Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Exegesis by translation in Symmachus

THE ETC BLOG: Symmachus and the Text of Job 24:25b (John Meade).
In preparation of my critical edition of the Hexaplaric fragments of Job 22-42 for the Hexapla Project, I am noticing again some of the gems among the texts of Aquila, Symmachus, and Theodotion that Origen once assembled in full parallel columns but now come down to us mainly in fragmentary, marginal notes in Christian MSS. The text of Job 24:25b is such a text. ...
Cross-file under Septuagint (LXX).

Visit PaleoJudaica daily for the latest news on ancient Judaism and the biblical world.