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12.7 Coptic
(1,258 words)

Part of 12 Psalms 151–155

12.7.1 Introduction

Like in LXX (12.3), Ps 151:1–7 is a genuine part of the Coptic translation of the Psalms, and, in fact, it has just been taken over from Greek (I. Although the Psalter was and is the most used and widespread book of the Bible in the Coptic Church (I.10.4.2), the fragmentary manuscript transmission has left many gaps, and quite often the end of the book is missing. Although for all Coptic literary dialects manuscripts o…

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Feder, Frank, “12.7 Coptic”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0212070000>
First published online: 2020

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