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F. Albright (ANET, 320). 31. The evidence from the Hebrew Bible is rather mixed. g. Exod 21 12:2; Lev 23:5; Num 28:16). However, complicating matters are hints here and there that there was an autumnal new year (cf. Lev 23:24; Num 29: 1). t;~ ("the tum of the year") describes the time of year when the Festival of Booths is to occur (Vll/15-22) and signifies an important point in the year, perhaps presuming thatthe year began in the autumn according to these texts. However, this is an agricultural cycle which would in any case naturally end with the fall harvest.
73 Second Chronicles, following this general narrative thread, expands on 1 Kgs 9:25 in 2 Chr 8:12-16. The following table attempts to highlight the similarities and differences in the text: 2 Chronicles 8:12-16 I Kings 9:25 And Solomon offered three times a 12 Then Solomon offered burnt offerings year burnt offerings and peace offer- to YHWH upon the altar of YHWH which ings upon the altar which he had built he had built before the porch; for YHWH and burnt incense with them which was before YHWH 13 and in accordance with the daily rule, offered up according to the commandment of Moses, for the sabbaths, the new moons, and the assemblies held three [cf.
Rab. 4) suggest that the concern is with Ruth being pregnant by her former husband, but given the context, this seems unlikely. The concern seems to be rather that Ruth has been impregnated by one of the male servants (she does, after all, end up seducing Boaz in 3:6-14). Ruth 1:22 indicates that Naomi and Ruth arrived in Bethlehem at the beginning of barley harvest, and 2:23 indicates that Ruth gleaned with Boaz's maids until the end of the barley and wheat harvests. Since Ruth's verbal slip happened on the first day, and furthermore, since we are told that she stayed by Boaz's maids the rest of the harvest, the only possible moment she was in moral jeopardy was the first day.
Pentecost and Sinai: The Festival of Weeks as a Celebration of the Sinai Event (Library Hebrew Bible Old Testament Studies) by Sejin Park