Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Oracles about Foreign Nations in Jer 46-49



[see also:  Oracles about foreign nations (in general)Oracles about nations in Jeremiah (in general)]



The bibliography is divided into five sections as follows:

I.    On Jer 46-49 as a whole

Backhaus, F. J., "'So lege ich Feuer an die Mauer..' (Am 1,14 / Jer 49,27)", in E. Zenger (ed.), "Wort JHWHs, das geschah.." (Hos 1,1). Studien zum Zwölfprophetenbuch (Herders Biblische Studien, 35; Freiburg: Herder, 2002) 71-111.

Huwyler, B., Jeremia und die Völker. Untersuchungen zu den Völkersprüchen in Jeremia 46-49 (FAT 20; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1997).

Huwyler, B., "Text und Redaktion in den Völkersprüchen des Jeremiabuches", in K.-D. Schunck – M. Augustin (eds.), "Lasset uns Brücken bauen...". Collected Communications to the XVth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, Cambridge 1995 (BEATAJ 42; Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 1998) 203-209.

II.    On Jer 46 in particular: oracles about Egypt (mainly)

Bezzel, H., "When, How, and Why Did Jeremiah Become a 'Prophet to the Nations'? Jer 46:2-12 (MT) as a Test Case", 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) 131-148.

Condamin, A., "Transpositions accidentelles I: Jér 46,3-12", RB 12 (1903) 419-421.

Condamin, A., "Notes d'exégèse de l'Ancien Testament, III: Le boeuf Apis restitué dans Jér 46,15", RechSR 7 (1917) 98-100.

Curtis, A. H. W., "'Terror on Every Side!'", in A. H. W. Curtis – T. Römer (eds.), The Book of Jeremiah and Its Reception. Le livre de Jérémie et sa réception (BETL 128; Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1997) 111-118.

Eissfeldt, O., "Jeremias Drohorakel gegen Ägypten und gegen Babel", in A. Kuschke (ed.), Verbannung und Heimkehr. Beiträge zur Geschichte und Theologie Israels im 6. und 5. Jahrhundert v.Chr., Wilhelm Rudolph zum 70. Geburtstag (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1961) 31-37. Reprinted in O. Eissfeldt, Kleine Schriften. Band 4 (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1968) 32-38.

Finsterbusch, K. – N. Jacoby, "אשר-Zitateinleitungssätze in Jeremia und 1QM. Anmerkungen zu 1QM 10:6, zu der hebräischen Vorlage von LXX-Jer 26:13; 49:19 sowie zu MT-Jer 14:1; 46:1; 47:1; 49:34", VT 65 (2015) 558-566.

Galvin, G. M., Egypt as a Place of Refuge (FAT II/51; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011), esp. 139-159.

Gershenson, D. E., "A Greek Myth in Jeremiah", ZAW 108 (1996) 192-200.

Ghormley, J. T., Scribes Writing Scripture: Doublets, Textual Divination, and the Formation of the Book of Jeremiah (VTSup 189; Leiden: Brill, 2022), esp. 124-133 [on Jer 30,10-11 and its doublet Jer 46,27-28].

Girard, L. S.-P., "La colère de la Colombe (note sur Jérémie 25,38 et 46,16; 50,15)", RB 40 (1931) 92-93.

Hoffmeier, J. K., "A New Insight on Pharaoh Apries from Herodotus, Diodorus and Jeremiah 46:17", JSSEA 11 (1981) 165-170.

Huddlestun, J. R., "'Who Is This That Rises like the Nile?' Some Egyptian Texts on the Inundation and a Prophetic Trope", in A. B. Beck – A. H. Bartlett – P. R. Raabe – C. A. Franke (eds.), Fortunate the Eyes That See. Essays in Honor of David Noel Freedman in Celebration of His Seventieth Birthday (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1995) 338-363.

Huwyler, B., "Jeremia und die Völker. Politische Prophetie in der Zeit der babylonischen Bedrohung (7./6. Jh. v. Chr.)", TZ 52 (1996) 193-205. [esp. on Jer 46,3-12]

Jackson, J. J., "Jeremiah 46: Two Oracles on Egypt", HBT 15 (1993) 136-144.

