4.3 Septuagint
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Part of 4 Judges

4.3.1 Background

In lxx, the book of Judges follows upon Joshua as the second of the historical books that are known as the Former Prophets in Jewish tradition. In Greek, an important addendum of fifteen lines at the end of Joshua 24 is taken as evidence of an older version of the Hebrew text which, according to Rofé,1 would mark a close link…

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Cécile Dogniez, “4.3 Septuagint”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 20 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0004030000>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101

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