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Donkeys in the Biblical world

Kenneth Way

Donkeys in the Biblical world

a ceremonial and symbolic study

by Kenneth Way

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Published by Eisenbrauns in Winona Lake, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donkeys,
  • Religion,
  • Semites,
  • Religious life and customs,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementKenneth Way
    SeriesHistory, archaeology, and culture of the Levant -- 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1605.D66 W39 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24917985M
    ISBN 109781575062136
    LC Control Number2011025298

    Feb 6, - pages and pages of donkeys. See more ideas about Donkey, Books, The donkey pins. Introduction from the NIV Study Bible | Go to Genesis Title. The first phrase in the Hebrew text of is bereshith (“in [the] beginning”), which is also the Hebrew title of the book (books in ancient times customarily were named after their first word or two). The English title, Genesis, is Greek in origin and comes from the word geneseos, which appears in the pre-Christian Greek.

    Baʹlaam can’t see the angel, but his donkey does. So the donkey keeps trying to turn away from the angel, and finally just lies down on the road. Baʹlaam is very angry, and beats his donkey with a stick. Then Jehovah causes Baʹlaam to hear his donkey speak to him. ‘What have I done to you so that you should beat me?’ asks the donkey. The lesson here from the animal spirit guide world is one of caution. When we have a challenge, look for a safe means of resolving it rather than simply running right ahead. Donkey arrived in America on the 2nd voyage of Columbus in

    “And for her [Sarai] sake he [Pharaoh] dealt well with Abram; and he had sheep, oxen, male donkeys, male and female slaves, female donkeys, and camels.” — Genesis Camels play a major role in the Biblical narrative of the patriarchs ; the animals are mentioned over 20 times in Genesis alone. This revised Hebrew Union College dissertation (supervised by Nili S. Fox who also wrote a brief foreword, pp. ix–x) represents a comprehensive discussion of donkeys in the biblical world (defined within the limits of the Bronze and Iron ages, p. 2) and seeks .


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Donkeys in the Biblical world by Kenneth Way Download PDF EPUB FB2

The need for this study on donkeys is very apparent in the disciplines that study the biblical world. There is not a single monograph or article that treats this subject comprehensively.

Philologists have discussed the meaning of the Amorite phrase “to kill a jackass,” and archaeologists have discussed the phenomenon of equid by: 9. The need for this study on donkeys is very apparent in the disciplines that study the biblical world. There is not a single monograph or article that treats this subject comprehensively.

Philologists have discussed the meaning of the Amorite phrase "to kill a jackass," and archaeologists have discussed the phenomenon of equid burials.

In this volume, Kenneth Way explores the role of donkeys in the symbolism and ceremonies of the biblical world. His study stands alone in providing a comprehensive examination of donkeys in ancient Near Eastern texts, the archaeological record, and the Hebrew Bible.

Way demonstrates that donkeys held a distinct status in the beliefs and rituals of the ancient Near East and especially Canaan Author: Kenneth Way.

Donkeys in the Biblical World: Ceremony and Symbol Way, Kenneth C. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, pp. xvi + $ Series Information History, Archaeology, and Culture of the Levant, 2 Description: In this volume, Kenneth Way explores the role of donkeys in the symbolism and ceremonies of the biblical world.

His study stands alone in. He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, so he reached out and took it and killed a thousand men with it. Then Samson said, “With the jawbone of a donkey, Heaps upon heaps, With the jawbone of a donkey I have killed a thousand men.” When he had finished speaking, he threw the jawbone from his hand; and he named that place Ramath-lehi.

Travelers to Bethany by David Roberts, (PD ), Old Book Art Balaam's donkey is the second and last animal recorded in the Bible to speak audibly to a human by the Lord's enablement. Balaam was a mercenary prophet that was hired by the enemies of Israel to pronounce a.

This is the text of a script I will be using for a video presentation in about a month’s time dealing with breeding donkeys.

It has nothing to do with animal husbandry, but one of the organizers. Webster's Bible Translation Speak, ye that ride on white asses, ye that sit in judgment, and walk by the way. World English Bible "Tell [of it], you who ride on white donkeys, you who sit on rich carpets, and you who walk by the way.

