Ishmael's Assassination of Gedaliah: Echoes of the Saul-David Story in Jeremiah 40:7-41:18

Publication Year:
2005
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https://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/lts_fac_pubs/8
Author(s):
Yates, Gary E.
article description
Presents a study on the intertextual connections between the story of Ishmael's assassination of Gedaliah and the Saul-David story in Jeremiah 40:7-41:18. Collapse of the house of David in the book of Jeremiah; Conditions in the land under Gedaliah's leadership; Several accounts in the Bible which connect the two stories.