[Synoptic-L] Magnificat was not LXX, not Lk
- LM:>Ok, I can accept what I think you are saying. For one thing, I
>here that the Magnificat is Luke's own composition, which would not beThe Lucan composition theory has been shown to be HIGHLY IMprobable,
>accepted by all.
*Randall Buth, "Hebrew Poetic Tenses and the Magnificat" JSNT 21 (1984)
67-83. (reprinted in Porter and Evans, NT Text and Language, A Sheffield
The article details a relatively unknown, syntactic non-Septuagintalism
that has been overlooked in assessing Luke's Semitisms. This should be
added to the non-Septuagintal epoihsen kratos at 1.51 as conclusive for the
non-Septuagintal, non-Greek and non-Aramaic (i.e. Hebraic) background for
poem. Thus, non-Lucan origin, too.