Jong, C. de, "Deux oracles contre les Nations, reflets de la politique étrangère de Joaqim", in P.-M. Bogaert (ed.), Le Livre de Jérémie. Le prophète et son milieu. Les oracles et leur transmission (BETL 54; Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1981) 369-379 [same pagination in 21997].

Koenen, K., "'Wem ist Weh? Wem ist Ach? ... Wer hat trübe Augen?'. Zur Funktion von Rätselfragen im Alten Testament", BN 94 (1998) 79-86.

Kooij, A. van der, "The City of Alexandria and the Ancient Versions of the Hebrew Bible", JNSL 25 (1999) 137-149.

Lipiński, E., "The Egypto-Babylonian War of the Winter 601-600 B.C.", AION 32 (1972) 235-241.

Maier, M. P., Ägypten – Israels Herkunft und Geschick. Studie über einen theo-politischen Zentralbegriff im hebräischen Jeremiabuch (ÖBS 21; Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 2002), esp. 274-290.

Maier, M. P., "La prima delle nazioni: Egitto! Lettura intertestuale di Ger 46", in G. Benzi – D. Scaiola – M. Bonarini (eds.), La profezia tra l'uno e l'altro Testamento. Studi in onore del prof. Pietro Bovati in occasione del suo settantacinquesimo compleanno (AnBibStud 4; Roma: Gregorian & Biblical Press, 2015) 113-124.

Mendecki, N., "Gab es einen Exodus aus dem Land am Nil?", in M. Augustin – H. M. Niemann (eds.), "Basel und Bibel". Collected Communications to the XVIIth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament (IOSOT), Basel 2001 (BEATAJ 51; Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2004) 19-38.

Peels, E., "Van hoog tot laag afgestraft: Betekenis en functie van Jeremia 46:25-26a", OTE 27 (2014) 541-552.

Peels, E., "'But Fear Not, O Jacob My Servant!' Place and Function of the Salvation Oracle Jeremiah 46:27-28 MT", in K. van Bekkum – G. Kwakkel – W. H. Rose (eds.), Biblical Hebrew in Context: Essays in Semitics and Old Testament Texts in Honour of Professor Jan P. Lettinga (OTS 74; Leiden: Brill, 2018) 114-129.

Raabe, P. R., "What Is Israel's God up to among the Nations? Jeremiah 46, 48, and 49", in J. Lundbom – C. A. Evans – B. Anderson (eds.), The Book of Jeremiah: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation (VTSup 178 / Formation and Interpretation of Old Testament Literature, 8; Leiden: Brill, 2018) 230-252.

Schneider, T., "Jeremia in Memphis: Eine Neusituierung von Jeremia 46,13-24", in B. Huwyler – H.-P. Mathys – B. Weber (eds.), Prophetie und Psalmen. Festschrift für Klaus Seybold zum 65. Geburtstag (AOAT 280; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2001) 79-97.

Sharp, C. J, "'Take Another Scroll and Write': A Study of the LXX and the MT of Jeremiah's Oracles against Egypt and Babylon", VT 47 (1997) 487-516.

Snaith, J. G., "Literary Criticism and Historical Investigation in Jeremiah Chapter XLVI", JSS 16 (1971) 15-32.

Urbanz, W., "Ägyptenworte bei den großen Propheten: Ein Survey von Jes 18–20; Jer 46 und Ez 29–32 = Oracles about Egypt in the Great Prophets : A Survey of Isa 18–20; Jer 46 and Ezek 29–32", PzB 29 (2020) 123-141.

Watson, W. G. E., Classical Hebrew Poetry. A Guide to its Techniques (JSOTSup 26; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 21986) 379-383. [a sample analysis of Jer 46,3-12]

Westhuizen, J. P. van der, "A Stylistic-Exegetical Analysis of Jer 46,1-12", JBQ 20 (1991-92) 84-95.

III.    On Jer 47 in particular: oracles about the Philistines

Bogaert, P.-M., "Relecture et déplacement de l'oracle contre les Philistins. Pour une datation de la redaction longue (TM) du livre de Jérémie", in Départment des Études Bibliques de l'Institut Catholique de Paris (ed.), La vie de la Parole. De l'Ancien au Nouveau Testament. Études d'exégèse et d'herméneutique bibliques offertes à Pierre Grelot (Paris: Desclée, 1987) 139-150.

