By W. Edward Glenny
During this statement W. Edward Glenny offers a cautious research of the Greek textual content and literary positive factors of Amos in line with its witness within the fourth century codex Vaticanus. The remark starts off with an advent to Amos in Vaticanus, and it comprises an uncorrected reproduction of Amos from Vaticanus with textual notes and a literal translation of that textual content. in response to the aim of Brill’s Septuagint statement sequence Glenny seeks to interpret the Greek textual content of Amos as an artifact in its personal correct with a purpose to make certain how early Greek readers who have been unexpected with the Hebrew might have understood it.
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7) Therefore, the Lord God will never do anything unless he reveals instruction to his servants, the prophets. (8) A lion will roar, and who will not be afraid? The Lord God has spoken, and who will not prophesy? ” (10) And she did not know what things will be in her presence, says the Lord, those who are storing up unrighteousness and misery in their districts. (11) Therefore, thus says the Lord God: Tyre, all around your land shall be made desolate, and he will bring down from you your strength and your districts will be spoiled.
5:12 καταπατοῦσαι] B, W, and Swete (modifying and describing the sins [αἱ ἁµαρτίαι]); καταπατοῦντες A, Q*, Rahlfs, and Ziegler (modifying the subjects). ἀνταλλάγµατα] B, W, and Swete have the prefix ἀντ- on ἀλλαγµα (W in singular, B and Swete in plural; the prefix emphasizes the idea of exchange, found in “ransom” in MT); ἀλλάγµατα Rahlfs and Ziegler.
C. The double names are closer to the MT; cf. also 7:4, 5, 6, and 8:1. 7:2 συντελήση] B*; συντελέση Bc and modern editions. 7:4 µερίδα κυρίου] B V, and Swete; µερίδα A, Q, W, Rahlfs and Ziegler. text and translation 31 (8) For the Lord swore by himself: Because I myself loathe all the arrogance of Iakob, and I hate his regions, therefore I will remove a city with all of those inhabiting it. ” (11) For, behold, the Lord commands and he will strike the great house with bruises and the little house with lacerations.