Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Isa 49,1-13



[see also:  the general bibliography on the Servant (Ebed) texts,
as well as the commentaries and general studies on Second Isaiah]



Adams, J. W., The Performative Nature and Function of Isaiah 40–55 (LHB/OTS 448; New York: T & T Clark International, 2006) 142-156.

Ahuis, F., Der klagende Gerichtsprophet. Studien zur Klage in der Überlieferung von den alttestamentlichen Gerichtspropheten (Calwer Theologische Monographien A/12; Stuttgart: Calwer, 1982) 206-208.

Behler, G. M., "Le deuxième chant du serviteur, Is. 49,1-9a", La Vie Spirituelle 121 (1969-II) 113-144.

Beuken, W. A. M., "De vergeefse moeite van de Knecht", in De Knecht: Studies rondom Deutero-Jesaja door collega's en oud-leerlingen aangeboden aan Prof. Dr. J. L. Koole (Kampen: Kok, 1978) 23-40.

Bewer, J. A., "Two Notes on Isaiah 49,1-6", in S. W. Baron – A. Marx (eds.), Jewish Studies in Memory of George A. Kohut 1874–1933 (New York: The Alexander Kohut Memorial Foundation, 1935) 86-90.

Bewer, J. A., "Textkritische Bemerkungen zum Alten Testament", in W. Baumgartner – O. Eissfeldt – K. Elliger – L. Rost (eds.), Festschrift Alfred Bertholet zum 80. Geburtstag (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1950) 65-76, esp. 67-68.

Gelston, A., "Isaiah 52:13-53:12. An Eclectic Text and a Supplementary Note on the Hebrew Manuscript Kennicott 96", JSS 35 (1990) 187-211. [relevant for 49,3]

Giblin, C. H., "A Note on the Composition of Isaias 49,1-6(9a)", CBQ 21 (1959) 207-212.

Goshen-Gottstein, M., "Bible Exegesis and Textual Criticism. Isaiah 49,11: MT and LXX", in P. Casetti – O. Keel – A. Schenker (eds.), Mélanges Dominique Barthélemy. Études bibliques offertes à l'occasion de son 60e anniversaire (OBO 38; Fribourg: Éditions Universitaires; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1981) 91-107.

Hieke, T., "Ein Bund, der ein Volk begründet. Ein Vorschlag zu Jes 42,6 und 49,8", in H. Rechenmacher (ed.), In memoriam Wolfgang Richter (ATSAT 100; St. Ottilien: EOS, 2016) 161-168.

Jeppesen, K., "Mother Zion, Father Servant: A Reading of Isaiah 49-55", in H. A. McKay – D. J. A. Clines (eds.), Of Prophets' Visions and the Wisdom of Sages. Essays in Honour of R. Norman Whybray on his Seventieth Birthday (JSOTSup 162; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993) 109-125.

Kaminsky, J. – A. Stewart, "God of All the World: Universalism and Developing Monotheism in Isaiah 40–66", HTR 99 (2006) 139-163.

Kooij, A. van der, "'The Servant of the Lord': A Particular Group of Jews in Egypt According to the Old Greek of Isaiah. Some Comments on LXX Isa 49,1-6 and Related Passages", in J. van Ruiten – M. Vervenne (eds.), Studies in the Book of Isaiah: Festschrift Willem A.M. Beuken (BETL 132; Leuven: Peeters, 1997) 383-396.

Kügler, J., "Das Machtwort des Königs. Notizen zur Geschichte eines königsideologischen Motivs von Ramses II. bis zu Jesus Christus", in R. Gundlach – U. Rößler-Köhler (eds.), Das Königtum der Ramessidenzeit. Voraussetzungen – Verwirklichung – Vermächtnis. Akten des 3. Symposiums zur ägyptischen Königsideologie in Bonn 7. - 9.6.2001 (AAT 36.3; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1997) 277-304, esp. 289-290.

Kummerow, D., "Re-examining the Referent(s) of Isaiah 49:1-13", Hiphil 2 (2005) (online here).

Labahn, A., Wort Gottes und Schuld Israels: Untersuchungen zu Motiven deuteronomistischer Theologie im Deuterojesajabuch mit einem Ausblick auf das Verhältnis von Jes 40-55 zum Deuteronomismus (BWANT 143; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1999) 182-189.

Landy, F., "The Construction of the Subject and the Symbolic Order: A Reading of the Last Three Suffering Servant Songs", in P. R. Davies – D. J. A. Clines (eds.), Among the Prophets. Language, Image and Structure in the Prophetic Writings (JSOTSup 144; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993) 60-71; = [same title], in F. Landy, Beauty and the Enigma. And Other Essays on the Hebrew Bible (JSOTSup 312; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2001) 206-217.

