RE: Re: Is 1:25
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> Clearly there are cases where emendation is overused, Toy in Proverbs or in a
> more modern day commentary Dahood on Psalms. The basic principle I use in
> OTTC is to understand the various variants, a task that is not always easy.
> This is not a MT fundamentalism, but a more cautious approach, similar to
> the one Kevin is suggesting.
> Cleon L. Rogers III
> Wetzlar, Germany
far as Proverbs is concerned. I have just completed a monograph on the
Septuagint version of Proverbs in which I indicate that the Greek translation
had a Hebrew parent text that did not differ too much from MT. This even
applies to the differences in the order of the final 8 chapters!
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