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God’s name is highly exalted by a narrator believed by some theologians to be King David, The narrator praises God for the general gift of creation, and for smiting his (David’s) enemies. David speculates quite cleverly on why God give
It’s been a while since I got round to submitting my atheistic Bible studies, but here goes. Isaiah has a stark vision of God’s own temple settling (like a UFO?) on a mountain-top overlooking the temporal temple at Jerusalem.
King David prays to beg God to get rid of his many enemies, who are championing a rival claimant to the Israeli throne of Jerusalem. David tells God that if he, David, is unworthy as man and king, God should smite him down on the spot and have don
The longest of the Bible’s prose books, with only the poetry of the 150 Psalms taking up more verses. We are notified from the outset that this is a grim prophetic vision given to the seer, Isaiah, who allegedly writes it all up in the first person.
The Bible’s celebration of love and longing reaches its end in this chapter. The lady protagonist dreams that Solomon was her brother suckling at their mother’s breasts alongside her – a rather incestuous reflection. &nb
The never named woman who narrates the song of praise to Solomon feels good in herself as she is encouraged to dress well and groom herself to her finest in the hope of being noticed by him – her self esteem runs very high. Again she compare
This chapter is a desperate yearning for the remote absentee male lover, and fear that he may be seeking love elsewhere. The woman narrating sings his virtues and good looks, echoing many of the comparisons made in Chapter Four with his perfect te