[b-hebrew] lxx vorlage is mt vorlage is unpointed mt

Philip Engmann phil-eng at ighmail.com
Sun Sep 21 10:05:55 EDT 2003


My MPhil Course studies the differences between the LXX and the MT.
 
  Since the LXX Vorlage is extinct, i.e. not extanct anymore, I am
assuming that:
 
The LXX vorlage (i.e. parent text) = the MT Vorlage= the unpointed MT.
 
I am making this assumption because in the 5th -10th centuries A.D. the
Massoretes merely pointed the existing unpointed Hebrew OT text. They
did not alter the consonants. 
 
How realistic is this assumption?
 
 



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