From: Jim West (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Oct 15 1999 - 11:56:23 EDT
At 04:16 PM 10/15/99 +0100, Paolo wrote:
> I'm working on my degree-thesis in Biblical
>> about the Architectural Lexicon in 3Kingdoms chapters 6 and 7. In these
>> chapters there's the account of Solomon's Temple but in some points the
>> is quite difficult ( I read Brenton translation too) . I studied every
>> problem between LXX and MT and I made a
>> translation of these chapters from Greek in Italian. I and my teacher
>> decided to ask some scholars for an explanation about the most difficult
>> points. I'd be grateful to you if you've some suggestions too. Thank you
>> very much!!
>> Here are some points with a possible translation:
>> 6, 4
>> QURIDAS PARAKUPTOMENAS KRUPTAS
>> windows with a splay
"fecero finestra con della grate" The vulgate has "fenestras obliquas".
>> 6, 31
>> FLIAS PENTAPLAS
>> fivefold doorposts
"cinque lati" Again, the Vulgate has "lignis olivarum."
>> 7, 21 (= MT 7,36)
>> KAI EPI THS KEFALHS THS MECWNWQ hHMISU TOU PHCEOS MEGEQOS STROGGULON
>> EPI THS KEFALHS THS MECWNWQ KAI ARCH CEIRWN AUTHS KAI TA SUGKLEISMATA
>> KAI HNOGEITO EPI TAS ARCAS TWN CEIRWN AUTHS
>> and over the pedistal (its size was half cubit) [there was] a circular rim
>> over the pedistal and [there were] the top of the spaces and its (?)
>> and it was opened at the top of the spaces
This is the most puzzling of all. Im stumped.
>> 7, 9 (=MT 7, 20)
>> KAI MELAQRON EP'AMFOTERWN TWN STULWN KAI EPANWQEN TWN PLEURWN EPIQEMA TO
>> MELAQRON TWI PACEI
>> and a cover on both the pillars and on over the rooms an addiction with
>> same] width of the room.
"Tutte queste costruzioni, dalle fondamenta ai corniconi, compreso il
cortile piu grande, furono fatte con pietre selezionate".
>> Thank you again!
>> Paolo Villa
auguri nei vostri studi!
Jim West, ThD
web page- http://web.infoave.net/~jwest
'Mythology is what never was but always is.' Stephen of Byzantium
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