3428Re: [lxx] Amos 9:11-12
- Jan 5, 2010Perhaps marked differences are due to the addition of different vowels
to the same Hebrew word specified using only consonants?
I vaguely remember that the Hebrew used to not have vowels, but perhaps
> I'm currently reading a book that deals with several citations in Acts
> and the author surveys views of how the LXX of Amos 9:11-12 came t5o
> be, given its significant differences from the known Hebrew text.
> Apparently, most authors think that the LXX translation should be
> explained in terms of changing the Hebrew into something else. Would
> there be other examples in the LXX where an otherwise clear Hebrew
> t4ext was so radically altered? In spite of opinion to the contrary, I
> have to believe that the LXX is based on an unknown Hebrew text. I
> know there are sometimes some "interesting" translations in Greek of
> the Hebrew text but not this different.
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