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Verbal Syntax in the Greek Pentateuch
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Verbal Syntax in the Greek Pentateuch: Natural Greek Usage and Hebrew Interference

T. V. Evans

Abstract

This book is a study of verbal syntax that addresses the entire Greek Pentateuch and investigates the value of these translations as evidence for the history of the Greek language. The nature and degree of Hebrew interference are assessed, including analysis of Hebrew text components underlying all Greek verbal forms in the Pentateuch. This data allows conclusions to be drawn on natural Greek usage of aspect, tense, and mood. Their implications extend well beyond the special issues of translation Greek, casting significant light on the development of the verbal system in the Koine period, the ... More

Keywords: Greek Pentateuch, Greek language, Hebrew interference, verbal forms, Koine period, Alexander the Great, translation Greek

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198270102
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270102.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

T. V. Evans, author
Macquarie University, New South Wales

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