From: Jeffrey B. Gibson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Oct 20 1998 - 16:17:58 EDT
-- Jeffrey B. Gibson 7423 N. Sheridan Road #2A Chicago, Illinois 60626 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Message-ID: <362CEFB3.A5CD0EB6@ameritech.net> Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 13:16:51 -0700 From: "Jeffrey B. Gibson" <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.04 [en]C-AIT (Win16; I) MIME-Version: 1.0 To: Jonathan Robie <email@example.com> Subject: Re: Heb 4:7 & Psa 95:7-8 References: <LYR14590firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Jonathan Robie wrote: > > At 12:40 PM 10/20/98 -0700, Jeffrey B. Gibson wrote: > >Paul S. Dixon wrote: > >> > >> The author of Hebrews quotes quite a bit from the LXX. > >> Heb 4:7, according to the UBS and the NA texts, is a > >> quote from Psalm 95:7-8. Yet, Rahlf's LXX has it at > >> Psalm 94:7-8. I assume this is not a typo, since both > >> NT Greek texts have the same reference. > >> > >I believe that UBS and NA are giving the enumeration of the Paslm > >according to the MT. The LXX enumeration of the Psalms is skewed from > >that of the MT because of a difference in opinion over where an certain > >Pss begin and end. Ps. 9 and 10 as well as 114 and 115 (MT) appear as > >single Pss in the LXX and PS 116 is split into two Pss. That's why > >you'll often see a reference set out as Ps. 78 (77 LXX):2. > > Is this the same distinction that we find in the numbering of the Psalms in > Protestant vs. Catholic Bibles? In other words, does MT numbering match > one, and LXX numbering match the other? >
I believe so, at least in earlier Catholic translations based on the Vulgate which is based to a large extent on the LXX. But I'd have to do some checking to substantiate this claim. A good little book on all of this which, unfortunately is no longer in print, is _The Bible: An Owner's Manual_. But I've misplaced my copy!
Jeffrey > > firstname.lastname@example.org > Texcel Research > http://www.texcel.no
-- Jeffrey B. Gibson 7423 N. Sheridan Road #2A Chicago, Illinois 60626 e-mail email@example.com
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