Critical Notes on Esther

  title={Critical Notes on Esther},
  author={Paul M Haupt},
  journal={The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures},
  pages={97 - 186}
  • P. Haupt
  • Published 1 January 1908
  • Linguistics
  • The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures
In the following nn. I have not attempted to give all the divergences exhibited by the Ancient Versions; as a rule, I have recorded only variations which throw some light on the iEIeb. text.* The ancient versions of E are so free and inaccurate (cy. e.g.nn. on3, t3. t4; 4,.zz.z4; 5, t3; 6, t; 7, 3.4) that it would be a waste of time to discuss all discrepancies. W'st and J'st theory that 6 is more original than y seems to me untenable (cy. e. g. nn. on 6, t; 7, 4; 8, 8). The fact that the text… 
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