Re: Couple o' quick questions

From: Steve Long (
Date: Wed Jun 24 1998 - 06:48:48 EDT

>In a way, preserving the raw meanings of the Hebrew words does give a
>"feel" of the strength of the Hebrew, while the Greek LXX makes a
>refinement in the translation. Surprisingly, the KJV is a good
>translation of the Masoretic Text and in many instances provide nuance to
>the repetitive use of the vav (waw) conjunction.

I did a fairly comprehensive comparison between the LXX and the KJV old
testament and found that they were also very close in word order and
'feel', at least IMHO. Since I'm still learning Hebrew I have no basis of
comparison for the Masoretic Text and I appreciate your insight.

I did find the authors recommended on Thanks all.


Steve Long
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