Terms in this set (30)
The Syriac Peshitta
(2nd-3rd centuries A.D.)
The Aramaic Targums
(3rd-4th centuries A.D.)
alleged pessimism, supposed Epicureanism, and denial of the life to come
Song of Solomon
physical attractiveness expressed supposedly bold and enthusiastic to the extent of being erotic
the name of God does not appear in it
disagreements of detail between latter-day temple and ritual of the last ten chapters and those of the Mosaic tabernacle and Solomonic temple.
Proverbs (omitted from Archer)
apparently contradictory precepts (e.g., 26:4-5)
the writing of a letter, syllable, or word only once when it should have been written more than once (also accidental omission of a letter even when no doubling is called for).
the writing twice of that which should have been written but once.
transposing of letters or words.
combining all or part of two words into a single word.
Division of a single word into two words.
Substitution of one homonym for another.
Misreading similar letters
Confusion of one letter for another of similar shape.
Omission of an intervening passage due to having a similar ending (such as between two sentences).
Omission of an intervening passage from the beginning of two similar sentences.
Loss of a single word or letter.
Cannon of Textual Criticism 1
1. is the older reading
Cannon of Textual Criticism 2
2. is more difficult
Cannon of Textual Criticism 3
3. is shorter.
Cannon of Textual Criticism 4
4. best explains variants.
Cannon of Textual Criticism 5
5. has the widest geographical support.
Cannon of Textual Criticism 6
6. conforms to the style and diction of the author.
Cannon of Textual Criticism 7
7. reflects no doctrinal bias.
Dead Sea Manuscript 1
The Dead Sea Scroll of Isaiah
Dead Sea Manuscript 2
The Habakkuk Commentary
Dead Sea Manuscript 3
The Hebrew University Isaiah Scroll
Dead Sea Manuscript 4
1Q Leviticus fragments