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By Sean A. Adams

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This paintings is the 1st significant statement of LXX Baruch and the Epistle of Jeremiah in English. instead of seeing LXX generally as a text-critical source or as a window on a now-lost Hebrew textual content, this observation, as a part of the Septuagint statement sequence, translates Baruch and EpJer as Greek texts and from the point of view of Greek readers unexpected with Hebrew. incorporated are a transcription and an English translation of Codex Vaticanus, the oldest extant manuscript of the books, and an in depth statement. one other significant contribution is the utilisation of the sense-delimitation (paragraphs) of Codex Vaticanus and different codices to discover how early readers interpreted the textual content.

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27 manuscripts (Ropes 1926, xxxviii–xxxix; Milne and Skeat 1938, 89; Gignac 1976, 189–191). For this edition, I have retained the original spelling. It appears, however, that a later scribe did not like this spelling practice and either erased the offending “ε” or did not “reinforce” it when recopying the text. This is confirmed by the indication that a scribe between the ninth and eleventh centuries (Skeat 1984, 461) traced over the original ink of every letter/word, except those that were suspected of being in error (Payne and Canart 2000, 106; Metzger and Ehrman 2005, 68).

It appears, however, that a later scribe did not like this spelling practice and either erased the offending “ε” or did not “reinforce” it when recopying the text. This is confirmed by the indication that a scribe between the ninth and eleventh centuries (Skeat 1984, 461) traced over the original ink of every letter/word, except those that were suspected of being in error (Payne and Canart 2000, 106; Metzger and Ehrman 2005, 68). It is generally assumed that the scribe was attempting to preserve the fading original (Canart and Martini 1965, 8).

7 All these bad things which the Lord spoke to us have come upon us. 8 And we did not beg the face of the Lord to the extent that each one turned away from the thoughts of their evil heart. 9 And the Lord kept watch over bad things, and the Lord brought them on us, because the Lord is just in all his works, which he commanded us. ” 38 chapter 2 (Γ) 11 καὶ νῦν, κύριε ὁ θεὸς Ισραηλ, ὃς ἐξήγαγες τὸν λαόν σου ἐκ γῆς Αἰγύπτου ἐν χειρὶ κραταιᾷ ἐν σημείοις καὶ ἐν τέρασι(ν) καὶ ἐν δυνάμει μεγάλῃ καὶ ἐν βραχ(ε)ίονι ὑψηλῷ καὶ ἐποίησας σεαυτῷ ὄνομα ὡς ἡ ἡμέρα αὕτη, 12 ἡμάρτομεν ἠσεβήσαμεν ἠδικήσαμεν, κύριε ὁ θεὸς ἡμῶν, ἐπὶ πᾶσι(ν) τοῖς δικαιώμασί σου.

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