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Book Review: Biblia Graeca

Biblia Graeca

Scholarly Bibles | Amazon | CBD

Many thanks to the kind folks at Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft for this review copy!

It is a privilege for us moderns to have access to the troves of literary treasure of the ancients. 543 more words

New Testament

Pleonastic Pronouns: An Example from Genesis 1:11

For those of you familiar with Koine Greek, you may have come across the word pleonasm or pleonastic.

The word is derived from the Greek term πλεονασμός, which means “superfluous, unnecessary, redundant.” 514 more words


Search for a Purpose | BGP Life

Trying to write something without feeling inspired is like trying to squeeze water out of a rock. Feel me? Ok well anyway…

I’m on a “few” week hiatus from working on ResolutionWE and I don’t know what to do with myself. 386 more words

BGP Rants

Book Review: When God Spoke Greek

When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible by Timothy Michael Law

Oxford University Press | Amazon | CBD

When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible… 1,391 more words

Biblical Studies

Wisdom for the Day

Timothy Michael Law rightly states in his excellent volume When God Spoke Greek (p. 33):

If a translation is done accurately, the new audience can peer into the original; if it is done poorly, it could start wars.

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Provenance of Aquila OT Genizah Manuscripts

In a recent article Edmon Gallagher has queried the widely-shared assumption that the manuscripts of Aquila’s translation of the OT attested among the Cairo Genizah fragments come from Jewish copyists.  885 more words