Lindsey, F. D., "Isaiah's Songs of the Servant, Part 2: The Commission of the Servant in Isaiah 49:1-13", BSac 139 (1982) 129-145.

Lohfink, N., "'Israel' in Jes 49,3", in J. Schreiner (ed.), Wort, Lied und Gottesspruch. Festschrift für Josef Ziegler. Band II: Beiträge zu Psalmen und Propheten (FzB 2; Würzburg: Echter, 1972) 217-229.

Lyons, M. A., "Paul and the Servant(s): Isaiah 49,6 in Acts 13,47", ETL 89 (2013) 345-359.

Merendino, R. P., "Jes 49,1-6: ein Gottesknechtslied?", ZAW 92 (1980) 236-248.

Merendino, R. P., "Jes 49,7-13: Jahwes Bekenntnis zu Israels Land", Hen 4 (1982) 295-329.

Orlinsky, H. M., "'A Light to the Nations' (Is 49,6): A Problem in Biblical Theology", JQR 75th Anniversary Volume (1967) 409-428. [for a reworked version see his 1967 monograph below]

Orlinsky, H. M., "'Israel' in Isa. XLIX, 3: A Problem of Methodology of Textual Criticism", in N. Avigad – M. Avi-Yonah – H. Z. Hirschberg – B. Mazar (eds.), E. L. Sukenik Memorial Volume 1889-1953 (Eretz-Israel 8; Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 1967) 42*-45*.

Orlinsky, H. M., "Appendix: 'A Light of Nations' (אוֹר גּוֹיִם) – 'A Covenant of People' (בְּרִית עָם)", in H. M. Orlinsky, "The So-Called 'Servant of the Lord' and 'Suffering Servant' in Second Isaiah", in H. M. Orlinsky – N. H. Snaith, Studies on the Second Part of the Book of Isaiah (VTSup 14; Leiden: Brill, 1967) 97-117. [a reworked version of his 1967 JQR study noted above]

Paul, S. M., "Polysemous Pivotal Punctuation: More Janus Double Entendres", in M. V. Fox – V. A. Hurowitz – A. Hurvitz – M. L. Klein – B. J. Schwartz – N. Shupak (eds.), Texts, Temples, and Traditions: A Tribute to Menahem Haran (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1996) 369-374, esp. 369-370. [brief discussion of 49,7]

Renaud, B., Nouvelle ou éternelle alliance? Le message des prophètes (LD 189; Paris: Cerf, 2002) 243-284. [Chap. V: "Les Chants du Serviteur. Le Serviteur alliance du peuple": mainly on the syntagma bryt ‘m at Isa 42,6 and 49,8]

Ringgren, H., "Zur Komposition von Jes 49-55", in H. Donner – R. Hanhart – R. Smend (eds.), Beiträge zur Alttestamentlichen Theologie. Festschrift für Walther Zimmerli zum 70. Geburtstag (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1977) 371-376.

Schmidt, U., "Servant and Zion: Two Kinds of Future in Isaiah 49", in H. M. Niemann – M. Augustin (eds.), "My Spirit at Rest in the North Country" (Zechariah 6.8): Collected Communications to the XXth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, Helsinki 2010 (BEATAJ 57; Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2011) 85-91.

Serra, A. M., "La 'spada': simbolo della 'Parola di Dio' nell'Antico Testamento biblico-giudaico e nel Nuovo Testamento", Marianum 63 (2001) 17-89.

Simian-Yofre, H., "Exodo en Deuteroisaías", Bib 61 (1980) 530-553, esp. 546-547 and 552.

Simian-Yofre, H., "La teodicea del Deuteroisaías", Bib 62 (1981) 55-72.

Vermeylen, J., "La rédaction de Jérémie 1,4-19", ETL 58 (1982) 252-278, esp. 266-267.

Weippert, M., "Die 'Konfessionen' Deuterojesajas", in R. Albertz – F. W. Golka – J. Kegler (eds.), Schöpfung und Befreiung. Für Claus Westermann zum 80. Geburtstag (Stuttgart: Calwer, 1989) 104-115.

Werlitz, J., "Vom Knecht der Lieder zum Knecht des Buches. Ein Versuch über die Ergänzungen zu den Gottesknechtstexten des Deuterojesajabuches", ZAW 109 (1997) 30-43.

Williamson, H. G. M., "The Concept of Israel in Transition", in R. E. Clements (ed.), The World of Ancient Israel. Sociological, Anthropological and Political Perspectives. Essays by Members of the Society of Old Testament Study (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1989) 141-161, esp. 145-147.