Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Isaiah In The Book Of Chronicles

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

The majority of the prophets and inspired messengers in the Book of Chronicles have been 'invented' by the Chronicler and should therefore be characterized as 'literary personages' rather than historical persons. Before answering the question regarding the way in which the Chronicler presents Isaiah and his book, needs a broad outline of the context in which this prophet is presented in the Book of Kings. Therefore, first of all a general overview of 2 Kings 18-20 are undertaken in this chapter, which is then compared with the characteristics of 2 Chronicles 29-32. By far the largest part of 2 Kings 18-20 has been devoted to the story dealing with the siege of Jerusalem by the Assyrian army, followed by the narrative relating to King Hezekiah's illness and the report dealing with the arrival of the Babylonian delegation.

Keywords: 2 Chronicles 29-32; 2 Kings 18-20; Isaiah; King Hezekiah

10.1163/ej.9789004186576.i-468.13
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004186576.i-468.13
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Isaiah in Context — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation