By Ignacio Carbajosa

ISBN-10: 9004170561

ISBN-13: 9789004170568

This ebook investigates the nature of the "Peshitta" in "Psalms 90-150" as a way to facilitate the right kind use of this model in textual feedback. It identifies the Peshitta's translation thoughts and it discusses the version's interpretation of inauspicious passages within the Hebrew textual content. The query of the Hebrew Vorlage at the back of the "Peshitta Psalter" is raised. additionally investigated this is the connection among the "Peshitta Psalms" and the "LXX" and "Targum", and an evaluation of the intended effect of those types at the "Peshitta Psalter" is obtainable. Inquiry is made into the theology of the interpretation, the identification of the translators, and the relationships one of the manuscripts of the "Peshitta Psalter". this article is designed as a device for students who, while faced by way of serious questions within the Psalter, search to appreciate the readings preserved within the "Peshitta".

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Goldenberg, though, recognizes only patterns in which the enclitic personal pronoun is situated immediately after the predicate (Cf. Goldenberg, “On Syriac Sentence Structure”, 100-101; Goldenberg, “On Some Niceties”, 337). 23 For a study of the various nominal clause patterns (depending on the order that subject and predicate occupy) and their meanings, both in Hebrew and in Syriac, cf. the previously cited studies by Andersen, Muraoka and Goldenberg. TRANSLATION TECHNIQUE 35 P: a[brmbd aRapd arga >Nwna aynb| ayrmd ryg htwtry For the heritage of the Lord are sons, the reward of the fruits that are in the womb.

In this preface, the general criteria that have guided the editing of P are expounded, as well as the terminology employed, abbreviations, etc. 69 Especially if we bear in mind that the true division between MSS is not the one that exists between the Western and the Eastern traditions (following confessional criteria), as A. Rahlfs proposed (Rahlfs, “Beiträge zur Textkritik”), but the one that is established between ancient MSS (among which 7a1 is included) and recent MSS, as P. B. Dirksen has demonstrated (Dirksen, “East and West”).

58 18 CHAPTER ONE ings of P-Ps that coincide with LXX and/or Tg reflecting, not influence from these versions, but a different Hebrew Vorlage or a change in textual transmission). ”68 The critical apparatus shows the variants of the MSS prior to the 13th century. 69 It will be the task of proper textual criticism to correct this text with the variant readings of other ancient MSS (present in the critical apparatus) in order to arrive at a “more correct” text. In this study I will take these variants into account, especially the ones attested by MS 9a1, which will be the object of special attention because of the numerous readings that alone agree with MT.

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