessible analytic key, Aramaic Ezra and Daniel also reflects the most up-to-date advances in scholarship on grammar and linguistics. This handbook proves itself an indispensable tool for anyone committed to a deep reading of the biblical text.