The Gnashing of Teeth

I'm reading through the Psalms for my daily devotionals, and today I read Psalm 35 [34 LXX]. In this psalm, the speaker asks the LORD to contend for him and deliver him from his adversaries. Interestingly, in v. 16 when speaking of these enemies, he says "like profane mockers at a feast, they gnash at … Continue reading The Gnashing of Teeth

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John Wevers’ Guidelines for using the LXX in Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible

I recently read an older article from John Wevers on guidelines for using the LXX in textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible. The more the I interact with the critical apparatus of BHS, the more his words ring true. Formal Correctness. Make sure the information you are reading in the apparatus is factually correct. Clarity … Continue reading John Wevers’ Guidelines for using the LXX in Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible