Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Ezek 40-48: Studies on Particular Chapters



[see also:  Ezek 1-3 and Ezek 8-11 and Ezek 40-48 as a whole]


The bibliography is divided into five sections as follows:

I.    Ezek 40-42

Busink, T. A., Der Tempel von Jerusalem von Salomo bis Herodes: eine archäologisch-historische Studie unter Berücksichtigung des westsemitischen Tempelbaus. Vol. 2: Von Ezechiel bis Middot (Nederlands Instituut voor Het Nabije Oosten, Studia Francisci Scholten memoriae dicata, 3; Leiden: Brill, 1980) 701-775.

Elliger, K., "Die großen Tempelsakristeien im Verfassungsentwurf des Ezechiel (42,1ff)", in W. F. Albright et al., Geschichte und Altes Testament. Aufsätze Albrecht Alt zum siebzigsten Geburtstag (BHT 16; Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1953) 79-103.

Hurvitz, A., The Term לשׁכות שׁרים (Ezek. 40:44) and its Place in the Cultic Terminology of the Temple", in S. Japhet (ed.), Studies in Bible 1986 (Scripta Hierosolymitana, 31; Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, 1986) 49-62.

Joyce, P. M., "Ezekiel 40-42: The Earliest 'Heavenly Ascent' Narrative?", in H. J. de Jonge – J. Tromp (eds.), The Book of Ezekiel and Its Influence (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007) 17-41.

Kilchör, B., "Noch einmal: Das Verhältnis von Ez 40:44-46 und 44:14-16", VT 67 (2017) 9-15.

Konkel, M., "Das Datum der zweiten Tempelvision Ezechiels (Ez 40,1)", BN 92 (1998) 55-70.

Levitt Kohn, R., "'With a Mighty Hand and an Outstretched Arm': The Prophet and the Torah in Ezekiel 40", in S. L. Cook – C. L. Patton (eds.), Ezekiel's Hierarchical World: Wrestling with a Tiered Reality (SBLSymS 31; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2004) 159-168.

Lust, J., "Ezekiel 36-40 in the Oldest Greek Manuscript", CBQ 43 (1981) 517-533.

Schenker, A., "Das Allerheiligste in Ezechiels Tempel war ein Hof: Die Tragweite der ursprünglichen Septuaginta in Ez 41,1-4", in F. García Martínez – M. Vervenne (eds.), Interpreting Translation: Studies on the LXX and Ezekiel in Honour of Johan Lust (BETL 192; Leuven: Leuven University Press – Peeters, 2005) 359-369. Reprinted [same title] in A. Schenker, Anfänge der Textgeschichte des Alten Testaments: Studien zu Entstehung und Verhältnis der frühesten Textformen (BWANT 194; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2011) 165-175.

Young, R. C., "Ezekiel 40:1 as a Corrective for Seven Wrong Ideas in Biblical Interpretation", AUSS 44 (2006) 265-283.

Zimmerli, W., "Ezechieltempel und Salomostadt", in B. Hartmann – E. Jenni – E. Y. Kutscher – V. Maag – I. L. Seeligmann – R. Smend (eds.), Hebräische Wortforschung. Festschrift zum 80. Geburtstag von Walter Baumgartner (VTSup 16; Leiden: Brill, 1967) 389-414; = [same title], in W. Zimmerli, Studien zur alttestamentlichen Theologie und Prophetie: Gesammelte Aufsätze II (TB 51; München: Kaiser, 1974) 148-164.

II.    Ezek 43

Bodi, D., "Les expressions פגרי מלכיהם dans Ez 43, 7b.9 et פגרי גלוליהם dans Lv 26,30 à la lumière des termes akkadiens pagrû(m)/pagra’u(m) et maliku(m) des textes de Mari", in T. Römer (ed.), Lectio difficilior probabilior? L'exégèse comme expérience de décloisonnement. Mélanges offerts à Françoise Smyth-Florentin (Dielheimer Blätter zum Alten Testament und seiner Rezeption in der Alten Kirche, Beiheft 12; Heidelberg: Wiss.-theol. Seminar, 1991) 87-101.

