[b-hebrew] LXX transliterations

Dr. Joel M. Hoffman joel at exc.com
Fri Oct 14 15:30:03 EDT 2005


>Gemination is, of course, simply post-tonic (Calanni - stress shift
>and the resulting gemination).

I don't think so.  I refer you again to the table:

  http://www.exc.com/JoelHoffman/Excerpts/ITB-p95.pdf

The Masoretes record RIVKAH and ZILPAH, but the LXX gives us REBEKKA
and ZILFA.  Either the LXX transliteration is inconsistent or the
Masoretic rendering is inaccurate.  

-Joel M. Hoffman
 http://www.exc.com/JoelHoffman



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