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Proverbs' "Strange Woman": Image and reality in LXX Proverbs and Ben Sira, Hebrew and Greek

Loader, W. (2010) Proverbs' "Strange Woman": Image and reality in LXX Proverbs and Ben Sira, Hebrew and Greek. In: Kraus, W. and Karrer, M., (eds.) Die Septuaginta - Texte, Theologien, Einflüsse. Mohr Siebeck, Germany, pp. 562-575.

Abstract

This paper considers the enigmatic figure of the Strange Woman in Proverbs, her appearance and role, with particular attention to what happens to her in the Septuagint translation and then in Ben Sira and in the grandson's Greek translation. She first meets us with profile in Proverbs in association with Woman Wisdom...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
Copyright: 2010 Mohr Siebeck Tubingen
Publishers Website: http://www.mohr.de/en/jewish-studies/subject-areas...
Notes: Series title: Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament; Vol. 252 ISSN: 0512-1604
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/22021
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