Botta, A., "רחק in the Bible", Bib 87 (2006) 418-420.

Boyle, B., "'Holiness Has a Shape': The Place of the Altar in Ezekiel's Visionary Plan of Sacral Space (Ezekiel 43:1-12, 13-17, 18-27)", Australian Biblical Review 57 (2009) 1-21.

Dijkstra, M., "The Altar of Ezekiel: Fact or Fiction?", VT 42 (1992) 22-36.

Ehring, C., Die Rückkehr JHWHs. Traditions- und religionsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen zu Jesaja 40,1-11, Jesaja 52,7-10 und verwandten Texten (WMANT 116; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2007).

Janowski, B., "'Ich will in eurer Mitte wohnen'. Struktur und Genese der exilischen Schekina-Theologie", JBT 2 (1987) 165-193.

Kühn, D., Totengedenken bei den Nabatäern und im Alten Testament. Eine religionsgeschichtliche und exegetische Studie (AOAT 311; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2005), esp. 384-397.

Lilly, I. E., "'Like the Vision': Temple Tours, Comparative Genre, and Scribal Composition in Ezekiel 43", in W. A. Tooman – P. Barter (eds.), Ezekiel: Current Debates and Future Directions (FAT 112; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017) 210-232.

Ludwig, A., "Ezekiel 43:9", in L. A. Maxwell – D. O. Wenthe – P. L. Schrieber (eds.), "Hear the Word of Yahweh": Essays on Scripture and Archaeology in Honor of Horace D. Hummel (Saint Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2002) 67-78.

Lust, J., "Exegesis and Theology in the Septuagint of Ezekiel: The Longer 'Pluses' and Ezek 43,1-9", in C. E. Cox (ed.), VI Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies, Jerusalem 1986 (SBLSCS 23; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1987) 201-232.

Niehr, H., "The Abolition of the Cult of the Dead Kings in Jerusalem (Ezek 43:6-9)", in M. Korpel – L. L. Grabbe (eds.), Open-Mindedness in the Bible and Beyond: A Volume of Studies in Honour of Bob Becking (LHB/OTS 616; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015) 223-235.

Odell, M. S., "'The Wall is No More': Temple Reform in Ezekiel 43:7-9", in M. J. Boda – J. Novotny (eds.), From the Foundations to the Crenellations: Essays on Temple Building in the Ancient Near East and Hebrew Bible (AOAT 366; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2010) 339-355.

Stavrakopoulou, F., "Exploring the Gardens of Uzza: Death, Burial and Ideologies of Kingship", Bib 87 (2006) 1-21.

Yadin, A., "qwl as Hypostasis in the Hebrew Bible", JBL 122 (2003) 601-626.

III.    Ezek 44

Awabdy, M. A., "Yhwh Exegetes Torah: How Ezekiel 44:7-9 Bars Foreigners from the Sanctuary", JBL 131 (2012) 685-703.

Botta, A., "רחק in the Bible", Bib 87 (2006) 418-420.

Cardellini, I., I "Leviti", l'Esilio e il Tempio. Nuovi elementi per una rielaborazione storica (Roma: Lateran University Press, 2002).

Cody, A., A History of Old Testament Priesthood (AnBib 35; Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1969).

Cook, S. L., "Innerbiblical Interpretation in Ezekiel 44 and the History of Israel's Priesthood", JBL 114 (1995) 193-208.

Cross, F. M., "A Papyrus Recording a Divine Legal Decision and the Root רחק in Biblical and Near Eastern Legal Usage", in M. V. Fox – V. A. Hurowitz – A. Hurvitz (eds.), Texts, Temples, and Traditions: A Tribute to Menahem Haran (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1996) 311-320; = [same title], in F. M. Cross, Leaves from an Epigrapher's Notebook. Collected Papers in Hebrew and West Semitic Palaeography and Epigraphy (HSS 51; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 63-69.

Duguid, I. M., "Putting Priests in Their Place: Ezekiel's Contribution to the History of the Old Testament Priesthood", in S. L. Cook – C. L. Patton (eds.), Ezekiel's Hierarchical World: Wrestling with a Tiered Reality (SBLSymS 31; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2004) 43-59.

