[b-hebrew] Primary and Secondary Old Testament Witnesses

C. Stirling Bartholomew jacksonpollock at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 26 14:20:45 EDT 2004

On 8/26/04 11:07 AM, "Peter Kirk" <peterkirk at qaya.org> wrote:

> The Latin Vulgate is also an important witness because it is known to
> have been translated from the Hebrew long before the existing MT MSS.

Does not a fair amount of the Old Latin survive in the Vulgate? The Old
Latin was based on the LXX . Calling the Vulgate a witness of the same sort
as the LXX (Old Greek) needs to be qualified.

Clay Bartholomew 

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