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For all the talk about Bible being a source of Western ethics, Mitchell's is one of the very few books extant that pays more then a lip service to this concept.

       C    h  a  p  t e  r   Home |    T  O   C       |    I n  d  e  x  CONTENTS PAGEPREFACE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v ABBREVIATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi I. A COMMENTARY ON HAGGAI AND ZECH- ARIAH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 INTRODUCTION: THE HISTORIC BACKGROUND OF THE PROPHECIES OF HAGGAI AND ZECHARIAH 3– 24 § 1. Cyrus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3– 14 § 2. Cambyses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14– 17 § 3. Darius I, Hystaspes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17– 24 HAGGAI AND HIS PROPHECIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25– 38 § 1. Personal History of the Prophet . . . . . . . . . 25– 27 § 2. The Book of Haggai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27– 30 § 3. The Text of Haggai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30– 35 § 4. The Thoughts and Style of Haggai. . . . . . . . 36– 39 COMMENTARY ON THE PROPHECIES OF HAGGAI . . 40– 79 § 1. The Movement to Rebuild the Sanctuary . . . 40– 57 § 2. The Resources of the Builders . . . . . . . . . . 58– 65 § 3. The New Era of the Restored Temple. . . . . . 66– 76 § 4. The Future of the Leader Zerubbabel . . . . . 76– 79 ZECHARIAH AND HIS PROPHECIES . . . . . . . . . . . . 81– 106 § 1. The Personal History of the Prophet . . . . . . 81– 84 § 2. The Structure of Chapters 1– 8 . . . . . . . . . . 84 § 3. The Text of Chapters 1– 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84– 97 § 4. The Style of Zechariah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98– 102 § 5. The Teaching of Zechariah . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102– 106 COMMENTARY ON THE PROPHECIES OF ZECHARIAH 107– 217 1. The Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108– 115 2. A Series of Visions With Their Interpretation . 115– 194 a. The Return from Captivity . . . . . . . . . . . 115– 147 ( 1) The Hollow of the Myrtles. . . . . . . . . 115– 130 ( 2) The Horns and Their Destroyers . . . . . 130– 136 ( 3) The Man with the Measuring Line . . . . 136– 140   ( 4) An Appeal to the Exiles . . . . . . . . . . . 140– 147 vii

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Front MatterTitle PagePREFACECONTENTSABBREVIATIONSI. A CRITICAL AND EXEGETICAL COMMENTARY ON HAGGAI AND ZECHARIAHINTRODUCTION: THE HISTORIC BACKGROUND OF THE PROPHECIES OF HAGGAI AND ZECHARIAH§ 1. CYRUS§ 2. CAMBYSES§ 3. DARIUS I, HYSTASPESHAGGAI AND HIS PROPHECIES§ 1. PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE PROPHET§ 2. THE BOOK OF HAGGAI§ 3. THE TEXT OF HAGGAI§ 4. THE THOUGHTS AND STYLE OF HAGGAICOMMENTARY ON THE