restricted access The Two Periods in the Reign of Joash (24:1–27)

From: 2 Chronicles

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332 1 ymy lk; cf 2 Kgs 12:3 (2) LXX pavsa~ ta;~ hJmevra~ (a{~ ejfwvtisen aujto;n ÆIwda'e) “all the days (that Jehoiada enlightened him). Kgs MT wymy lk “all his days (while Jehoiada the priest instructed him).” The Vorlage behind pavsa~ ta;~ hJmevra~ a{~ could be reconstructed rva ymy lk. Cf. GKC §130c or rva !ymyh lk. If the first of these proposals is correct , the Chronicler based his reading on a non-MT form of Kings. 2 rb;D:l'. LXX lalh'sai = rBed"l]. 3 varh. This is probably an abbreviation for varh @hk, as in v. 11. See also 2 Chr 19:11; 26:20; 31:10. Williamson (320) sees this word as evidence for the secondary status of vv. 5b-6. 4 hwhy db[; LXX ajnqrwvpou qeou'. Does this represent !yhla vya, or is it just an imprecise translation of the MT? In v. 9 LXX reads pai'~ tou' qeou' for !yhlah db[. 5 lh;Q;h'w“ MT. Rudolph (274) takes lhq as the indirect object equivalent to lhqh l[ in v. 9. LXX o{ti ejxeklhsiavsen = “when he assembled” = lhiq]hiw“. 6 t['v'r“Mih'; the feminine incarnation of evil. Rudolph (274) suggests an alternate vocalization: t['v'r“M'h'. 7 h…yn