Thursday, October 7, 2010

Matt 1:5 Βοοζ . . . Βοοζ

Whereas early but slim attestation for Βοες (p1 ℵ B k co) reflects localized orthography and that for Βοος (C [D in Luke] 33 pc g1) assimilation to the predominant usage of the LXX, the broad consensus of the remaining 1400+ manuscripts indicates Βοοζ to be original.

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