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The double call for joy, "Rejoice and be blad" ( Matt. 5:12), as conclusion of the Matthean macarisms (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)English: In contrast to Luke, for whom joy and rejoicing are major motifs, Matthew rarely writes about them. This may reflect the antagonistic environment in which the Matthean community functioned. However, a few texts ...