Re: Hebrew-Greek comparison tips

From: Kenneth Wright (
Date: Tue Apr 02 1996 - 10:26:44 EST


My name is Kennth Wright and I have the E-Mail Alias:
kenneth@Virginia.EDU. I Don't know who Kenneth Litwak is but all the mail
to comes to me. So if someone could give me a real
e-mail address for Kenneth Litwak I am sure we could fix this problem.

Kenneth L. Wright KD4WNS Masters Student EE @ UVa CSIS SMC project

On Mon, 1 Apr 1996, Michael D Hildenbrand wrote:

> Ken,
> This is a difficult question. What exactly are you comparing?
> Concepts? If this is the case, I can see no way around the grunt work
> (this is the most productive kind of work anyway!). If you are doing a
> structural study, one would do each piece separately and then
> compare them-both of which amount to grunt work. If you are comparing the
> vocabulary used by the two texts (on the same subjects?) you would want
> to do word studies on the vocabularies separately and then compare
> semantic ranges. If you are comparing lengthy pieces, you might consider
> how each develops concepts-a sort of discourse analysis.
> What exactly are you looking for in this comparison?
> Under His Mercy,
> Michael Hildenbrand
> On Sun, 31 Mar 1996, Kenneth Litwak wrote:
> > I am looking for any tips or shortcuts that anyone knows for helping to reuce the
> > amount of grunt work I need to do for a paper. I need to compare a large amount
> > of Qumran Hebrew text to a few verses in the NT. Although some secondary
> > literature has suggested some comparisons, I am going to be doing a very
> > detaiiled comparison of these two blocks of material. Since I am dealing
> > with non-blical material, I can't just use Hatch and Redath. Can anyone suggest
> > ways to aid in finding meaningful or significant parallels between
> > Hebrew and Greek texts without having to spend the next year doing it? This is,
> > after all, for one seminar paper, not a dissertation. I don't expect to
> > escape the laborious searching, but if there's a way to shorten it, I'd like to
> > know. Thanks.
> >
> >
> > Ken Litwak
> > GTU
> > Bezerkely, CA
> >

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