By James A.E. Mulroney

during this quantity, James A. E. Mulroney explains the Greek kind of the previous Greek (Septuagint) e-book of Habakkuk. the place past reports have curious about an interlinear version, aligning the Hebrew with the Greek textual content, this examine appears on the Greek textual content in its personal correct. Of first significance is the suggestion of transformation in linguistic/translation reviews: all translation includes interpretation. for that reason, the previous Greek is an interpretation of its Hebrew base textual content. the writer bargains a longer research of current methodological concerns within the box of Septuagint reviews. The research indicates that the translator used to be now not following literalism as generally understood, yet a interpreting culture that's exemplified in refined theological info of the publication. The translator's own kind is noticeable in his use of Greek rhetoric, with so much textual positive factors representing his behavior of studying in either Hebrew and Greek.

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