[b-hebrew] Hebrew NT Delitzsch

cmeadows3 at verizon.net cmeadows3 at verizon.net
Sun Aug 19 16:39:54 EDT 2007


Yitzhak,

I too have significant reservations about "linguistic" study of religious language from the 1800s.  But my main question regarding this particular work is the nature of the dialect in which Delitzsch purports to write.

Charles Meadows

>From: Yitzhak Sapir <yitzhaksapir at gmail.com>
>Date: 2007/08/19 Sun PM 03:34:57 CDT
>To: b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Hebrew NT Delitzsch

>On 8/19/07, Charles Meadows wrote:
>> Is anyone here familiar with the Hebrew NT translated from Greek by
>> Franz Delitzsch?  I bought one and have been reading through it.  My
>> knowledge of modern Hebrew is limited and I'm not sure whether he
>> intended this to be a "modern" translation or more of a "biblical
>> hebrew" translation.  I guess he did the work in the late 1800s so it could
>> not be a truly "modern" translation.  Any thoughts?
>
>I would stay away from anything from the 1800s except as context for
>more recent research.  Thus, in researching the word pitgam, I went
>back to articles from the 1860's on the issue, but it was only to
>understand where more recent articles came from.
>
>Yitzhak Sapir
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