The alpha-text of Esther: its character and relationship to the Masoretic text

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Scholars Press, 1996 - Religion - 256 pages
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Contents

IS THE ALPHATEXT A TRANSLATION OF A SEMITIC
7
Tables Page
15
Methodology
29
HOW IS THE ALPHATEXT SIMILAR TO THE MT?
49
Chapter 2
52
Average Values of Tovs Criteria for the AT of Esther
69
Words Used to Evaluate the Lexical Consistency
86
HOW IS THE ALPHATEXT DIFFERENT FROM THE MT?
95
Chapter 4
149
HOW DOES THIS STUDY COMPARE TO WORK
195
Chapter 5
199
Amount of Material Common to the AT and LXX
210
ATs Use of the LXX in the Redactional Sections
217
Excursus
224
Old Greek of Daniel
235
Translation Style of Daniel Compared to Esther
237

Chapter 3
103
The Translation of Persian Loanwords
117
A Clue to the Textual History
124
Number of Units Comprising the Four
130
Distinctive Differences between the AT and the MT
139
HOW DOES THE ALPHATEXT COMPARE
147
Graphs Page
244
Works Cited
251
The Manuscripts of the AlphaText
447
Chapter 2
448
General Index
485
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