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15.4 Latin
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Part of 15 Wisdom of Solomon

15.4.1 Background

The only extant ancient Latin version of the Wisdom of Solomon is in the Vetus Latina. This translation is based on LXX-Wis (15.2) and was most likely produced in northern Africa during the second century C.E. As with some of the other deuterocanonical books, Jerome did not produce a translation of Wisdom, so VL-Wis was inco…

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T. Glicksman, Andrew, “15.4 Latin”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0215040000>
First published online: 2020

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