Hebraisms in the Latin Versions of the Bible
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Latin versions of the Bible began appearing in the 2nd century C.E. Often called the Old Latin (also Vetus Latina or Vetus Itala), these versions were translated from the Greek Septuagint. At the end of the 4th century C.E., Jerome produced a translation of Scriptures directly from the Hebrew, commonly known as the Vulgate. Hebraisms refer to those words and phrases in these …

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Kraus, Matthew, “Hebraisms in the Latin Versions of the Bible”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000472>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423

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