Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Isa 13-23: Oracles about Foreign Nations (mainly)



[see also:  Isa 13;  Isa 14;  Isa 15-17;  Isa 18-20;  Isa 21-23]



Balogh, C., The Stele of YHWH in Egypt: The Prophecies of Isaiah 18-20 Concerning Egypt and Kush (OTS 60; Leiden: Brill, 2011), esp. 20-27 and 69-137. [20-27 deals with Isa 13-23 as a corpus; then the whole context of Isa 13-23 is discussed in Chapter Three: "Reconstructing the Broken Stele of Yhwh: The Foreign Nation Prophecies of Isaiah 13–23 as Context for Isaiah 18–20", 69-137]

Becker, U., "Die Geburt der Fremdvölkersprüche im Jesajabuch", in H. Bezzel – U. Becker – M. de Jong (eds.), Prophecy and Foreign Nations: Aspects of the Role of the "Nations" in the Books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel (FAT 135; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2022) 25-44.

Berges, U., Das Buch Jesaja: Komposition und Endgestalt (HBS 16; Freiburg: Herder, 1998), esp. 139-198 (Kap. 3 "Jes 13-27: Von Zions Feinden und Freunden"). English version: The Book of Isaiah: Its Composition and Final Form (Hebrew Bible Monographs, 46; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2012), esp. 123-180.

Beuken, W., "Israël et les Nations à la face de YHWH, le Seigneur de toute le terre: le développement de ce thème dans la première partie du livre d'Isaïe", in O. Artus – J. Ferry (eds.), L'identité dans l'Écriture: hommage au professeur Jacques Briend (LD 228; Paris: Cerf, 2009) 143-163.

Boer, P. A. H. de, "An Inquiry into the Meaning of the Term משׂא", Oudtestamentische Studiën 5 (Leiden: Brill, 1948) 197-214.

Bürki, M., "Grandeur et démesure dans les oracles contre les nations du prophète Ésaïe", Transeu 41 (2012) 25-40.

Cook, P. M., A Sign and a Wonder: The Redactional Formation of Isaiah 18-20 (VTSup 147; Leiden: Brill, 2011), esp. 25-48 [Chap. Two: "The Nations Oracles in Isaiah 13-23"].

Davies, G. I., "The Destiny of the Nations in the Book of Isaiah", in J. Vermeylen (ed.), The Book of Isaiah. Le Livre d'Isaïe. Les oracles et leurs relectures; unité et complexité de l'ouvrage (BETL 81; Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1989) 93-120.

Donner, H., Israel unter den Völkern: Die Stellung der klassischen Propheten des 8. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. zur Aussenpolitik der Könige von Israel und Juda (VTSup 11; Leiden: Brill, 1964).

Fischer, C., Die Fremdvölkersprüche bei Amos und Jesaja: Studien zur Eigenart und Intention in AM 1,3-2, 3.4f. und JES 13,1-16,14 (BBB 136; Berlin: Philo, 2002).

Floyd, M. H., "The מַשָּׂא (maśśāʾ) as a Type of Prophetic Book", JBL 121 (2002) 401-422.

Gehman, H. S., "The 'Burden' of the Prophets", JQR 31 (1940-41) 107-121.

Gosse, B., "Oracles contre les nations et structures comparées des livres d'Isaie et d'Ezéchiel", BN 54 (1990) 19-21.

Gosse, B., "Isaie 14,24-27 et le oracles contre les nations du livre d'Isaie", BN 56 (1991) 17-21.

Gosse, B. "Le Psaume 83, Isaie 62,6-7 et la tradition des Oracles contre les Nations des livres d'Isaie et d'Ezéchiel", BN 70 (1993) 9-12.

Groß, W., "Israel und die Völker: Die Krise des YHWH-Volk-Konzepts im Jesajabuch", in E. Zenger (ed.), Der neue Bund im alten. Studien zur Bundestheologie der beiden Testamente (QD 146; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1993) 149-167.

Hamborg, G. R., "Reasons for Judgement in the Oracles against the Nations in the Prophet Isaiah", VT 31 (1981) 145-159.

