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4.4 Syriac
(7,178 words)

Part of 4 Ecclesiasticus/Ben Sira

4.4.1 Nature and Significance

Two versions of Ben Sira, or Bar (A)sira, are preserved in Syriac: the version that became part of the Peshitta tradition, translated from Hebrew (4.2), and the version that is preserved as part of t…

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van Peursen, Wido, “4.4 Syriac”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 24 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0204040000>
First published online: 2020

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