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King Josiah of JudahThe Lost Messiah of Israel$
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Marvin A. Sweeney

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780195133240

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195133242.001.0001

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2 Kings 23:31–25:30 and the Exilic Edition of the DtrH

2 Kings 23:31–25:30 and the Exilic Edition of the DtrH

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(p.33) 1 2 Kings 23:31–25:30 and the Exilic Edition of the DtrH
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King Josiah of Judah
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Marvin A. Sweeney (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195133242.003.0002

2 Kings 23:31–25:30 relates the history of Judah from the death of King Josiah in 609 b.c.e. through the destruction of Jerusalem and the Babylonian exile in 587 b.c.e. until the release of King Jehoiachin of Judah from prison. Scholars have consistently pointed to a marked changed in the formulation of the regnal formulas of the Kings of Judah during this period, which indicates that these narratives were written as a supplement to the history of Israel and Judah that originally concluded with the reign of Josiah. An examination of the texts and arguments relevant to this discussion supports the view that 2 Kings 23:31–25:30 were written as a supplement to an earlier Josianic edition of the DtrH.

Keywords:   2 Kings, Babylonian exile, exilic edition, Jehoiachin, Josianic edition, regnal formulas

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