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by Ken M. Penner
July 10th, 2019, 8:20 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: 1 Sam 15:11
Replies: 4
Views: 728

Re: 1 Sam 15:11

This perhaps suggests that at least for the LXX translators παρακαλέω could bear this sense, even if it's not attested elsewhere in Greek literature. I wouldn't suggest that παρακαλέω could bear the sense of repentance for the LXX translators. I'd say he was translating without much thought for the...
by Ken M. Penner
July 8th, 2019, 1:28 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: 1 Sam 15:11
Replies: 4
Views: 728

Re: 1 Sam 15:11

Παρακέκλημαι ὅτι ἐβασίλευσα τὸν Σαοὺλ εἰς βασιλέα... Any of our LXX mavens want to comment on the use of παρακαλέω to render נחם? It seems like such an unusual choice, and only attested in this sense in the LXX. παρακαλέω is the usual Greek for נחם (regret, console), fifty-eight times. μετανοέω is ...
by Ken M. Penner
June 12th, 2019, 8:10 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: Infinitive Subjects of ἐγένετο
Replies: 34
Views: 6107

Re: Infinitive Subjects of ἐγένετο

Those following this thread might be interested in the 2018 tesina by Sarah Gildea, " The Ἐγένετο Phrases and ἐν ταῖς ἡµέραις in the Gospel of Luke " From the conclusion: What had been overlooked was the connection between the Ἐγένετο forms and the ἡµέρα phrases. Confusion also arose when comparing ...
by Ken M. Penner
June 10th, 2019, 3:06 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: In Jeremiah 31:21 LXX what is the sense of τιμωρίαν?
Replies: 3
Views: 652

Re: In Jeremiah 31:21 LXX what is the sense of τιμωρίαν?

The NETS instead takes the words as transliterations of the Hebrew: הַצִּ֧יבִי לָ֣ךְ צִיֻּנִ֗ים שִׂ֤מִי לָךְ֙ תַּמְרוּרִ֔ים And reflects that in the English glossing the words with footnotes. Ken Penner or other LXX gurus can perhaps explain a little better about this? Perhaps a reference to the Go...
by Ken M. Penner
May 12th, 2019, 6:56 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: 2 Maccabees 3:11 Gottingen text
Replies: 5
Views: 810

Re: 2 Maccabees 3:11 Gottingen text

The Lexham English Septuagint has “It was not as the impious Simon misinformed”
by Ken M. Penner
February 21st, 2019, 7:18 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: The Testament of Asher, Concerning Two Faces of Vice and Virtue
Replies: 10
Views: 2022

Re: The Testament of Asher, Concerning Two Faces of Vice and Virtue

OK, thanks for clarifying. I was only able to find one Greek text for this, although I expect that there may be others, since there are several manuscripts that R.H. Charles used. Regards. Charles (1908), The Greek versions of the Testaments of the twelve Patriarchs but of course the 1978 text by d...
by Ken M. Penner
February 21st, 2019, 6:40 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: The Testament of Asher, Concerning Two Faces of Vice and Virtue
Replies: 10
Views: 2022

Re: The Testament of Asher, Concerning Two Faces of Vice and Virtue

Hal Smith wrote:
February 21st, 2019, 6:37 pm
I am interested in your comments, if any, when comparing the Greek with the two translations.
That’s not what this forum is for. We discuss the Greek text rather than translations.
by Ken M. Penner
February 9th, 2019, 10:06 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Today (2/8) is International LXX Day...
Replies: 6
Views: 1311

Re: Today (2/8) is International LXX Day...

However, I've yet to find a good "Reader's" environment for LXX reading online. Has anyone found a solution for this? Everything I've tried so far doesn't handle words which occur in the LXX but not the GNT (i.e. precisely when I would need glosses!). I'd also point to the free resources from Faith...

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