hexapla


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hexapla

(ˈhɛksəplə)
n
(Bible) an edition of the Old Testament compiled by Origen, containing six versions of the text
[C17: from Greek hexaploos sixfold]
ˈhexaplar, hexaplarian, hexaplaric adj
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But at the beginning of this letter, the patriarch had taken up other matters, including that he had received a Syriac translation of Origen's Greek Hexapla.
Hexapla in Exodum: That is, a Sixfold Commentary upon the Second Booke of Moses.
Not only, then, as Origen's Hexapla made clear, (18) did the
In the case of Origen it was the Hexapla, for Eusebius it was the Chronicle, in Eusebius's Greek title, the Chronological Canons.
A sampling of topics: Amoraic Hebrew in the light of Ben Sira's linguistic innovations, aspects of the verbal systems in Qumran Hebrew, the infinitive absolute as finite verb and standard literary Hebrew of the Second Temple Period, constituent order in existential clauses, reflections on adjunct expression in the Manual of Discipline, spoken Hebrew of the late Second Temple period according to oral and written Samaritan tradition, and the weak consonants in the language of the Dead Sea Scrolls and in the Hexapla transliterations.
Reduced Vowels in the Transcriptions from Hebrew in Hexapla.
13) Andrew Willet, Hexapla in Genesin; that is, A Sixfold Commentarie upon Genesis (Cambridge, 1605), P.
Grafton and Williams focus on two massive works: Origen's Hexapla and Eusebius's Chronology.
He argues that Eusebius follows Origen, who embraced the goals and methods of Greek philosophy as displayed in his Hexapla and his discussion about the authorship of Hebrews.
Texts like Origen's Hexapla and Methodius's Symposium, and even inscriptions like those of Abercius and Pectorius, as well as lesser known figures like John of Jerusalem or Severian of Gabala, find discussion in the Literary History, though go unmentioned in the Cambridge History.
This arrangement places Montale in English in a narrow yet ancient genre whose roots reach back to Origen's Hexapla, a third-century Bible with two Hebrew and four Greek translations laid out in adjacent columns.
Origen excelled at scripture and, for instance, created the wonderful Hexapla, a Bible with parallel columns of Hebrew and different Greek translations.