[b-hebrew] OT Translations

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Tue Jun 8 08:22:18 EDT 2004

Dear Philip,

>In cases where the LXX Vorlage clearly differs irreconcilably from the
>Proto-MT which text is more accurate? And which text should be seen as
>'more correct'? [1]

HH: Textual criticism is largely done on a case by case basis. There 
is not a general rule that always applies. The original writing was 
done in Hebrew and Aramaic, so that gives some precedence to the 
Hebrew and Aramaic sources over those in Greek.

					Harold Holmyard

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