[b-hebrew] Ex 6:6 hiphil imperative 'bring' (K Randolph)

Jerry Shepherd jshepherd53 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 14 19:09:18 EDT 2013

Hi Ratson,

Thanks for chiming in on this one.  I have never done any serious study of
Origen's Hexapla.  With regard to the second column, could you provide some
estimate as to how much of it is indisputably extant.

Thanks and Blessings,


Jerry Shepherd
Taylor Seminary
Edmonton, Alberta
jshepherd53 at gmail.com

On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 8:33 AM, <yahoo-arch at heplist.com> wrote:

>  Jerry wrote:
> > Besides this,
> > I believe the Masoretic is much more reliable than 99%.
> I would have to disagree on such a high estimate of reliability. Just
> browsing the transliterations found in the Hexapla (notably, the second
> column, aka "Secunda") and the LXX would indicate there is certainly room
> for doubts on the accuracy of the Masoretic pointing. For example, the
> changes under Philippi's Law (accented, originally closed syllable <i>
> becomes <a>) does not occur in the Hexapla or the Babylonian vocalization,
> but does occur in the Masoretic/Tiberian pronunciation.
> --
> Ratson Naharädama
> Denver, CO
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