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2:323, 331. 81. See Eugene H. Merrill, “Rashi, Nicholas de Lyra, and Christian Exegesis,” WTJ 38 (1975): 66–79. 82. J. , The Commentary of Rashi on the Twelve Prophets, Isaiah, and the Psalms, vol. 2 (Amsterdam: Hertsberger, 1930). 83. Abraham ibn Ezra, The Commentary of Ibn Ezra on Isaiah (New York: Feldheim, 1948; repr. from edition by M. Friedländer, London, 1873). For a discussion of Ibn Ezra’s reasons for positing a sixth-century anonymous author for the latter prophecies, see Uriel Simon, “Ibn Ezra between Medievalism and Modernism: The Case of Isaiah 40–66,” in Congress Volume: Salamanca, 1983 (VTSup 36; Leiden: Brill, 1985), 257–71.
Targum Jonathan swerves similarly but by an independent route: it uses dyb(#w (“and he shall enslave”). The conversion continues with mt’s dqdq, which almost certainly refers to the daughters’ physical head or skull. lxx reads dqdq metaphorically as a reference to social caste, much as #)r is routinely understood in social contexts. The result is a)rxou&saj. This too is a hapax equivalency and has exegetical motives written all over it. Interestingly, Targum Jonathan again adopts a similar approach.
Tuckett, “Luke 4:16–30, Isaiah and Q,” in Logia: Les paroles de Jesus—The Sayings of Jesus (ed. J. Delobel; Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1982), 343–54; Paul B. DeCock, “The Understanding of Isaiah 53:7–8 in Acts 8:32–33,” in The Relationship between the Old and New Testament (ed. I. du Plessis; Bloemfontein: New Testament Society of South Africa, 1981), 111–33; and David Secombe, “Luke and Isaiah,” NTS 27 (1981): 252–59. 63. Catrin Williams, I Am He: The Interpretation of ‘anî hû’ in Jewish and Early Christian Literature (WUNT 2/113; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2000).