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Bibil Identifier bibil:237825
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Greek Testament, Aramaic Targums, and Questions of Comparison
Author Chilton, Bruce
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 11, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 225-251 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Two unsupported assumptions have hampered comparison of the Targumim with the New Testament. One assumption presumes the Targumim are pre-Christian; the other presumes that they are too late to be of relevance to exegesis of the New Testament. The history of discussion shows that, in alternating cycles, these views have posed obstacles to critical comparison. Analogies between Targumic passages and the New Testament indicate a relationship of four types, each of which is explored in this essay. In aggregate they support the independent finding that the process of Targumic formation overlapped with the emergence of the New Testament.‬
DOI 10.1163/17455227-13110202
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Ancient Recensions and Versions : Targums
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Canon
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