[b-hebrew] elohim versus aggelous, Psalm 8:6[5] MT verses LXX

CS Bartholomew jacksonpollock at earthlink.net
Sat Sep 27 00:21:22 EDT 2003

On 9/26/03 8:23 PM, "Philip" <phil-eng at ighmail.com> wrote:

> A careful comparison of the MT against the LXX of Psalm 8:6[5] reveals an
> almost word-for-word verbatim presentation. It is highly unlikely that the
> LXX vorlage of Psalm 8:6[5] is different from the MT vorlage of Psalm
> 8:6[5]. 

This does not follow. Two very different MSS of any ancient document can
vary by only one word in any line, clause, stanza. It isn't valid to draw
conclusions about the identity of the vorlage based on a data sample of this

Clay Bartholomew 

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