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By Emanuel Tov

This instruction manual presents a realistic advisor for the coed and pupil alike who needs to exploit the Septuagint (LXX) within the text-critical research of the Hebrew Bible. It doesn't function one other theoretical creation to the LXX, however it presents all of the sensible historical past details wanted for the mixing of the LXX in bible study. The LXX, including the Masoretic textual content and a number of other Qumran scrolls, is still the main major resource of knowledge for the examine of historical Scripture, however it is written in Greek, and plenty of technical info must be considered whilst utilizing this device. accordingly, a realistic instruction manual resembling this can be wanted for the combination of the Greek translation within the examine of the Hebrew Bible.

The Text-Critical Use of the Septuagint in Biblical Research is predicated on a lot historical past details, instinct and event, transparent considering, and an outstanding description of the approaches undefined. the writer offers his guide after part a century of research of the Septuagint, 4 a long time of specialised instructing event, and involvement in different examine tasks concentrating on the relation among the Hebrew and Greek Bibles.

The first variants of this instruction manual, released by way of Simor of Jerusalem (Jerusalem bible study three [1981] and eight [1997]), acquired a lot compliment yet were out of print for a substantial interval. This, the 3rd, version provides a totally revised model of the former versions in accordance with the various advancements that happened within the research of the Septuagint, the Hebrew Bible and the Qumran Scrolls. a lot new details has additionally been extra.

Eisenbrauns has been interested by the selling of the former variations and is proud to supply now its personal thoroughly novel version. A needs to for college students of the Hebrew Bible, textual feedback, the Septuagint and the opposite historical translations, useless Sea Scrolls, and Jewish Hellenism.

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