PROPHECIES OF HAGGAI§ 1. THE MOVEMENT TO REBUILD THE SANCTUARY§ 2. THE RESOURCES OF THE BUILDERS§ 3. THE NEW ERA OF THE RESTORED TEMPLE§ 4. THE FUTURE OF THE LEADER ZERUBBABELZECHARIAH AND HIS PROPHECIES§ 1. THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE PROPHET§ 2. THE STRUCTURE OF CHAPTERS 1–8§ 3. THE TEXT OF CHAPTERS 1–8§ 4. THE STYLE OF ZECHARIAH§ 5. THE TEACHING OF ZECHARIAHCOMMENTARY ON THE PROPHECIES OF ZECHARIAH1. THE INTRODUCTION2. A SERIES OF VISIONS WITH THEIR INTERPRETATIONa. THE RETURN FROM CAPTIVITY(1) THE HOLLOW OF THE MYRTLES.(2) THE HORNS AND THEIR DESTROYERS(3) THE MAN WITH THE MEASURING LINE(4) AN APPEAL TO THE EXILESb. THE ANOINTED OF YAHWEH(1) THE ACCUSED HIGH PRIEST(2) THE SYMBOLIC CANDELABRUMc. THE SEAT OF WICKEDNESS(1) THE FLYING ROLL(2) THE WOMAN IN THE EPHAH(3) THE FOUR CHARIOTSd. THE PRINCE OF JUDAH(1) A SYMBOLIC CROWN(2) ZERUBBABEL AND THE TEMPLE3. A NEW ERAa. AN INQUIRY FROM BETHELb. A SERIES OF ORACLES(1) THE TEACHING OF THE PAST(2) THE PROMISE OF THE FUTURE(3) THE PAST AND FUTURE IN CONTRAST(4) THE REIGN OF JOY AND GLADNESSTHE DATE AND AUTHORSHIP OF THE SECOND PART OF ZECHARIAH§ 1. THE STRUCTURE OF CHAPTERS 9–14§ 2. THE TEXT OF CHAPTERS 9–14§ 3. THE AUTHORSHIP OF CHAPTERS 9–14COMMENTARY ON CHAPTERS 9–141. THE REVIVAL OF THE HEBREW NATIONa. THE NEW KINGDOMb. A PROMISE OF FREEDOM AND PROSPERITYc. THE PLAN OF RESTORATIONd. THE TWO SHEPHERDS2. THE FUTURE OF JUDAH AND JERUSALEMa. THE JEWS IN THEIR INTERNAL RELATIONSb. THE JEWS AND THE NATIONSINDEXII. A CRITICAL AND EXEGETICALCOMMENTARY ON THE BOOK OF MALACHIINTRODUCTION TO MALACHI§ 1. THE BOOK OF MALACHI1. ITS CONTENTS2. ITS UNITY3. ITS STYLE§ 2. THE TIMES§ 3. THE PROPHET§ 4. THE MESSAGE OF MALACHI§ 5. LITERATURE ON THE BOOK OF MALACHICOMMENTARY ON THE BOOK OF MALACHI§ 1. THE SUPERSCRIPTION§ 2. PROOF OF YAHWEH'S LOVE§ 3. YAHWEH HONOURS THEM THAT HONOUR HIM§ 4. YAHWEH'S PROTEST AGAINST DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE WITH IDOLATROUS WOMEN§ 5. THE NEAR APPROACH OF THE DAY OF JUDGMENT§ 6. THE PAYMENT OF TITHES WINS THE BLESSING OF GOD§ 7. THE FINAL TRIUMPH OF THE RIGHTEOUSINDEXES TO MALACHIIII. A CRITICAL AND EXEGETICALCOMMENTARY ON JONAHINTRODUCTION TO JONAH§ 1. THE CHARACTER OF THE STORY OF JONAH§ 2. ORIGIN AND PURPOSE OF THE STORY§ 3. INSERTION OF THE BOOK IN THE PROPHETIC CANON§ 4. THE DATE OF THE BOOK§ 5. THE UNITY OF THE BOOK§ 6. THE PSALM IN CHAPTER 2§ 7. THE TEXT OF THE BOOK§ 8. MODERN LITERATURECOMMENTARY ON JONAHJONAH'S DISOBEDIENCE AND FLIGHTTHE STORM ON THE SEATHE DISCOVERY OF JONAH AS THE GUILTY ONETHE STILLING OF THE STORMJONAH'S DELIVERANCEA PRAYER OF THANKSGIVINGYAHWEH'S RENEWED COMMAND AND JONAH'S PREACHING IN NINEVEHTHE RESULT OF JONAH'S PREACHINGJONAH'S DISPLEASUREYAHWEH'S REBUKE OF JONAHAPPLICATION OF THE OBJECT LESSONNOTE ON THE USE OF .... AND ..... IN THE BOOK OF JONAH
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