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The Palestinian Version of the Holy Scriptures


Edited and Translated by George Henry Gwilliam; In Collaboration With Ernest Nathaniel Bennett
This work consists of five leaves of the old Syriac version of the Bible, in the Palestinian dialect. Included are images of some of the leaves, Syriac text, English translation, notes, and a essay on the underlying Greek text.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-186-2
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 528
Publication Date: Aug 9,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 71
Languages: English, Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-61719-186-2
$46.00
$27.60

This work consists of five leaves of the old Syriac version of the Bible, in the Palestinian dialect, retrieved as palimpsests in a copy of the Mishnah. The surviving passages are from Numbers, and four extracts from the Pauline Epistles. Included are images of some of the leaves, Syriac text, English translation, notes, and an essay on the affiliations of the underlying Greek text.

This work consists of five leaves of the old Syriac version of the Bible, in the Palestinian dialect, retrieved as palimpsests in a copy of the Mishnah. The surviving passages are from Numbers, and four extracts from the Pauline Epistles. Included are images of some of the leaves, Syriac text, English translation, notes, and an essay on the affiliations of the underlying Greek text.

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George Henry Gwilliam

Ernest Nathaniel Bennett

  • CONTENTS (page 5)
  • INTRODUCTION (page 13)
  • A COMPARISON OF THE VERSIONS OF 2 TIMOTHY I. II-18 IN THE PESHITTO, THE HARCLEAN, AND THE BODLEIAN PALESTINIAN FRAGMENTS (page 22)
  • THE REMAINS OF THE PALESTINIAN VERSION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (page 24)
  • THE TYPE OF GREEK TEXT SUPPORTED BY THE SYRIAC OF THE FOUR FRAGMENTS OF THE PAULINE EPISTLES (page 28)
  • LIST OF PALESTINIAN AND OTHER WORDS AND FORMS (page 32)
  • NOTES: ON THE VERSES CONTAINED IN THE FRAGMENTS (page 35)
  • ADDITIONAL NOTES (page 49)
  • CONTENTS OF THE FIVE FRAGMENTS (page 71)