Jehoiachin and his Oracle
A Jeremianic Scribal Framework for the End of the Deuteronomistic History
Series: Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures and its Contexts, 31
Gorgias Press | 2020
Published: 15 Jan 2020
King Jehoiachin, the last Judahite king exiled to Babylon, became the focus of conflicting hopes and fears about a revived Davidic kingship after the exile. As Sensenig demonstrates, this conflict stemmed from a drastic oracle from Jeremiah that seemed to categorically reject Jehoiachin, while the canon records that he not only survived but thrived in exile.
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