Duke, R. K., Punishment or Restoration? Another Look at the Levites of Ezekiel 44.6-16", JSOT 40 (1988) 61-81.

Fechter, F., "Priesthood in Exile According to the Book of Ezekiel", in S. L. Cook – C. L. Patton (eds.), Ezekiel's Hierarchical World: Wrestling with a Tiered Reality (SBLSymS 31; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2004) 27-41.

Galambush, J., "The Northern Voyage of Psammeticus II and its Implications for Ezekiel 44.7-9", in L. L. Grabbe – A. O. Bellis (eds.), The Priests in the Prophets. The Portrayal of Priests, Prophets, and Other Religious Specialists in the Latter Prophets (JSOTSup 408; London: T & T Clark, 2004) 65-78.

Gunneweg, A. H. J., Leviten und Priester. Hauptlinien der Traditionsbildung und Geschichte der israelitisch-jüdischen Kultpersonals (FRLANT 89; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1965).

Hermisson, H.-J., Sprache und Ritus im alttestamentlichen Kult (WMANT 19: Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1965).

Hunt, A., Missing Priests: The Zadokites in Tradition and History (LHB/OTS 452; London – New York, T & T Clark International, 2006), esp. 124-143.

Kilchör, B., "Noch einmal: Das Verhältnis von Ez 40:44-46 und 44:14-16", VT 67 (2017) 9-15.

Lemke, W. E., "Circumcision of the Heart: The Journey of a Biblical Metaphor", in B. A. Strawn – N. R. Bowen (eds.), A God So Near. Essays on Old Testament Theology in Honor of Patrick D. Miller (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 299-319.

Leuchter, M., "Zadokites, Deuteronomists, and the Exilic Debate Over Scribal Authority", JHS volume 7, article 10 (2007). (online here;  download directly here)

MacDonald, N., Priestly Rule: Polemic and Biblical Interpretation in Ezekiel 44 (BZAW 476; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015).

McConville, J. G., "Priests and Levites in Ezekiel: A Crux in the Interpretation of Israel's History", TynBul 34 (1983) 3-31.

Milgrom, J., "Ezekiel and the Levites," in S. Dolansky (ed.), Sacred History, Sacred Literature: Essays on Ancient Israel, the Bible, and Religion in Honor of R. E. Friedman on His Sixtieth Birthday (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2008) 3-12.

Nihan, C., "Ézéchiel 44,17-31 et la tradition sacerdotale", in H. Jenni – M. Saur (eds.), Nächstenliebe und Gottesfurcht: Beiträge aus alttestamentlicher, semitistischer und altorientalistischer Wissenschaft für Hans-Peter Mathys zum 65. Geburtstag (AOAT 439; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2016) 321-338.

North, F. S., "Aaron's Rise in Prestige", ZAW 66 (1954) 191-199.

Nurmela, R., The Levites: Their Emergence as a Second-Class Priesthood (South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism, 193; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1998).

Rooke, D. W., Zadok's Heirs: The Role and Development of the High Priesthood in Ancient Israel (Oxford Theological Monographs; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), esp. 104-122.

Samuel, H., Von Priestern zum Patriarchen. Levi und die Leviten im Alten Testament (BZAW 448; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2014).

Schaper, Joachim, Priester und Leviten im achämenidischen Juda. Studien zur Kult- und Sozialgeschichte Israels in persischer Zeit (FAT 31; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2000), esp. 122-129.

Schaper, J., "Rereading the Law. Inner-Biblical Exegesis of Divine Oracles in Ezekiel 44 and Isaiah 56", in B. M. Levinson – E. Otto (eds.), Recht und Ethik im Alten Testament. Beiträge des Symposiums "Das Alte Testament und die Kultur der Moderne" anlässlich des 100. Geburtstags Gerhard von Rads (1901-1971), Heidelberg, 18.-21. Oktober 2001 (Altes Testament und Moderne 13; Münster: LIT, 2004) 125-144.

