By Jesus Christ, Jésus-Christ; Casey, Maurice
This booklet is going in the back of the Greek textual content of the Gospel of Mark and reconstructs a few of its assets within the unique Aramaic, the language which Jesus spoke. This paintings has been made attainable via the book of all of the Aramaic lifeless Sea Scrolls, which supply a foundation of Jewish Aramaic for the perfect period.
summary: This e-book is going at the back of the Greek textual content of the Gospel of Mark and reconstructs a few of its assets within the unique Aramaic, the language which Jesus spoke. This paintings has been made attainable through the book of the entire Aramaic useless Sea Scrolls, which supply a foundation of Jewish Aramaic for the appropriate interval
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87 While Wensinck's theory should not be accepted, his comprehensive collection of Semitisms was useful, and the realisation that the more Semitic readings in the western text might be more original is important in permitting the reconstruction of some passages. If specialists Dalman, Burney and Torrey could be as un84 J. Wellhausen, Das Evangelium Marci (Berlin, 1903), p. 23. J. Wellhausen, Einleitung in die drei ersten Evangelien (Berlin, 21911), p. 27. , p. 9. J. Wensinck, `The Semitisms of Codex Bezae and their Relation to the nonWestern Text of the Gospel of Saint Luke', Bulletin of the Bezan Club 12 (Leiden, 1937), 11±48.
A fundamental achievement of scholarship in the ®rst half of this century was the discovery and editing of important texts. Aramaic papyri were discovered at Elephantine and elsewhere, including letters, a copy of the Bisitun inscription of Darius I and the proverbs of Ahiqar. 90 This formed an important contribution to our knowledge of Aramaic vocabulary and grammar. 91 Many texts which were known only to specialists in Syriac were also published, and so were made available to New Testament scholars who learn Syriac.
57 Dalman knew that it might have been, and it follows that his detailed discussion 54 G. Dalman, Jesus-Jeschua: Die drei Sprachen Jesu (Leipzig, 1922), p. III; ET Jesus-Jeshua: Studies in the Gospels (London, 1929), p. xi. 55 Dalman, Jesus-Jeschua, p. 58; ET p. 62. The transliteration given here follows the English version. , W. D. Davies and D. C. , ICC. Edinburgh, 1988±97), vol. I, pp. 495±8. 57 Casey, Is John's Gospel True? 58 We must conclude that Dalman's major contribution to knowledge lay in the Jewish background to the New Testament, rather than in understanding sayings of Jesus.