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13–17.1.4.1 Ruth
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Part of 13–17 Five Scrolls - 13–17.1 Primary Translations - 13–17.1.4 Peshitta

13–17.1.4.1.1 Background

Translated by the end of the second century c.e., the original text of the Peshiṭta version of Ruth (s-Ruth) – as far as such can be retrieved – represents a generally faithful rendering of the Hebrew text as represented by mt (13.2.2); relatively minor adjustments away from a strictly “literal” r…

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Michael G. Wechsler, “13–17.1.4.1 Ruth”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 06 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_1317010401>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170301



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