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Hebrew

J. D. Michaelis on Kennicott’s Work

This is from J.D. Michaelis’s review of Benjamin Kennicott’s second dissertation: Contrary to the custom of the English, he even informed himself on the writings of the Germans. And what is more astounding, he even quotes German works fairly often. Lord, help us lowly English speakers. This quote is taken from Barthélemy’s Studies in the […]

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Bible Greek

Adolf Deissmann on the Value of the Studying the Septuagint

A single hour lovingly devoted to the text of the Septuagint will further our exegetical knowledge of the Pauline Epistles more than a whole day spent over a commentary. As quoted in Jobes and Silva, Invitation to the Septuagint, 23.

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Bible Greek

A Nugget from Silva

… There is no such thing as “Septuagint without tears” (indeed, without the affliction of trial-and-error, one seldom learns anything)… Karen Jobes and Moisés Silva, Invitation to the Septuagint, 10.