By Alberdina Houtman
This research explores the potential for utilizing version readings of the Targum of the Prophets to get well perception into the beginning and historical past of Targum Jonathan. The e-book comes in handy for the research of the genesis of Targum Jonathan and its later advancements.
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G. N. Avigad, ‘The Palaeography of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Documents’, Aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jerusalem 19652, 56–87, esp. 71–72; Fitzmyer, The Genesis Apocryphon, 13. 85 The language can be dated somewhere in the first century bce or ce. Y. Kutscher, ‘Dating the Language of the Genesis Apocryphon’, JBL 76 (1957), 288–92; Idem, ‘The Language of the Genesis Apocryphon: A Preliminary Study’, Aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls, 1–35, at 22; Fitzmyer, The Genesis Apocryphon, 17–25. 88 This version has a decidedly different character from the later rabbinic Targum of Job.
18 On the basis of research into the language and contents of TTs to the Pentateuch in early Bible editions, he concluded that at least some of them seem to have been composed quite late, that is after the Babylonian Talmud gained influence, and outside Palestine. In the twentieth century the research was continued and could be substantially extended thanks to the gradual publication of the material of the Cairo Genizah. 20 He made a distinction between TTs that are additions in the literal sense of the word — that is TTs that are added in the margins of Targum Jonathan, sometimes even in a different handwriting — and TTs that are incorporated within the regular text.
Jongeling et al. (eds), Aramaic Texts from Qumran, Leiden 1976, 5–6 date it to the first half of the second century bce; T. Muraoka, ‘The Aramaic of the Old Targum of Job from Qumran Cave XI’, JJS 25 / 3 (1974), 425–43 at 442 dates it to the second half of the third century bce or the first half of the second century bce. A. Kaufman, ‘The Job Targum from Qumran’, JAOS 93 (1973), 317–27, at 327), while Bruce Zuckerman comes to the same probable date on the basis of palaeographical considerations concerning the Vorlage of the Qumran Targum (B.
Alternative Targum Traditions: The Use of Variant Readings for the Study in Origin and History of Targum Jonathan by Alberdina Houtman