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Kingship, Divine
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I. Concept and Terminology – II. Religio-historical Aspects – III. Theological Significance

I. Concept and Terminology

References to Yahweh's “kingdom” or “kingship,” using the abstract nouns מַלְכוּת/malkût (1 Chron 17:14; 28:5; Pss 103:19; 145:11–13; Dan 3:33; 4:31 [Eng. 4:34]; etc.), מְלוּכָה/mĕlûkāh (Obad 21; Ps 22:29*),מַמְלָכָה/mamlākāh (1 Chron 29:11), and מֶמְשָׁלָה/memšālāh (Pss 103:22; 114:2; 145:13), appear…

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Janowski, Bernd, “Kingship, Divine”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_11955>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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