[b-hebrew] T-SADE

Barry nebarry at verizon.net
Fri Jul 23 08:10:31 EDT 2010

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From: "Arnaud Fournet" <fournet.arnaud at wanadoo.fr>
To: "James Christian" <jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com>
Cc: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Friday, July 23, 2010 5:46 AM
Subject: [b-hebrew] T-SADE

> Maybe this has already been discussed before, but I have some questions 
> about the affricate or non affricate pronunciation of (T)SADE.
> Cantineau 1954 discusses a Greek manuscrit called Vaticanus of the 
> Lamentations supposedly dating back to the IVth century AD, which mentions 
> in Greek letters Tau-Sigma-Alpha-D-Eta as name of that letter. He infers 
> from that document that the affricate pronunciation must be old and 
> possibly the original one.
> So I have a handful of questions about the presumed authenticity of that 
> manuscrit, its dating and its relevance for TSADE or SADE, possible 
> alterations or any reason to conclude in this or that direction, or not to 
> conclude at all, or to prefer some other better reference for that issue. 
> What should exactly be thought about that issue?

With my good friend Mr. Google I found:




You are referring to Codex Vaticanus:


Practically any textbook on text criticism will give you more information, 
Metzger, Aland, et al.

N.E. Barry Hofstetter
Classics and Bible Instructor, TAA
(2010 Savatori Excellence in Education Winner)
Mentor, TNARS


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