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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Old Testament / Hebrew Bible as Bob Dylan Song Titles


Yesterday at the blog Faith and Theology, Kim Fabricius posted a list of the books of the New Testament in Bob Dylan song titles. I enjoyed that so much that I decided to take up and list the books of the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible (along with the Deuterocanonical books).  


Genesis – Gates of Eden


Exodus – Farewell



Leviticus – Thunder on the Mountain



Numbers – 2 x 2


Deuteronomy -   Whatcha Gonna Do?


Joshua – With God on Our Side



Judges – Rollin’ and Tumblin’



Ruth – I Pity the Poor Immigrant



1 Samuel – Early Roman Kings



2 Samuel – Trouble



1 Kings – Changing of the Guards



2 Kings – When the Night Comes Falling from the Sky



1 Chronicles – Desolation Row


2 Chronicles – Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight



Ezra – Bring it on Home


Nehemiah – Walls of Red Wing



Tobit -  Wedding Song


Judith – One Man’s Loss



Esther – Covenant Woman



1 Maccabees – Paths of Victory


2 Maccabees – Pay in Blood



Job – When I Got Troubles


Psalms  - Lay Down Your Weary Tune


Proverbs – A Satisfied Mind



Ecclesiastes – Life Is Hard



Song of Songs – I Wanna Be Your Lover



Ben Sirah (Ecclesiasticus) – Odds and Ends



Isaiah – All Along the Watchtower



Jeremiah – Tears of Rage



Lamentations – Everything is Broken



Baruch – 900 Miles From My Home



Ezekiel – Talkin’ Hava Negilah Blues



Daniel – Had a Dream about You, Baby



Hosea – Groom’s Still Waiting at the Altar


Joel – Day of the Locusts



Amos – North Country Blues



Obadiah  – I’d Hate To Be You on that Dreadful Day



Jonah – Nothing Was Delivered



Micah – Quit Your Lowdown Ways


Nahum - Hell Time, Man (Band of the Hand)



Habakkuk – Seven Curses



Zephaniah – Worried Blues



Haggai – Too Much of Nothing


Zechariah – Series of Dreams


Malachi – Do Right to Me, Baby (Do unto Others)




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