Oil, Crowns and Thrones: Prophet, Priest and King in Zechariah 1:7–6:15

Mark J. Boda

Abstract


In this paper attention to literary-lexical and
traditio-historical aspects of Zech 3:1-10; 4:1-14 and 6:9-15, challenges the
common interpretation of these pericopae. It is argued that rather than
advocating priestly intrusions into prophetic or royal arenas, these passages
interpret the arrival and instatement of the Zadokite priestly house as
heralding the imminent arrival of the royal house while sustaining an enduring
role for prophecy.

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