Finsterbusch, K. – N. Jacoby, "אשר-Zitateinleitungssätze in Jeremia und 1QM. Anmerkungen zu 1QM 10:6, zu der hebräischen Vorlage von LXX-Jer 26:13; 49:19 sowie zu MT-Jer 14:1; 46:1; 47:1; 49:34", VT 65 (2015) 558-566.

Katzenstein, H. J., "'Before Pharaoh Conquered Gaza' (Jeremiah xlvii 1)", VT 33 (1983) 249-251.

Kutsch, E., "'... denn Jahwe vernichtet die Philister'. Erwägungen zu Jer 47,1-7", in J. Jeremias – L. Perlitt (eds.), Die Botschaft und die Boten. Festschrift für Hans Walter Wolff zum 70. Geburtstag (Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1981) 253-267. Reprinted [same title] in E. Kutsch, Kleine Schriften zum Alten Testament. Hrsg. von Ludwig Schmidt (BZAW 168; Berlin: De Gruyter, 1986) 216-230.

Malamat, A., "The Historical Setting of Two Biblical Prophecies on the Nations", IEJ 1 (1950-51) 154-159.

Peels, E., "'Before Pharaoh Seized Gaza'. A Reappraisal of the Date, Function, and Purpose of the Superscription of Jeremiah 47", VT 63 (2013) 308-322.

Quinn, J. D., "Alcaeus 48 (B 16) and the Fall of Ascalon (604 B.C.)", BASOR 164 (Dec. 1961) 19-20.

Soderlund, S., The Greek Text of Jeremiah: A Revised Hypothesis (JSOTSup 47; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1985). [includes a detailed study of Jer 47 MT / Jer 29 LXX]

Weissert, D., "ΑΠΟΡΡΙΠΤΕΙΝ 'To Pass over in Silence': המד/מדד versus המר in LXX of Jeremiah and Minor Prophets", Textus 22 (2005) 77-86. [among other texts he discusses Jer-LXX 29,5 = MT 47,5]

IV.    On Jer 48 in particular: oracles about Moab

Bak, D. H., Klagender Gott – klagende Menschen. Studien zur Klage im Jeremiabuch (BZAW 193; Berlin: De Gruyter, 1990), espec. 80-90. [on 48,31-39]

Bogaert, P.-M., "Heshbon entre Moab et Ammon: La finale ajoutée à l'oracle sur Moab en Jr 48,45–47TM", 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) 45-54.

Clark, D. J., "Wine on the Lees (Zeph 1.2 and Jer 48.11)", Bible Translator 32 (1981) 241-243.

Couroyer, B., "Corne et arc", RB 73 (1966) 510-521.

Ghormley, J. T., Scribes Writing Scripture: Doublets, Textual Divination, and the Formation of the Book of Jeremiah (VTSup 189; Leiden: Brill, 2022), esp. 133-140 [on Jer 48,40b.41b and its doublet Jer 49,22]

Jones, B. C., "In Search of Kir Hareseth: A Case in Site Identification", JSOT 52 (1991) 3-24.

Kegler, J., "Das Leid des Nachbarvolkes. Beobachtungen zu den Fremdvölkersprüchen Jeremias", in R. Albertz – H. P. Müller – H. W. Wolff – W. Zimmerli (eds.), Werden und Wirken des Alten Testaments. Festschrift für Claus Westermann zum 70. Geburtstag (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1980) 271-287. Reprinted in J. Kegler, "dass Gerechtigkeit und Friede sich küssen (Ps 85,11)": gesammelte Aufsätze, Predigten, Rundfunkreden (BEATAJ 48; Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 2001) 56-71. [esp. on the Moab texts of Jer 48]

Kuschke, A., "Jeremia 48,1-8. Zugleich ein Beitrag zur historischen Topographie Moabs", in A. Kuschke (ed.), Verbannung und Heimkehr. Beiträge zur Geschichte und Theologie Israels im 6. und 5. Jahrhundert v.Chr., Wilhelm Rudolph zum 70. Geburtstag (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1961) 181-196.

