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By Jan De Waard

During this quantity, the 1st of a projected sequence at the Hebrew Bible, de Waard goals to provide translators larger perception into the perspective of the textual critic to assist them discover a sturdy base for translation. although of basic curiosity for translators, scholars and students may also be happy to discover that de Waard summarizes the arguments and rankings of the Hebrew outdated testomony textual content Project.

Because the ultimate record of the HOTTP used to be released in French and was once the paintings of textual critics instead of translation experts, its helpful contribution was once stumbled on to have functional boundaries. DeWaard's paintings is usually invaluable since it examines 3 significant Jewish models as well as the Christian types chosen through the venture for study.

Future volumes are deliberate to hide different parts of the Hebrew Bible/Old testomony.

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This could certainly be done in a Study Bible or in a translation with Jewish participation. The pun too could have an appropriate place in such a footnote. 6 Textual Decisions According to many scholars, the Hebrew sentence μd

Cazelles (1975) has even been thinking of the “Djed pillar” of Egyptian ritual which has the form of a bare trunk. 13 Isaiah 1–10 31 that case Isaiah would have been alluding to the “dynastic stone” and the continuity of the Davidic dynasty. ” (as cited by Wildberger, GN). Proposals of Translation A number of statements can be made: (1) An imaginative interpretation of 1Q-a along the lines of NEB should be avoided. It is noteworthy that REB has already followed this advice. (2) There is no reason to put a translation of 13c between square brackets.

Although it gives the variant rendering in a footnote, it should not be followed. ” M is supported in this by 4Q-e. However, V seems to have vocalized the Hebrew consonants as follows: hd:y[ia;w: in order to obtain a ˜rst person singular of the past: “I took as witnesses” (et adhibui . . testes). ” A majority of the committee has given a C rating to M since it considered the past tense reading as an assimilation to verse 3 and the imperative reading as an assimilation to verse 1. 1–4. In the case of the future tense, God is still the agent of verse 2.

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