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Original and interesting study of the meaning of piety amoung observant Jews of the late Second Temple period.

I HILLEL, THE חסיד 1. The word חסיד is well known from the Psalms as denoting a pious man who, in all adversity, put his trust in God; in the plural it refers in the same book to a group of men similarly distinguished by their attachment to God. The Oxford Gesenius, 339b, has about it this: ‘ חסיד , kind, pious, so, as denoting active practice of חסד  , kindness; its use as attribute of God, Jer. 3. 12; Ps. 145. 17,  and the contextPs. 12. 2; Mic. 7. 2,  & c., favour active sense. 2. Pious, godly, either as exhibition of “ duteous love” toward God, or ( in view of rarity of such passages as Hos. 6. 4, 6; Jer. 2. 2,  and their possible ambiguity) because kindness, as prominent in the godly, comes to imply other attributes, and to be a designation of the godly character, piety. In Maccabean age, συναγωγX  Ασιδαßων denoted, technically, the party of the pious who opposed the Hellenization of Judaea, 1 Mac. 2. 42; 7. 13; 2 Mac. 14. 6; so perhaps Ps. 116. 15; 149. 1, 5,  9.’ On p. 338b: ‘ חסד  affection of Israel to God, love to God, piety, Jer. 2. 2; Hos. 6. 4, 6.’ 1  The active meaning of the word is specially interesting in Ps. 145. 17,  The Lord is just in all His ways, and חסיד in all His works; for as צדיק designates God as employing justice, so חסיד describes Him as employing love towards His creatures, 2 and the word is identical with עושה חסד in Exod. 20. 6.  The same words are used of men in parallel sentences in Isa. 57. 1:  הצדיק אבד ואיןאיש שם על לב ואנשי  חסד נאספים באין מבין , where איש חסד is the same as חסיד , as in Prov. 11. 17.3  This also shows that חסיד in the case of man means the same as in that of God: 1 See also Gesenius- Buhl, s. v. חסד and . חסיד 2 See also Ps. 33. 5. 3 See Delitzsch, Baethgen, and others, on Ps. 145. 17.   C  h a p t e r Home  | T O C

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