The Palestinian Syriac Version of the Holy Scriptures: Four Recently Discovered Portions (together with Verses from the Psalms and the Gospel of St. Luke) Ed.,in Photographic Facsimile from a Unique Ms. in the British Museum, with a Transcription, Translation, Introduction, Vocabulary and Notes

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Privately printed by the Society of Biblical archaeology, 1897 - 52 pages
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Page 33 - Ye who turn judgment to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth, seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night; that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth; the Lord is his name; that strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.
Page 35 - LXX ffuriip, but is not a literal translation of v. 21. And they teach customs which are not lawful for us to receive, or to observe, because we are Romans. v. 22. And a great assembly was assembled against them; then did the magistrates tear their clothes, and commanded that they should scourge them. v. 23. And when they had scourged them much, they cast them into prison, and commanded the prison-keeper that he should keep them carefully. v. 24. He, therefore, having received such a command, brought...
Page 35 - He, therefore, having received such a command, brought [them in, and] bound them in the inner prisonhouse, 1 and made their feet fast in the stocks. v. 25. And in the middle of the night, Paul and Silas were praying and praising God, and the prisoners heard them. v. 26. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, and the foundations of the prison were shaken, and all the doors were suddenly opened, and the bands of all of them were loosed. v. 27. And when the prison-keeper awoke, and saw that the...
Page 20 - rlsh" is, with very few exceptions, written > 2 (with two dots instead of one), and the "daleth" is, as a rule, not distinguished by a dot below. There are no diacritic points below the letters, and points over the text (see the first facsimile, representing fol.
Page 12 - that which had fallen down." 6 ie the tabernacle spoken of in v. 11; or "the Lord" with the Alexandrine text of the LXX ? v. 14. And I will bring again the captivity of my people Israel. Finished is the lesson from the Prophets. 1 Then shall be said a Psalm in the third 2 tone: 3 "The Lord is my light and my redeemer ; whom shall I fear ? " Its response : " The Lord protects my life ; of whom shall I be afraid ? " Then is recited that which is read from the Acts of the Apostles : — ACTS xvi,...
Page 32 - Olot, where there is gold. c. 12. And the gold of that land is good, and there is the carbuncle and the emerald. v. 13. And the name of the second river is Gihon: this is it which encircles the whole land of Gush. v. 14. And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: this is it which goes in the direction of the Syrians. And the fourth river is the Euphrates. v. 15. And the Lord God took the man Adam whom He had formed, and He placed him into the paradise of Eden that he should dress it and keep it....
Page 13 - The river of God is filled with water." Another: " Its ridges hast Thou watered, and increased the fruit thereof." And a lesson shall be read from the Gospel of Matthew. Look for the ninth Sunday after Pentecost* (from Matthew). And when the Gospel lesson is finished, shall the deacon say a prayer. And the chief priest shall say this prayer over the basin 5 of water : 0 cistern 6 of water ! (his face being turned to the east). " " Praise be to God in 1 Literally "a table.
Page 32 - mater lectionis." f. 5. And no green thing of the field was yet upon the earth, and no herb of the earth had yet sprung up ; for the Lord God had not caused rain to rain upon the face of the earth, and there was no man that he may till the earth. v. 6. But a well was rising up from the earth, and was watering the whole face of the earth. v. 7. And the Lord God formed the man Adam of the dust of the earth, and He blew into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man Adam became a living soul. v....
Page 35 - ... and she was bringing her masters much gain by the divination which she was divining. v. 17. And she was following Paul and us, and she was thus crying and saying, These men are the servants of the Most High God, and they announce to you the way of life. v. 18. And thus was she doing many days; and Paul became angry, and said to . that spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ that thou go out of her ; and in that same hour did the spirit depart. v. 19. And when her masters saw that the...
Page 34 - These evils will not approach us, nor come upon us. v. 11. And on that day will I raise up the tabernacle of David which had fallen down,* and I will build up its ruin, and raise up its destruction, and I will build it up as in the days of old. v. 12. In order that the rest of men, and all the nations upon whom my name is called, may seek [it], 5 saith the Lord, who doeth 6 these things.

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