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12.9 Georgian
(1,151 words)

Part of 12 Psalms 151–155

The book of Psalms was translated into the Old Georgian (Kartvelian) language no later than the fifth century C.E. The earliest version most likely did not include Psalm 151 that appears to have been added at a later stage in the process of textual transmission. At least three reasons seem to support such an inference.1 First, Psalm 151 is not listed in the canon tables. Second, the vast majority of extant…

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Bruni, Alessandro Maria, “12.9 Georgian”, 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_0212090000>
First published online: 2020

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