Moran, W. L., "Ugaritic ṣîṣûma and Hebrew ṣîṣ: (Eccles 43,19; Jer 48,9)", Bib 39 (1958) 69-71.

Peels, E., "Divine Tears Over Divine Violence: God's Lament in the Oracle against Moab in Jeremiah 48", in J. van Ruiten – K. van Bekkum (eds.), Violence in the Hebrew Bible: Between Text and Reception (OTS 79; Leiden: Brill, 2020) 295-314.

Raabe, P. R., "What Is Israel's God up to among the Nations? Jeremiah 46, 48, and 49", in J. Lundbom – C. A. Evans – B. Anderson (eds.), The Book of Jeremiah: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation (VTSup 178 / Formation and Interpretation of Old Testament Literature, 8; Leiden: Brill, 2018) 230-252.

Sharp, C. J., "Embodying Moab: The Figuring of Moab in Jeremiah 48 as Reinscription of the Judean Body", in E. K. Holt – H. C. P. Kim – A. Mein (eds.), Concerning the Nations: Essays on the Oracles Against the Nations in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel (LHB/OTS 612; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015) 95-108.

Thelle, R. I. Lasine, "Moab as a Mirror for Judah? Echoes of Jeremiah 1-20 in Jeremiah 48", 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) 111-130.

Weis, R. D., "Patterns of Mutual Influence in the Textual Transmission of the Oracles Concerning Moab in Isaiah and Jeremiah", in M. van der Meer – P. van Keulen – W. T. van Peursen – B. ter Haar Romeny (eds.), Isaiah in Context: Studies in Honour of Arie van der Kooij on the Occasion of his Sixty-Fifth Birthday (VTSup 138; Leiden: Brill, 2010) 161-184.

Wildberger, H., Jesaja. Kapitel 13-27 (BKAT 10/2; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1978) 587-632 (passim but esp. 605-611 with tables comparing Jer 48 with Isa 15-16). English version: Isaiah 13-27 (Continental Commentaries; Minneapolis: Fortress, 1997) 103-153.

Woods, J. I., Jeremiah 48 as Christian Scripture. With a foreword by Walter Moberly (Princeton Theological Monograph Series, 144; Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2011).

V.    On Jer 49 in particular: oracles about various peoples

Althann, R. "bereʾšit in Jer 26:1, 27:1, 28,1, 49,34", JNSL 14 (1988) 1-7.

Bekel, H., "Ein vorexilisches Orakel über Edom in der Klageliederstrophe – die gemeinsame Quelle von Obadja 1-9 und Jeremiah 49,7-22", Theologische Studien und Kritiken 80 (1907) 315-343.

Ben-David, C., "'You Who Live in the Clefts of the Rocks' (Jer. 49:16): Edomite Mountain Strongholds in Southern Jordan", ARAM Periodical 27 (2015) 227-238.

Curtis, A. H. W., "'Terror on Every Side!'", in A. H. W. Curtis – T. Römer (eds.), The Book of Jeremiah and Its Reception. Le livre de Jérémie et sa réception (BETL 128; Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1997) 111-118.

Dumbrell, W. J., "Jeremiah 49.28-33: an Oracle against a Proud Desert Power", Australian Journal of Biblical Archaeology 2 (1972) 99-109.

Eichler, R., "An Ambiguous Oracle in the Prophecy against Elam (Jeremiah 49:34-39)", VT 72 (2022) 183-190.

Finsterbusch, K. – N. Jacoby, "אשר-Zitateinleitungssätze in Jeremia und 1QM. Anmerkungen zu 1QM 10:6, zu der hebräischen Vorlage von LXX-Jer 26:13; 49:19 sowie zu MT-Jer 14:1; 46:1; 47:1; 49:34", VT 65 (2015) 558-566.

