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By Daniel Gurtner

Exodus: A statement at the Greek textual content of Codex Vaticanus is the 1st finished remark at the Septuagint in English. An advent orients readers to the examine of LXX Exodus and the manuscript of Codex Vaticanus. this can be via a presentation of the textual content of Vaticanus contrary a clean translation. within the observation right, Gurtner examines literary good points of the Greek of Exodus often in addition to good points specific to the textual content of Vaticanus. a few comparisons are made with different Greek traditions of Exodus as well as translational gains of Exodus with recognize to its Vorlage.

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8 was only to the fathers. , which translates “Would that we had died by the Lord (‫( ”)ְב ַיד־ ְיה ָוה‬NAS), suggesting a natural death rather than famine. But Exod makes explicit that it is nonetheless by the Lord: “being smitten by the Lord” (ὄφελον ἀπεθάνομεν πληγέντες ὑπὸ κυρίου). Exod makes clear that Mōusēs and his companions are to ascend Seina and worship, though no object is stated in MT. 1) perhaps careful to identify the Lord as the object of worship in anticipation of the scene where the idol is worshipped later in the book.

Wade (1999, 7) observes that the difference in meaning between ἐξέρχομαι and ἐκπορεύομαι was reinforced by the fact that the latter was always used in the pres. and imperf. tenses in Exod whereas the former was not used in these tenses in Exod (see Wade 1999, 7, esp. nn. 9, 10). 8), which Wade (2000, 70) suggests is Mōusēs’ way of speaking down to the officials. Likewise, the Heb. 3, 14). The hipʿil forms and inf. absolutes are sometimes translated by separate lexical items (Tov 1982, 417–424).

30 for examples). In Wade’s estimation, Exod saw the text as a unified whole with only one tabernacle that was referred to, using a variety of terminology. Because of his presupposition, the translator freely translated the Heb. terms ‫ ִמְשַׁכּן‬and ‫אֶהל‬ ֹ by the same Gk. term σκηνή, except for a few places where context forced the translator to distinguish between the terms. This presupposition that the text was a unified whole, however, also resulted in the text being “corrected” by using a variety of translation techniques (Wade 1999, 22).

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