Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Differences Between The Mt And LXX Contexts Of Old Testament Quotations In The New Testament: Isaiah 45:18-25 As A Case Study

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter indicates the differences between the contexts of the Masoretic Text (MT) and the LXX in a pericope which forms the contextual basis of more than one quotation in the New Testament - Isaiah (Isa) 45:18-25. It analyzes Isa 45:14-25 in the MT, as it is the text most commented upon of the two and will form a good basis against which the LXX text is compared. Differences in the contexts of the two texts are then highlighted by comparing the LXX to the MT. Finally, some reflections are given on the impact of these differences in the way the New Testament is understood. An important difference between the LXX and the MT in Isa 45:18-25 is that the LXX is almost invariably more lucid than the MT. This might be due to the nature of the LXX as a translation.

Keywords: Isaiah (Isa) 45:18-25; LXX; Masoretic Text (MT); New Testament; Old Testament

10.1163/ej.9789004177253.i-414.47
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004177253.i-414.47
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Septuagint and Reception — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation