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This paintings is the 1st significant remark of LXX Baruch and the Epistle of Jeremiah in English. instead of seeing LXX almost always as a text-critical source or as a window on a now-lost Hebrew textual content, this observation, as a part of the Septuagint observation sequence, translates Baruch and EpJer as Greek texts and from the point of view of Greek readers unexpected with Hebrew. incorporated are a transcription and an English translation of Codex Vaticanus, the oldest extant manuscript of the books, and a close statement. one other significant contribution is the utilisation of the sense-delimitation (paragraphs) of Codex Vaticanus and different codices to discover how early readers interpreted the textual content.

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This citation, like the Coptic manuscripts discussed above, supports the view that Baruch was being read and used within the Coptic tradition. Lastly, of interest is the commentary of Jeremiah by Theodoret of Cyrus in which he comments on Baruch and Lamentations, but not on the Epistle of Jeremiah (pg 81; Hill 2006). There are questions of authenticity regarding the pg text of the Jeremiah Commentary (cf. Clavis Patrum Graecorum 6205) due to the possibility of another commentary on Jeremiah attributed to Theodoret (Hill 2006, 4–5).

26 And you made the house, which your name was called over it, as this day, because of the evil of the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 27 And you did to us, O Lord our God, according to all your kindness and according to all your great compassion. 28 Just as you said by the hand of your servant Moses, in the day you commanded him to write your law before the sons of Israel, saying 29 ‘If you do not listen to my voice, surely this very great buzzing will return to a small one among the nations, there where I will scatter 40 chapter 2 30 ὅτι ἔγνων ὅτι οὐ μὴ ἀκούσωσί(ν) μου, ὅτι λαὸς σκληροτράχηλός ἐστι(ν).

16 ἔλεον] B omits ἡμῶν. 18 προφητῶν] B omits λέγων. 21 ἐκλείψειν] Corrected from ἐκλείψιν. The ε is added above the line. 30 ἐπιείκειάν] Corrected from ἐπιείκιάν. The ε is added above the line. 5 10 15 20 25 30 the text and translation of baruch 39 (Γ) 11 “And now, O Lord God of Israel, you who brought your people out of Egypt by a mighty hand with signs and wonders and with great power and with a high arm and you made for yourself a name, as this day. 12 We have sinned; we have acted impiously; we have done wrong, O Lord God of Israel, against all your commands.

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