By Craig A. Evans

This quantity assembles a number of vital stories that research the function of language in that means and interpretation. a number of the contributions examine interpretation within the types, in intertestamental traditions, within the New testomony, and within the rabbis and the targumim. The authors, who comprise recognized veterans in addition to more youthful students, discover the differing ways that the language of Scripture stimulates the certainty of the sacred textual content in overdue antiquity and offers upward thrust to special theological topics. This publication is an important source for any student attracted to the translation of Scripture in and simply after the biblical period.

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