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By J a Emerton

The 11th Congress of the overseas association for the research of the outdated testomony was once held from 28 August to two September 1983 less than the Presidency of Professor Luis Alonso Schökel, S.J., of the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome. The Secretary of the Congress was once Professor V . Collado Bertomeu, of Valencia, and the scene of the Congress was once the gorgeous and ancient collage city of Salamanca.
Those attending the Congress have been saddened via the unexpected loss of life in Salamanca of Professor D. J. McCarthy, S.J., additionally of the Pontifical Biblical Institute. It appeared acceptable that this quantity may still comprise the handle given through the President on the memorial Mass.
This quantity contains the entire papers learn through invitation on the Congress aside from , of which one may be included through the writer in a drawing close ebook and the opposite was once no longer submitted to me for e-book. i'm once more thankful to Dr André Lemaire, one in every of my colleagues at the Editorial Board of Vetus Testamentum, for his assist in enhancing a few of the papers written in French.

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Die Rückverweise auf die anderen Texte lassen jedoch erkennen, daß hier ebenso gedacht wird. Diesen drei Stellen zufolge gewährt J ahwe den westjordanisehen Stämmen zunächst Ruhe und verleiht ihnen dann das Land, das sie in Besitz nehmen . Schw ieriger ist der Halbvers i 13b gebaut, der die Ostjordanier betrifft. Er enthält zwei Sätze. Der erste verwendet nwb-hi. im Partizip, das im deuteronomistischen sprachlichen Kontext zumeist die unmittelbar bevorstehende Zukunft bezeichnet. Der zweite Satz schließt J ahwes Landgabe im w = qatal-x an , was am einfachsten als Zukunftsaussage mit Progreß gegenüber der vorausgehenden Handlung erklärt wird.

Even wh en th ey are following the H ebrew elosel y they tend to omit a ward here and a phras e the re , and are gene rally freer than the Targumim. T yp e B Targum is common in th e Five M egillot. One of its most remarkable representatives is Targum Sheni to Esther. A. Sperber clas sifies this as "Targum a mi snorner for Midrash ' ,6 but I think he may be going tao far. The influence of th e genre midrash on th e Targumim of all th e Megillot can certainly be seen , but it should be observed that it is con fined largely to two features: (a) the extreme length of the works in com parison to the original H ebrew , and (b) the occasional direct quotation of other Scriptures introduced by citation formulae (see Targum Cant.

Yeb. 22a; B. Tem . 14a) . The existence ofTargum texts is clearly implied by a number of Rabbinie stories and rulings . (5) The meturgeman was not free to translate just as he pleased . It is a fair guess that the translation was always to a large degree predetermined and traditional. To describe Targum as "a spontaneous phenomenon of Jewish exegesis" is rather misleadingY Besides the force of tradition , there was the pressure exerted by the religious authorities to regulate the content of the Targum .

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