Høgenhaven, J., Gott und Volk bei Jesaja: Eine Untersuchung zur biblischen Theologie (Acta Theologica Danica, 24; Leiden: Brill, 1988), esp. 114-168. [Kap. V: "Die Fremdvölker"]

Huber, F., Jahwe, Juda und die anderen Völker beim Propheten Jesaja (BZAW 137; Berlin: De Gruyter, 1976).

Jenkins, A. K., "The Development of the Isaiah Tradition in Is 13-23", in J. Vermeylen (ed.), The Book of Isaiah. Le Livre d'Isaïe. Les oracles, et leurs relectures; unité et complexité de l'ouvrage (BETL 81; Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1989) 237-251. This essay is based on his unpublished Ph.D diss.: Jenkins, A. K., 'The Hand Stretched Out over All the Nations': A Study of the Presentation of the Isaiah Tradition in Is. 13-23 (London 1985).

Kida, K., "The Sovereignty of God and the Destiny of the Nations in the Prophecies of Amos, Isaiah and Jeremiah", in R. Bartelmus – Th. Krüger – H. Utzschneider (eds.), Konsequente Traditionsgeschichte. Festschrift für Klaus Baltzer zum 65. Geburtstag (OBO 126; Freiburg, Schweiz: Universitätsverlag; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1993) 169-181.

Kim, H. C. P., "The Oracles against the Nations", in L.-S. Tiemeyer (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Isaiah (Oxford Handbooks; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020) 59-78.

Landy, F., "Language and Silence in Isaiah's Oracles against the Nations", in S. V. Davidson – D. Timmer (eds.), Prophetic Otherness: Constructions of Otherness in Prophetic Literature (LHB/OTS 687; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2021) 105-125.

Lavik, M. Høyland, A People Tall and Smooth-Skinned: The Rhetoric of Isaiah 18 (VTSup 112; Leiden: Brill, 2007), esp. 2-12 ["The nations material in the book of Isaiah"].

Lee, J., A Redactional Study of the Book of Isaiah 13-23 (Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018).

Müller, H.-P., "מַשָּׂא maśśāʾ", TWAT 5 (1986) 20-25; = TDOT 9.20-24; = GLAT 5.369-375.

Obermayer, B., Göttliche Gewalt im Buch Jesaja: Untersuchung zur Semantik und literarischen Funktion eines theologisch herausfordernden Aspekts im Gottesbild (BBB 170; Göttingen: V&R Unipress; Bonn: Bonn University Press, 2014), esp. 89-153.

Oswalt, J., "The Nations in Isaiah: Friend or Foe, Servant or Partner?", BBR 16 (2006) 41-51.

Stromberg, J., "Hezekiah and the Oracles against the Nations in Isaiah", in J. Stromberg – J. T. Hibbard (eds.), The History of Isaiah: The Formation of the Book and Its Presentation of the Past (FAT 150; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2021) 297-340.

Vlková, G. I., Cambiare la luce in tenebre e le tenebre in luce. Uno studio tematico dell'alternarsi tra la luce e le tenebre nel libro di Isaia (Tesi Gregoriana, Serie Teologia, 107; Roma: Editrice Pontificia Università Gregoriana, 2004), esp. 223-233. [overview of Isa 13-27]

Weis, R. D., A Definition of the Genre Massa' in the Hebrew Bible (Ph.D. diss., Claremont Graduate School, 1986). [available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, formerly University Microfilms.]

Weis, R. D., "Oracle: Old Testament", ABD V (1992) 28-29. [summarizes the results of his unpublished 1986 diss., noted above]

Wieringen, A. L. H. M. van, "The Oracles Against the Nations in Isaiah, Amos and Zephaniah. A Text-Immanent Reader's Perspective", in R. J. Bautch – J. Eck – B. M. Zapff (eds.), Isaiah and the Twelve: Parallels, Similarities and Differences (BZAW 527; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2020) 205-221.

Wieringen, A. L. H. M. van, "Isaiah 13-23 and Its Text-Immanent Reader", in H. Bezzel – U. Becker – M. de Jong (eds.), Prophecy and Foreign Nations: Aspects of the Role of the "Nations" in the Books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel (FAT 135; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2022) 9-24.

Williamson, H. G. M., The Book Called Isaiah. Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction (Oxford: Clarendon, 1994), esp. 156-183 [Chap. 7: "Deutero-Isaiah and Isaiah 13-27"].