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Bibil Identifier bibil:246785
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Adam, Linnaeus, and Lexicography
Author Lawrence, Paul J. N.
Journal The Bible Translator (Volume: 68, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Language English
Pages 142-147 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract According to the Bible, the categorisation of nature is as old as humankind (Gen 2.19-20). The modern binominal nomenclature system was pioneered by Carl Linnaeus and is now universally used. Translators should be encouraged to use these names to identify terms in their receptor languages. However, it is not foolproof, and there is some evidence within the biblical texts of lexical items being identifiable with a plurality of names. It is these examples that are outlined here.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible Translation
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : Themes : Lexicology
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Adam
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Nature
Pericopes Genesis 2,19-2,20
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