Tiemeyer, L.-S., "The Question of Indirect Touch: Lam 4,14; Ezek 44,19 and Hag 2,12-13", Bib 87 (2006) 64-74.

Tuell, S. S., "The Priesthood of the 'Foreigner': Evidence of Competing Polities in Ezekiel 44:1-14 and Isaiah 56:1-8", in J. T. Strong – S. S. Tuell (eds.), Constituting the Community. Studies on the Polity of Ancient Israel in Honor of S. Dean McBride, Jr. (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2008) 183-204.

Warren, N., "'The Sin of the Sanctuary' and the Referent of מקדשׁ in Ezekiel 44", BBR 25 (2015) 311-323.

IV.    Ezek 47,1-12

Bodi, D., "The Double Current and the Tree of Healing in Ezekiel 47:1-12 in Light of Babylonian Iconography and Texts", WO 45 (2015) 22-37.

Darr, K. P., "The Wall Around Paradise. Ezekielian Ideas about the Future", VT 37 (1987) 271-279.

Mulzer, M., "Wasser vom Tempel (Ez 47,1-12)", in S. Ernst – M. Häusl (eds.), Kulte, Priester, Rituale: Beiträge zu Kult und Kultkritik im Alten Testament und Alten Orient. Festschrift für Theodor Seidl zum 65. Geburtstag (ATSAT 89; St. Ottilien: EOS, 2010) 403-418.

Nobile, M., "Il motivo della crescita delle acque in Ez 47,1-12 e in Sir 24,30-31 e i suoi sviluppi successivi", in Associazione biblica italiana, Sapienza e Torah (Settimana biblica nazionale, 29; Brescia: Paideia, 1987) 223-236. Reprinted in M. Nobile, Saggi su Ezechiele (Spicilegium 40; Roma: Edizioni Antonianum, 2009) 93-108.

Nocquet, D., "Ez 47,1-12 et le jaillissement de l'eau à la fin des temps: vers une nouvelle Égypte?", in J. Vermeylen (ed.), Les prophètes de la Bible et la fin des temps: XXIIIe congrès de l'Association catholique française pour l'étude de la Bible (Lille, 24-27 août 2009) (LD 240; Paris: Cerf, 2010) 331-343.

Terblanche, M. D., "An Abundance of Living Waters: The Intertextual Relationship between Zechariah 14:8 and Ezekiel 47:1-12", OTE 17 (2004) 120-129.

Tuell, S., "The Rivers of Paradise: Ezekiel 47:1-12 and Genesis 2:10-14", in W. P. Brown – S. D. McBride (eds.), God Who Creates: Essays in Honor of W. Sibley Towner (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2000) 171-189.

Zwickel, W., "Die Tempelquelle Ezechiel 47. Eine traditionsgeschichtliche Untersuchung", EvT 55 (1995) 140-154.

V.    Ezek 47,13-48,35

Anbar, M., "Deux 'mots en vedette' dans une vision d'Ezéchiel (Ez 48,9-11)", ZAW 107 (1995) 490-492.

Greenberg, M., "Idealism and Practicality in Numbers 35:4-5 and Ezekiel 48", JAOS 88 (1968) 59-66. Reprinted in M. Greenberg, Studies in the Bible and Jewish Thought (JPS Scholar of Distinction Series; Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1995) 313-326.

Hutchens, K. D., "Defining the Boundaries: A Cultic Interpretation of Numbers 34.1-12 and Ezekiel 47.13-48.1,28", in M. P. Graham – W. P. Brown – J. K. Kuan (eds.), History and Interpretation: Essays in Honour of John H. Hayes (JSOTSup 73; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993) 215-230.

Warren, N., "Tenure and Grant in Ezekiel's Paradise (47:13-48:29)", VT 63 (2013) 323-334.

Warren, N., "Adoption-Alienation in Ez 47,22.23 and in the Ancient Near East", ZAW 126 (2014) 421-424.

Wazana, N., All the Boundaries of the Land: The Promised Land in Biblical Thought in Light of the Ancient Near East (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) [translated from the Hebrew (2007); chapter 6: "Ezekiel's Vision of the Ideal Land" discusses Ezek 47,13-48,29.]