jwest at Highland.Net
Wed Jun 9 18:22:41 EDT 1999
At 04:40 PM 6/9/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Two questions re first word in this passage:
>1. When BSH (BHS) apparatus (p.980) reads, "frt l" AK (excuse bad
>transliteration; gave key away; mean aleph kaph), does that mean that
>L is not clearly legible here? That is, L may read AK for ATH?
No- it means "perhaps read"- (frt l is a latin abbreviation = perhaps read)
because some mss have that variant. The variant is however an attempt to
clarify and thus evidently a scribal attempt to clean something up and
>(Asking this because Luther seems to follow the AK reading, at least
>according to Die Heilige Schrift, NBP, 1967, p. 790, which claims to
Luther followed Reuchlin (Melancthons uncle)
>2. How did Septuagint get DIOTI out of either ATH or AK? (DBS, p.
>852, with no variant readings noted.)
>(Pls excuse bad transliterations; believe had a key, but gave hard
>copy away & got tired of searching for disk copy! Here using A for
>aleph, of course, not the verbs. Know that's terrible form!)
Its ok- easy enough to know what you mean by looking at the text.
Jim West, ThD
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