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The targum of Zephaniah [electronic resource] : manuscripts and commentary / by Ahuva Ho.

By: Ho, Ahuva, 1943-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in the Aramaic interpretation of Scripture: v. 7.Publisher: Leiden, NL : Brill, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xi, 460 p.).ISBN: 9789004171800 (cloth); 9004171800 (cloth); 9789047425120 (electronic bk.); 904742512X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Zephaniah. Aramaic -- Versions -- Targum Jonathan | Bible. Zephaniah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Targum Jonathan | Zefanja (Buch) | Handschrift | Textkritik | TextvergleichGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Targum of Zephaniah.DDC classification: 224/.96042 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction; 1.1 Prologue; 1.2 The Nature of Targum Jonathan; 1.3 The Identity of TJ and the Problems of Translation; 1.4 Overview of Research; 1.5 The Function of Targumim; 1.6 Some Notes on the Yemenite Targumic Tradition; 1.7 Research into TJ Zephaniah; 1.8 Methodology; Chapter Two The Manuscripts; 2.1 General Observations; 2.2 Examination of TJ Zephaniah -- Stemmatic Research; 2.3 The Scribes; Chapter Three Commentary; 3.1 Prologue; 3.2 Two Targumic Toseftot; 3.3 Chapter 1; 3.4 Chapter 2; 3.5 Chapter 3; Chapter Four Conclusions.
Summary: A study of Targum Jonathan to Zephaniah that focuses on two major facets of exegesis: the twenty-one manuscripts from five different provenances, reflecting a variety of textual traditions and scribal erudition, thus revealing distinct stemmas; and, the history of transmission of Targum Jonathan.
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Preface; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction; 1.1 Prologue; 1.2 The Nature of Targum Jonathan; 1.3 The Identity of TJ and the Problems of Translation; 1.4 Overview of Research; 1.5 The Function of Targumim; 1.6 Some Notes on the Yemenite Targumic Tradition; 1.7 Research into TJ Zephaniah; 1.8 Methodology; Chapter Two The Manuscripts; 2.1 General Observations; 2.2 Examination of TJ Zephaniah -- Stemmatic Research; 2.3 The Scribes; Chapter Three Commentary; 3.1 Prologue; 3.2 Two Targumic Toseftot; 3.3 Chapter 1; 3.4 Chapter 2; 3.5 Chapter 3; Chapter Four Conclusions.

A study of Targum Jonathan to Zephaniah that focuses on two major facets of exegesis: the twenty-one manuscripts from five different provenances, reflecting a variety of textual traditions and scribal erudition, thus revealing distinct stemmas; and, the history of transmission of Targum Jonathan.

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