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Title: Jahwe oder der Perserkönig?
Subtitle: Intertextuelle und semantische Studien zu Jes 40,10
Author(s): GASS, Erasmus
Journal: Biblica
Volume: 92    Issue: 4   Date: 2011   
Pages: 503-527
DOI: 10.2143/BIB.92.4.3188822

Abstract :
Due to the chosen vocabulary and to intertextual connections, Isa 40,9-11 hint covertly at the Persian king who is responsible for the political turmoil that also affected the Babylonian Gola. The Persian king is characterized as a triumphant warrior (v. 10) and a caring shepherd (v. 11). Since Cyros administers the duties of a shepherd in Isa 44:28, he might be the one who acts on behalf of Yahweh here.

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