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Deuteronomist

[doo-tuh-ron-uh-mist, dyoo-]
noun
  1. one of the writers of material used in the early books of the Old Testament.
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Origin of Deuteronomist

First recorded in 1860–65; Deuteronom(y) + -ist
Related formsDeu·ter·on·o·mist·ic, adjective
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Historical Examples of deuteronomist

  • Ewald pronounces them to be clearly an addition of the Deuteronomist.

    The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings

    F. W. Farrar

  • Let the Deuteronomist himself tell us what Israel was to expect if she kept these laws and ordinances.

  • Then, as to the grounds on which the Deuteronomist is supposed to have had a share in the book.

  • The Deuteronomist especially aims at suppression of the Solomonic cult and régime.

  • This Deuteronomist Moses foresaw, too, that some check on the divine appointments to the throne would be needed.


British Dictionary definitions for deuteronomist

Deuteronomist

noun
  1. one of the writers of Deuteronomy
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