Potgieter, J.H. (Johan Hendrik), 1952-(Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2012)
Psalm 31 seems to be a late post-exilic text. It displays numerous
similarities with other psalms, and also with the prophetic books of
Jonah and Jeremiah. This paper proposes to investigate the nature
of the literary ...
Potgieter, J.H. (Johan Hendrik), 1952-(Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
Proverbs 3:1-12 is a masterful example of Hebrew poetry. Failure to consider its poetic structure, is likely to result in incomplete and even incorrect interpretation. Many recent commentaries on Proverbs recognize the ...
Potgieter, J.H. (Johan Hendrik), 1952-(AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-07-08)
In this article, a stichometric and poetic analysis of Psalm 52 is offered which forms the basis
for a description of the character of the rich but crooked antagonist and the pious protagonist in
the psalm. The profile ...
Potgieter, J.H. (Johan Hendrik), 1952-(Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2015)
The heading of Ps 56 connects the psalm with “David,” and
specifically with the time when he was “seized” by the Philistines in
Gath. The psalm can be described as a lament with a strong
emphasis on trust in God and ...
Psalm 32 is widely regarded as a psalm of thanksgiving with elements of wisdom poetry
intermingled into it. The wisdom elements are variously explained as having been present
from the beginning, or as having been added ...
Botha, Philippus Jacobus; Potgieter, J.H. (Johan Hendrik), 1952-(OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-12)
This article investigates some of the similarities between the Torah-psalms and Psalm 33. It is suggested that the ‘Torah-psalms’ should be re-contextualised and understood as part of a postexilic endeavour to provide an ...