[b-hebrew] Exo 12:40 430 years

Steve Miller smille10 at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jul 4 13:37:13 EDT 2009


> From: James Read 
> 
> Hi Steve,
> 
> you state that MT is generally better than LXX. What do you base this
> on? I've been looking into this a lot recently. We don't even know
> what the LXX originally looked like and so, personally, I find it more
> useful to discuss specific texts like the codex vaticanus and the
> codex sinaiticus. The MT frequently mistakes gender (confuses he with
> she). How confidence building is that?
> 
> James Christian
> 
[Steve Miller] James, 
I thought it was generally accepted that the MT is much more accurate than
the LXX. One strong reason is that the LXX is a translation. Nevertheless
there are many places where the LXX reading is correct and the MT has an
error.
-Steve Miller
Detroit




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