The Old Testament Biblical Context of Jesus as Ebed Yahweh

  • Moses Adeleke Adeoye ECWA Theological Seminary Kagoro, Kaduna-Nigeria
Keywords: Biblical Context, Ebed Yahweh, Deutero-Isaiah, Suffering Servant

Abstract

Judaism's ideas of Ebed Yahweh and the Messiah are tasked with mending the false connection between Yahweh and his people and guiding them toward the disposition God has given them via his appointment. It's not implausible to think that the Ebed figure Deutero-Isaiah refers to lived up to his ideals and eventually went back to Jerusalem to continue his prophetic work. The qualities of Yahweh, the issue of evil, and theodicy are just a few of the topics covered in the writings of the Old Testament philosopher viewpoints on the entire ancient Israelite religion. To determine if Jesus serves as the Servant of God referred to in Deutero-Isaiah, the paper contextualizes Isaiah chapters 53 and 61. The evolution of Heilsgeschichte alludes to Ebed Yahweh’s figure. The researcher concluded that even in Palestine and mainstream crucial element thought could show that such a concept existed, it was, at best, improbable and flimsy. However, this does not change the reality that the Suffering Servant of God and the Suffering Prophet are linked. The Synoptic did apply ideas, death and Ebed's restoration covenant between God and his people to himself.

 

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Published
2023-10-17
How to Cite
Adeoye, M. (2023) “The Old Testament Biblical Context of Jesus as Ebed Yahweh”, Theological Journal Kerugma, 6(2), pp. 72-78. doi: 10.33856/kerugma.v6i2.304.

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