From: David L. Moore (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Jan 11 1997 - 21:34:51 EST
At 08:44 PM 1/11/97 -0500, Jonathan Robie wrote:
Carl Conrad wrote:
>>Yes, I suspect that, and in fact, I know that BAGD is inadequate for
>>reading LXX unless the LXX word recurs in the NT. I remember hunting for
>>some words in the Genesis Joseph narrative in BAGD and not finding them
>>there or in LSJ--I ultimately found them in the Sophocles Byzantine
>>lexicon. hREGKW is not that uncommon (at least not any more than people
>>snoring at night!).
>Do you Greek scholars get kickbacks from the publishers every time we little
>Greeks go out and buy another book? I thought this would be a cheaper hobby
>than it has been!
>OK, since I really *do* intend to read more in the Septuagint, I'm going to
>need something to help me. Would I be better off getting a specialized
>Septuagint lexicon, or does LSJ have everything I need? I'll probably read
>at least some classical Greek, too, as my Greek improves.
>If LSJ would do the job, would the old version be adequate?
>And is anybody out there willing to sell their old LSJ cheap after upgrading
>to the latest release?
Seems to me I recall seeing that ABS has begun to publish a
Greek-English lexicon to the LXX. Does anyone who has used it have any
comments on its usefulness?
David L. Moore Director
Miami, Florida, USA Department of Education
firstname.lastname@example.org Southeastern Spanish District
http://members.aol.com/dvdmoore of the Assemblies of God
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