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4.5 Latin
(8,669 words)

Part of 4 Ecclesiasticus/Ben Sira

4.5.1 Nature and Significance

The Latin version of Ben Sira (= VL-Sir) has been the most influential version in Western Christianity, but in modern scholarship it has received less attention than the Hebrew (4.2), Greek (4.3), and Syriac (4.4) versions. However, several studies in the past decade show signs…

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Gregory, Bradley, “4.5 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_0204050000>
First published online: 2020

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