3877Re: tc-list Job 4:11 LXX
- Apr 1, 1998At 11:10 28/03/98 -7000, you wrote:
>I received the following question and have no idea what the answerThere are three citations in Lampe [ 889a] for patristic use of
>is. Does anyone have any insight as to why the translator apparently
>coined this word? I haven't even been able to find it in LSJ.
>> Do you have an explanation as to why, in Job 4:11, the LXX has a
>>marginal rendering of "ant-lion" for the Hebrew word for "lion"?
>All I can find out is that the word does indeed mean "ant-lion." The
>question is, what's an "ant-lion" and why did LXX use that term here?
including one from the commentary on Job 4:11 of Olympiodorus Alexandrinus.
Also a ref. to Germanus I of Constantinople
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