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Front Matter Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Page Preface Table of Contents Contents I: PORTIONS OF FIRST ESDRAS AND NEHEMIAH IN THE SYRO-HEXAPLAR VERSION FROM THE HEXAPLAR NEHEMIAH (MS. Brit. Mus. Add. 12,168) II: THE NATURE AND ORIGIN OF FIRST ESDRAS I. THE TWO RECENSIONS OF THE EZRA HISTORYII. PAST AND PRESENT THEORIES REGARDING THE APOCRYPHAL BOOK III. THE NATURE OF FIRST ESDRASIV. THE ORIGIN OF OUR TWO RECENSIONS1. General probability 2. The evidence from Josephus III: THE STORY OF THE THREE YOUTHS I. ORIGIN OF THE STORYII. TRANSLATIONIII. THE INTERPOLATOR'S ADDITIONSIV: THE APPARATUS FOR THE TEXTUAL CRITICISM OF CHRONICLES-EZRA-NEHEMIAH I. NATURE OF THE TEXT-CRITICAL PROBLEMII. THEODOTION THE AUTHOR OF OUR CANONICAL GREEK VERSION OF CHRONICLES-EZRA-NEHEMIAH III. THE TWO MAIN TYPES OF THE TEXT1. First Esdras2. The Standard Text of the Second Century A.D. IV. NOTES ON MANUSCRIPTS AND VERSIONS1. The Superiority of the A Manuscripts to those of the ? Group2. Hexaplar MSS of Chron.-Ezr.-Neh.3. The Versions Made from Origen's Septuagint 4. The Two Main Branches of the Greek Tradition5. The Syrian Tradition, the Lucian Recension, and our L Text V. THE CRITICAL PROCESS IN RESTORING THE SEMITIC TEXT V: THE FIRST CHAPTER OF EZRA IN ITS ORIGINAL FORM AND SETTING THE CHRONICLER'S NARRATIVE OF THE RETURN FROM THE EXILE TRANSLATION NOTE A (on II Chron. 36:21)NOTE ? (on Ezr. 1:8)NOTE C (on Ezr. 1:9 ff.)VI: THE ARAMAIC PORTIONS OF EZRA I. THE CHARACTER OF THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS IN EZRA1. The Prevailing View2. A Literary Habit of Ancient Narrators3. The Tendency of the Documents II. THE CHRONICLER'S PART IN THE ARAMAIC PORTIONSIII. THE ARAMAIC OF THE BOOK OF EZRAIV. PROPER NAMES AND FOREIGN WORDS1. Proper Names2. The Foreign WordsV. THE HISTORY OF THE TEXT OF 4:6-11VI. THE TEXT OF THE PASSAGESSAMARITAN INTRIGUES AGAINST THE BUILDING OF THE TEMPLE (Ezr. 4:46:19) EZRA'S CREDENTIALS (Ezr. 7:11-28)TRANSLATIONVII: THE CHRONICLER AS EDITOR AND AS INDEPENDENT NARRATOR I. THE CHRONICLER'S MAIN PURPOSEII. THE CHRONICLER AS EDITOR1. In the Books of Chronicles2. In Ezra-NehemiahIII. THE CHRONICLER AS INDEPENDENT NARRATOR1. The Sources, Real and Imaginary, in I and II Chron2. The Chronicler's Characteristics as a Narrator3. The Ezra Memoirs 4. The Chronicler's Narrative of NehemiahVIII: THE EZRA STORY IN ITS ORIGINAL SEQUENCETHE ACCOUNT OF THE EXPEDITION (Ezr. 8:136; Neh. 7:7073a)THE READING OF THE LAW (Neh. 7:73b8:18)THE EXPULSION OF THE GENTILE WIVES (Ezr. 9:110:44)THE COVENANT AGAINST GENTILE MARRIAGES AND IN SUPPORT OF THE CLERGY (Neh. 9:110:40)NOTE A (on Ezr. 10:44)NOTE ? (on Neh. 9:4 f.)NOTE C (the lacuna in Neh. 9:5)NOTE D (on Neh. 10:1 f.)IX: THE EXILE AND THE RESTORATIONI. PREVAILING MISCONCEPTIONSII. THE DEPORTATION TO BABYLONIAIII. THE BEGINNING OF THE HEBREW DISPERSIONIV. THE REVIVING OF JERUSALEMV. THE RENEWAL OF THE WORSHIP 1. Untrustworthy Narratives2. Conditions at the Time of Haggai and ZechariahVI. GENERAL SUMMARY, 586 TO 444 B. C.VII. THE RELIGIOUS DEVELOPMENTVIII. JEWISH TEMPLES OF THE DISPERSIONIX. THE HIGH PRIESTS OF THE SECOND TEMPLEX. THE RIVALRY WITH THE SAMARITANSXI. THE DATE OF NEHEMIAHBack Matter CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE ADDENDA AND CORRIGENDAINDICESI. MATTERS AND NAMES II. LEXICAL AND GRAMMATICALIII. PASSAGES INCIDENTALLY DISCUSSEDLeviticusDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesI SamuelII Samu 1I KingsII KingsIsaiahJeremiahAmosMicah.HaggaiZechariahMalachiPsalmsEstherDanielEzraNehemiahNehemiahI ChroniclesII ChroniclesTohitI MaccabeesII MaccabeesEcclesiasticusEnoch
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