A Handbook on the Greek Text
Baylor Handbook on the Septuagint
Imprint: Baylor University Press
Sales Date: 2024-03-30
310 Pages, 5.25 x 8.00 in
- Published: April 2024
In Psalms 90–106, Jennifer Brown Jones provides a foundational examination of the Greek text of the book. The analysis is distinguished by the detailed yet comprehensive attention paid to the text. Jones’ exposition is a convenient pedagogical and reference tool that explains the form and syntax of the biblical text, offers guidance for deciding between competing semantic analyses, engages important text-critical debates, and addresses questions relating to the Greek text that are frequently overlooked by standard commentaries. Beyond serving as a succinct and accessible analytic key, Psalms 90–106 also reflects recent advances in scholarship on Greek grammar and linguistics and is informed by current discussions within Septuagint studies. These handbooks prove themselves indispensable tools for anyone committed to a deep reading of the Greek text of the Septuagint.