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The Prayer Of Azariah (Danlxx 3): Sources And Origin

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A group of writings that gives ample evidence of the use of the Septuagint as an authoritative reference, namely, the Septuagint itself. The author clarifies this with two illustrations that have recently come to his attention: The Greek version of Psalms uses the Greek version of the Pentateuch; The Book of Judith, a book absent from the Hebrew canon, was until recently almost universally regarded as a translation of a lost Hebrew original. Such examples attest specifically what the Letter of Aristeas affirms generally, namely, that the Greek version became an authoritative reference within the Greek speaking Jewish community very early on. Later translators and writers linked up with the vocabulary, the style and the "spirit" of the earlier parts. In the light of this, this chapter takes a look at a different passage, one of the supplements to Greek Daniel, the prayer of Azariah.

Keywords: biblical quotations; Book of Judith; Greek Daniel; Hebrew canon; Jewish community; letter of Aristeas; LXX; prayer of Azariah; Psalms; Septuagint

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