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Dm Elija-Überlieferungen in 1 Kön 17~19; 21; 2 Kön 1

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This chapter provides an overview of the majority of Elijah traditions embedded in the framework of the Omrides king Ahab and the tradition history of Elijah tradition, especially in 1 Kings 17-19. The coherent text of the Elijah-complex traditions is in 1 Kings 17-19 to divide the diachronic analysis even further. In the first major section of the Elijah tradition 1 Kings 17,1 to 19,21, it comes right in 17,1 to a confrontation between Elijah and King Ahab, Elijah announces a drought. The major text predeuteronomic editing complex including the Carmel scene is in the drought-Carmel composition, with individual traditions were joined together under the general theme of the drought in greater compositional unit. Another brief confrontation between king and prophet is made within the Elijah tradition in 2 Kings 1,2-8,17. The superiority of Elijah to the king is presented. The original text of the chapter is in German.

Keywords: Ahab; diachronic analysis; drought-Carmel composition; Elijah tradition; predeuteronomic editing complex; prophet



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