From: Steve Puluka (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Feb 16 2000 - 06:40:04 EST
<x-flowed>>From: Ryan Simmons <email@example.com>
>I also want an index of the LXX text giving the Greek words used to
>translate each Hebrew word.
While there are people who attempt to do this, please do not accept at face
value the assumption that the LXX text is a translation of the MT that we
have in Hebrew today. There is a variant text history of the Hebrew that is
mostly lost to us today and the LXX is one of the windows we have to one of
I am not saying that reference to the MT when studying the LXX is not
valuable. It is. BUT the LXX IS NOT a translation of the MT.
I'll leave your real request for others and the archives, where you will
find a number of recomendations.
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Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh
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