IV. Outline

IV. Outline

  1. Introduction (1:1-2)
  2. Main Body of the Book (1:3-9:6)
    1. Laying the Foundation for a Theophany: Judgment of the Nations and of Israel (1:3-4:13)
      1. Body of the text (1:3-4:12)
        1. Judgment of the nations (1:3-2:16)
        2. Judgment of Israel and exhortations to enter into Yahweh's presence (3:1-4:12)
      2. Response: doxological hymn (4:13)
    2. Death and the End for Israel (5:1-9:6)
      1. Body of the text (5:1-9:4)
        1. Utterances concerning the death of Israel (5:1-6:14)
        2. Vision reports concerning the end of Israel (7:1-9:4)
      2. Response: doxological hymn (9:5-6)
  3. Postscript: From Judgment to Salvation (9:7-15)