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The metaphor of Yahweh as healer in the prophetic books of the Old Testament

D. F. O’Kennedy
In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi | Vol 41, No 3 | a314 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ids.v41i3.314 | © 2007 D. F. O’Kennedy | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 July 2007 | Published: 27 July 2007

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D. F. O’Kennedy, Department of Old and New Testament, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Yahweh as healer is not a major metaphor in the Old Tes- tament, but it nevertheless plays a significant role in the proph- etic books.


Healing; Old Testament; Metaphors For Yahweh


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