Michael D. Coogan

in The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Augmented Third Edition, New Revised Standard Version

Published in print February 2007 | ISBN: 9780195288803
Published online April 2009 |

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Oracle (lit. “burden”) describes a kind of prophetic speech that responds to the questions of the community (Isa 13.1; Jer 23.33–40; Ezek 12.10; Hab 1.1; Zech 9.1; 12.1; Mal 1.1 ). Here the prophet attempts to clarify the divine role in the collapse of Nineveh, capital of the Neo‐Assyrian empire. The vision, Ob 1 . The location of Elkosh is unknown.

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Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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