Hebrew/Aramaic source for Gospels?

Peter Kirk Peter_Kirk at sil.org
Thu Jun 27 15:25:23 EDT 2002

On this subject, you might like to look at
http://www.jerusalemperspective.com/articles/, which includes more
articles by Lindsey and by others on related issues.

Peter Kirk

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Abernathy [mailto:mabernat at cub.kcnet.org]
> Sent: 26 June 2002 18:48
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: Hebrew/Aramaic source for Gospels?
> I just read  an aricle by Robert Lindsey that I would like some
> on
> (Lindsey, Robert L. "A New Approach to the Synoptic Gospels." Mishkan
> 17/18,
> no. 1992 (1992): 87-106.).  Lindsey comments that when he was
> the Greek Synoptic Gospels into Hebrew, that much of Luke and Matthew
> could
> be translated word by word into idiomatic even "elegant" Hebrew.  Some
> sections of Mark differed in that Mark characteristically uses words
> readily translated into Hebrew (he specifically comments on the Greek
> phrase
> translated "and immediately"). Has anyone on this list studied this
> question
> enough to be able to comment on whether or the Greek corresponds more
to a
> Hebrew or an Aramaic source?
> Sincerely,
> Michael Abernathy

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