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1863RE: [lxx] Re: Luke 3:36 and the LXX

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  • David Hindley
    Dec 20, 2005

      The name is also found in the Samaritan Pentateuch, Jubilees (Ethiopic for sure, but I do not know about the DSS fragments) and Josephus, so it is likely pre-Christian. However, as far as I know, the major Lxx mss are all believed to have been copied by Christians.


      Dave Hindley
      Cleveland, Ohio USA

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      From: sentto-1293705-1750-1135088448-dhindley=compuserve.com@... [mailto:sentto-1293705-1750-1135088448-dhindley=compuserve.com@...] On Behalf Of Wieland Willker
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      Subject: [lxx] Re: Luke 3:36 and the LXX

      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?

      Best wishes
      Wieland Willker, Bremen, Germany
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