Priestly narrative

One of the sources in the compilation of the Pentateuch, commonly designated by the symbol P; the author(s) came from priestly circles (6th cent. BCE) and had a special interest in genealogies [[➝ genealogy]] and a concern with cultic practices which it was hoped would be restored with the Return from Exile.

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  • dominion — The exercise of authority. In the creation narrative of the Priestly [[➝ Priestly narrative]] writer the human species is given dominion over the rest of creation (Gen. 1:26, 28) but subject to the ultimate dominion of the Lord (Ps. 22:28).… …   Dictionary of the Bible

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