1 Esdras

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an Apocryphal book consisting of a compilation from I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra and Nehemiah


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Bird (New Testament, Highland Theological College, Scotland) contends that 1 Esdras, part of the Septuagint and of the Christian Apocrypha, has been neglected relative to the canonical books of the Masoretic Text and the apocalyptic 2 Esdras, which is appended to the Latin Apocrypha.
(51) Es evidente que los autores biblicos no toleraban la actitud edomita en los ultimos dias de la monarquia judaita, pero ninguno les atribuye (aparte del texto mucho mas tardio de 1 Esdras) explicitamente la quema del templo.
Sara Japhet's commentary on 1 Esdras appropriately avoids a full history of research on the relation of this text to Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah, but she still provides readers with a very useful overview.
Was 1 Esdras first?; an investigation into the priority and nature of 1 Esdras.
He alters his Vorlage in 1 Esdras 2: 18, which reads "the 'Iov[delta][alpha]ioi who came up from you to us" to read "the 'Iov[delta][alpha]ioi which were carried off to Babylon.
1 Esdras: A Text Critical Commentary, by Zipora Talshir.
The texts of Ezra, the Elephantine documents, 2 Maccabees, and 1 Esdras provide evidence for tactics of cooperation with authorities as well as deflection of their attention.
Of special interest is the paper by Sara Japhet, "Periodization: Between History and Ideology: The Neo-Babylonian Period in Biblical Historiography," She reviews Kings, Ezra-Nehemiah, Chronicles, and 1 Esdras and finds that these four historiographical works had different views of the Neo-Babylonian period (for instance, Kings gives some sparse historical data while Chronicles understands the time of exile theologically as a Sabbatical hiatus), but all four share a general indifference to defining it as a distinct era in the history of ancient Judah, in contrast to modern scholars.