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By J L Magnes Professor of the Bible Emanuel Tov

Thirty-three revised and up to date essays at the textual feedback of the Hebrew Bible, Qumran and the Septuagint, initially released among 2008 and 2014 are awarded during this quantity, the 3rd quantity of the author’s accrued writings. All 3 components have constructed a lot in glossy study, and the auhor, the prior editor-in-chief of the foreign lifeless Sea Scrolls e-book venture, is a massive speaker in them all. The scrolls are of relevant significance within the sleek textual examine and this point is definitely represented during this quantity. one of the experiences incorporated during this quantity are valuable reviews on accident, consistency, the Torah, the character of the MT and SP, the diffusion of manuscripts, and the LXX of Genesis.

The past volumes are:
The Greek and Hebrew Bible: amassed Essays at the Septuagint (VTS seventy two; Leiden: Brill, 1999).
Hebrew Bible, Greek Bible, and Qumran: gathered Essays (TSAJ 121; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008).

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See further D. , The Story of David and Goliath: Textual and Literary Criticism: Papers of a Joint Venture (obo 73; Fribourg: Éditions universitaires, 1986). See the study quoted in note 11. ,” in Empsychoi Logoi: Religious Innovations in Antiquity: Studies in Honour of Pieter Willem van der Horst (ed. A. Houtman, A. de Jong, and M. Misset-van de Weg; Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity 73; Leiden: Brill, 2008), 507–526. Due to the uncertainty pertaining to the Vorlage of the lxx, a comparison of the length of the lxx and mt is little more than an exercise.

Some sound suggestions may be offered, but other aspects remain hypothetical. 1163/9789004285569_003 the coincidental textual nature of ancient scriptures 21 From among the many Hebrew texts available in the last centuries bce, the proto-Masoretic text was chosen as the central text by what may be considered the central stream in Judaism, defined as proto-Pharisees, Pharisees, proto-rabbinic or rabbinic Judaism. mt was selected from among a number of available texts, and at the same time it was shaped by these circles, to a small or great extent,4 and perpetuated by them.

2 Esther-lxx The Hebrew source of Esth-lxx rewrote a composition very similar to mt. The most salient technique used in the course of the rewriting is the addition of the large narrative Expansions a, c, d, and f. These expansions expand the story in a meaningful way. The interaction of the previous Bible text and the long expansions may be compared with the relation between the Qumran rewritten Scripture compositions and their presumed sources. All these rewritten compositions exercise freedom towards their underlying texts by adding large expansions wherever their authors wished.

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