[b-hebrew] Updating & Archaizing

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 17:47:42 EDT 2009


On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Peter Bekins <pbekins at fuse.net> wrote:

> A good place where we get a glimpse into scribal practice is 2 Sam 22
> = Psalm 18 where the poem occurs twice, though both poems seem to
> show the effects of the scribes so it is not so easy as to posit one
> being the earlier version and the other the later version.
> Pete Bekins
> There are many small differences between the two, as if the one were an
initial version reflecting a personal poem, while the latter a cleaned up
version used as a hymn, yet both written by the same hand.

Karl W. Randolph.

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