The Reading and Translation of the Divine Name in the Masoretic Tradition and the Greek Pentateuch

  title={The Reading and Translation of the Divine Name in the Masoretic Tradition and the Greek Pentateuch},
  author={Martin R{\"o}sel},
  journal={Journal for the Study of the Old Testament},
  pages={411 - 428}
  • M. Rösel
  • Published 1 June 2007
  • Linguistics
  • Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
The representation of the divine name in the Masoretic tradition and in the early translations of the Septuagint is the subject of ongoing discussion. It can be demonstrated that even the oldest Masoretic vocalization as preserved, among others, in codex L must refer to adonai (the Lord) rather than shema (the Name). By means of exegetical observations in the Greek version of the Torah, it becomes clear that already the translators of the Septuagint have chosen 'Lord' (kyrios) as an appropriate… 
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