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2.5.2 Coptic Translations
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Part of 2 Pentateuch - 2.5 Secondary Translations Background

The Coptic translations of the Pentateuch have lxx (2.4.1) as their base text and can be dated back to the early fourth century c.e. Together with the translation of the texts, the titles of each of the books were transcribed: ⲧ-ⲅⲉⲛⲉⲥⲓⲥ “Genesis,” ⲧ-ⲉⲝⲟⲇⲟⲥ “Exodus,” ⲡ-ⲗⲉⲩⲉⲓⲧⲓⲕⲟⲛ “Leviticus,” ⲛ-ⲁⲣⲓⲑⲙⲟⲥ “[The book of] Numbers,” ⲡ-ⲇⲉⲩⲧⲉⲣⲟⲛⲟⲙⲓⲟⲛ “…

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Nagel, Peter, “2.5.2 Coptic Translations”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 04 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0002050200>
First published online: 2020

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