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1862Re: [lxx] Re: Luke 3:36 and the LXX

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  • Dirk Jongkind
    Dec 20, 2005
      Wieland Willker wrote:

      >Thanks for the info!
      >The interesting thing is that the name KAINAN is not found in the Masoretic text. It has been argued that it is a Christian addition to the LXX in order to bring the genealogy in Genesis in line with Luke. What is the evidence for this? Do we have any pre-Christian Greek evidence for these passages?
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      For what it is worth: there are Old Latin manuscript with and without
      Kainan in Genesis 11. Vulgate is uniform in rejecting Kainan.

      Cheers,
      Dirk

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