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1.3 Primary Translations
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A comparative analysis of the primary translations of Hebrew Scripture has not been embarked upon in the past.1 Such a comparative analysis deals with: 1) the background and origin of the ancient translations; 2) the necessity to translate Hebrew Scripture; 3) the different translation styles; 4) the nature of the translation enterprises; 5) relations between translations; 6) internal revision; 7) scope; 8) original form of the translations; 9) t…

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Tov, Emanuel, “1.3 Primary Translations”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 25 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0001030000>
First published online: 2018

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