[b-hebrew] Masoretic Text - scribes faithful to the text

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Jun 16 18:58:01 EDT 2004


On 16/06/2004 14:40, Philip Engmann wrote:

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>>(although I argue elsewhere that LXX as a whole did not exist still in
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>the 1st century CE) 
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>hmmm.. 
>One vital point is that what is called the LXX is often diffuse and
>diverse and rather dubious manuscripts from 350 AD and later.  A text
>that could have been subject to lots of corrupt alexandrian "Christian"
>scribe "smoothing" to match the NT, among other problems.  And yet these
>texts are discussed as if it they were used, even in Israel, 300 years
>earlier !   This I believe is a primary presumption blunder of much
>Scriptural
>scholarship.  Floyd Nolan Jones discusses it some in a book on the
>web...
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>Is there any reference for Floyd Nolan Jones's book on the web?
>Philip Engmann
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Steven/Schmuel gave a reference on this list last year 
(http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/b-hebrew/2003-June/015406.html), in 
a thread on Psalm 40:6:

>The Septuagint: A Critical Analysis by Floyd Nolan Jones p.45
>http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Vault/1157/floyd-jones.htm
>http://www.floydjones.org/ebooks2.html
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