By David A. Baer
The Greek Isaiah is not just a piece of translation of the Hebrew, but additionally profoundly considered one of interpretation. Paying distinct realization to chapers 56-66, David Baer analyses the labour that led to the Greek Isaiah. He compares the Greek textual content with extant Hebrew texts and with early biblical models to teach that the translator has approached his craft with homiletical pursuits in brain. This earliest translator of Isaiah produces a preached textual content, while enhancing his obtained culture in theological and nationalistic instructions which might achieve their complete flower in Targumic and Rabbinical literature. In easy contract with fresh paintings on different parts of the Septuagint, the Greek Isaiah is obvious to be a sublime paintings of Hellenistic literature whose linguistic fluidity expresses the convictions and longings of a deeply Palestinian soul.
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