Ghormley, J. T., Scribes Writing Scripture: Doublets, Textual Divination, and the Formation of the Book of Jeremiah (VTSup 189; Leiden: Brill, 2022), esp. 133-140 [on Jer 48,40b.41b and its doublet Jer 49,22]

Graybill, R., "Jeremiah, Sade, and Repetition as Counterpleasure in the Oracle against Edom", in E. K. Holt – H. C. P. Kim – A. Mein (eds.), Concerning the Nations: Essays on the Oracles Against the Nations in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel (LHB/OTS 612; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015) 128-144.

Haney, L., "Yhwh, the God of Israel ... and of Edom? The Relationships in the Oracle to Edom in Jeremiah 49:7-22", in J. Goldingay (ed.), Uprooting and Planting: Essays on Jeremiah for Leslie Allen (LHB/OTS 459; London: T & T Clark, 2007) 78-115.

Jeremias, J., "Zur Theologie Obadjas. Die Auslegung von Jer 49,7-16 durch Obadja", in R. Lux – E.-J. Waschke (eds.), Die unwiderstehliche Wahrheit. Studien zur alttestamentlichen Prophetie. Festschrift für Arndt Meinhold (Arbeiten zur Bibel und ihrer Geschichte, 23; Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2006) 269-282.

Knauf, E. A., "Jeremia xlix 1-5: ein zweites Moab-Orakel im Jeremia-Buch", VT 42 (1992) 124-128.

Kselman, J. S., "A Note on Jer 49,20 and Zeph 2,6-7", CBQ 32 (1970) 579-581.

McKane, W., "qṣwṣy pʾh and pat mdbr", in W. Claassen (ed.), Text and Context. Old Testament and Semitic Studies for F. C. Fensham (JSOTSup 48; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1988) 131-138. [cf. Jer 49,32]

North, F. S., "The Oracles against the Ammonites in Jeremiah 49,1-6", JBL 65 (1946) 37-43.

Ogden, G. S., "Prophetic Oracles against Foreign Nations and Psalms of Communal Lament: The Relationship of Psalm 137 to Jeremiah 49:7-22 and Obadiah", JSOT 24 (1982) 89-97.

Peels, E., "God's Throne in Elam: The Historical Background and Literary Context of Jeremiah 49:34-39", in J. C. De Moor – H. F. van Rooy (eds), Past, Present, Future: The Deuteronomistic History and the Prophets (OTS 44; Leiden: Brill, 2000) 216-229.

Raabe, P. R., "What Is Israel's God up to among the Nations? Jeremiah 46, 48, and 49", in J. Lundbom – C. A. Evans – B. Anderson (eds.), The Book of Jeremiah: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation (VTSup 178 / Formation and Interpretation of Old Testament Literature, 8; Leiden: Brill, 2018) 230-252.

Riley, J., "An Explanation for the Reading ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῆς in LXX-Jer 29:14 in Light of Dalet-Resh Interchange", VT 63 (2013) 433-439.

Schunck, K.-D., "Der Becher Jahwes. Weinbecher – Taumelbecher – Zornesbecher", in A. Graupner – H. Delkurt – A. B. Ernst (eds.), Verbindungslinien. Festschrift für Werner H. Schmidt zum 65. Geburtstag (Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2000) 323-330. Reprinted in K.-D. Schunck, Altes Testament und Heiliges Land. Gesammelte Studien zum Alten Testament und zur biblischen Landeskunde. Band II: Zum 75. Geburtstag von Klaus-Dietrich Schunk. Herausgegeben von H. Michael Niemann und Matthias Augustin (BEATAJ 50; Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 2002) 39-45. [cf. Jer 49,12]

Seidl, T., "Der Becher in der Hand des Herrn": Studie zu den prophetischen "Taumelbecher"-Texten (ATSAT 70; St. Ottilien: EOS-Verlag, 2001). [cf. Jer 49,12]

Soderlund, S., The Greek Text of Jeremiah: A Revised Hypothesis (JSOTSup 47; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1985). [includes a detailed study of Jer 49,7-22 MT and the LXX version in Jer 29 (Ziegler) / Jer 30 (Rahlfs)]

Tebes, J. M., "The 'Wisdom' of Edom", BN 143 (2009) 97-117. [cf. Jer 49,7]

Zalcman, L., "Shield of Abraham, Fear of Isaac, Dread of Esau", ZAW 117 (2005) 405-410.