Young's Literal Translation Riders on white asses -- Sitters on a long robe -- And walkers by the way -- meditate. The Adultery of Oholah and Oholibah 19 Yet she multiplied her promiscuity, remembering the days of her youth, when she had prostituted herself in the land of Egypt 20 and lusted after their lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of stallions.

21 So you revisited the indecency of your youth, when the Egyptians caressed your bosom and pressed your. Balaam’s Donkey Talks, and Balaam Sees and Angel. God sends an angel to divert Balaam’s path on the road to Moab.

Balaam can’t see it but apparently his donkey can (Numbers ). It keeps veering off the path, so its owner keeps beating it. After the third beating, the donkey turns to him and speaks, asking why Balaam keeps beating him. But the Bible encourages us to be donkeys in a most surprising sense.

1 A Donkey Redeemed. Exodus Under the law of Moses, the firstborn of cattle and sheep were offered to God, but a donkey was redeemed with the sacrifice of a lamb (Exodus ).

If a donkey was not redeemed by a lamb, the donkey was not allowed to live. Get this from a library. Donkeys in the biblical world: ceremony and symbol. [Kenneth C Way] -- "In this volume, Kenneth Way explores the role of donkeys in the symbolism and ceremonies of the biblical world.

His study stands alone in providing a comprehensive examination of donkeys in ancient. And the donkey saw the angel of the Lord standing in the road, with a drawn sword in his hand.

And the donkey turned aside out of the road and went into the field” (Num ba) but Balaam didn’t give up that easily though so “Balaam struck the donkey, to turn her into the road” (Num b).

Donkeys were a familiar sight in Bible times. In Old Testament times, before horses became used more regularly, riding a donkey or mule was a common form of transportation, even for royalty (2 Sam ; 1 Kings ). When laws were spelled out by God concerning the treatment of animals, donkeys were specifically mentioned in.

In the ancient Middle Eastern world, leaders rode horses if they rode to war, but donkeys if they came in peace. First Kings mentions Solomon riding a donkey on the day he was recognized as the new king of Israel.

Other instances of leaders riding donkeys. a) This is a very thoughtful book from a scholar with a deep commitment to reaching an understanding of how biblical truth should be shaping a Christian outlook on today’s world. Bauckham calls us to a countercultural role that can address shortcomings of both the modernist and the postmodernist positions, equipped by a biblical understanding Reviews: 2.

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. You must not do any work—you, your son or daughter, your male or female slave, your ox or donkey, any of your livestock, or the foreigner who lives within your gates, so that your male and female slaves may rest as you do.

Balaam (/ ˈ b eɪ l æ m /; Hebrew: בִּלְעָם ‎, Standard Bilʻam Tiberian Bilʻām) is a diviner in the Torah whose story begins in Chapter 22 of the Book of Numbers ().Every ancient reference to Balaam considers him a non-Israelite, a prophet, and the son of Beor, though Beor is not clearly identified.

Though some sources may only describe the positive blessings he delivers upon. 1 Samuel 9 New Century Version (NCV) Saul Looks for His Father’s Donkeys. 9 Kish, son of Abiel from the tribe of Benjamin, was an important man. (Abiel was the son of Zeror, who was the son of Becorath, who was the son of Aphiah of Benjamin.) 2 Kish had a son named Saul, who was a fine young man.

There was no Israelite better than he. Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Hebrew Union College, under the title, The ceremonial and symbolic significance of donkeys in the Biblical world. Description: 1 online resource (xvi, pages):.

Judges shows that the use of donkeys or foals as animals for riding and expressing abundance, power, influence etc., is a tradition in the Near Eastern Israelite monotheistic culture. White she-donkeys from Judges are related to the Messiah and his foal of a donkey, lit. sons of female donkey, from Genesis, 5.The Bible is certainly full of wonderful amazing facts, but accepting the fact that folks lived to be over years old is a whole lot easier to swallow than believing that every single man in the Old Testament walked around town with giant donkey-sized tallywhackers and balls the size of grapefruits!

Probably the most famous donkey in the Old Testament is the one ridden by Balaam the prophet in the book of Numbers. While on the way to curse the Children of Israel, Balaam and his donkey passed.