A New English Translation of the Septuagint: Psalms Albert Pietersma

ISBN: 9780195297539

Published: November 16th 2000

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192 pages


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A New English Translation of the Septuagint: Psalms  by  Albert Pietersma

A New English Translation of the Septuagint: Psalms by Albert Pietersma
November 16th 2000 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 192 pages | ISBN: 9780195297539 | 8.61 Mb

Only two English translations of the Septuagint have ever been published, both more than 150 years ago. Since that time, significant advances have been made in Greek lexicography, numerous ancient manuscripts have come to light, and important stepsMoreOnly two English translations of the Septuagint have ever been published, both more than 150 years ago. Since that time, significant advances have been made in Greek lexicography, numerous ancient manuscripts have come to light, and important steps have been taken in recovering the pristine text of each Septuagint book.

Therefore, a new translation of the Septuagint into English is not only much needed, but long overdue.The goal of A New English Translation of the Septuagint (NETS) is to provide readers with an Old Testament freshly translated from the ancient Greek text. This volume of the Psalms of the Septuagint (the first part of the project) includes footnotes calling attention to relevant textual issues. In addition, the committee of translators has provided an extensive introduction to the project as a whole and to the particular issues involved in the rendering of the Psalms into English.



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