A Grammar of the Old Testament in Greek: According to the by H. St. J Thackeray

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There is a tendency to drop the aspirate, while in a few cases, partly under the influence of false analogy, it is inserted where not required. ), on the other for the want of assimilation within words (ITVVK01TTftV, not ITVyK. ). The reverse process, the extension of assimilation to two separate words is, however, found in the early Ptolemaic papyri (EflflEITCf, mainly in Cod. A, is almost the only LXX instance of this). g. in dITT Lll, ODTW,) before consonants as well as vowels marks a loss of feeling for rhythm.

Seldom do they imitate a Hebrew locution without adapting and accommodating it in some way to the spirit of the Greek language, if they fail to find an exact equivalent in the vernacular. On the other hand, the translators of the Kingdom books (especially of the portion (3'8) were prepared to sacrifice style and to introduce a considerable number of phrases, for which parallels never, probably, existed in the KOWr/, if Greek did not furnish them with a close enough parallel to the Hebrew. The demand for strict accuracy increased as time went on, and the prohibition against any alteration of the words of Scripture 1 was taken by the translators as applying to the smallest minutiae in the Hebrew, until the tendency towards literalism culminated in the EYW etfLL ~xw of Kingdoms ({3'8) and the EV aPxii ~KTW"EV 0 (has (J"VV TOV ovpavov Kat.

E7raVa1 Possibly the work of Theodotion (as has been suggested by Sir H. Howorth). 2 3 The work of Aquila (see McNeile's edition). Should perhaps be placed under Paraphrases. g. aEOfkaL [aEOfkE8aJ KVPLE='j~1~ \'J. Gen. xliii. 20, xliv. 18, Ex. iv. la, 13, N. xii. 1 I: contrast EV EfkOL KVpLE Jd. vi. 13, IS, xiii. 8, I K. i. 26, 3 K. iii. 17, 26: in J os. vii. 8 the uncials omit the phrase, Syro-hex. ap. Field has aEOfkaL KVpLE; ef. ). Yet there are not wanting indications that even here there are different strata to be detected in the text of our uncials, notably in Ex.

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