Alfred Rahlfs

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German Biblical scholar.

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History of religions school

Term applied to a group of German Protestant theologians associated with the University of Göttingen in the 1890s.

Door of the Theses in Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

The circle included Bernhard Duhm (1873), Albert Eichhorn (1856–1926; 1886), Hermann Gunkel (1888), Johannes Weiss (1888), Wilhelm Bousset (1890), Alfred Rahlfs (1891), Ernst Troeltsch (1891), William Wrede (1891), Heinrich Hackmann (1893), and later Rudolf Otto (1898), Hugo Gressmann (1902) and Wilhelm Heitmüller (1902).

Alfred Rahlfs' edition of the Septuagint

1935 original edition of the 2 volumes of Alfred Rahlfs' edition of the Septuagint

Alfred Rahlfs' edition of the Septuagint, sometimes called Rahlfs' Septuagint or Rahlfs' Septuaginta, is a critical edition of the Septuagint published for the first time in 1935 by the German philologist Alfred Rahlfs.

Septuagint

Earliest extant Greek translation of books from the Hebrew Bible.

Fragment of a Septuagint: A column of uncial book from 1 Esdras in the Codex Vaticanus c. 325–350 CE, the basis of Sir Lancelot Charles Lee Brenton's Greek edition and English translation
Beginning of the Letter of Aristeas to Philocrates (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 11th century)
The inter-relationship between significant ancient Old Testament manuscripts (some identified by their siglum). LXX denotes the original Septuagint.

801, 819, and 957) and 1st-century-BCE fragments of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, and the Twelve Minor Prophets (Alfred Rahlfs nos.

Rudolf Smend

German theologian born in Lengerich, Westphalia.

Rudolf Smend

In 1907 with Alfred Rahlfs (1865–1935) he created the Septuaginta-Unternehmen (Septuagint Venture) in the Göttingen Society of Sciences.

Jeremiah 34

Thirty-fourth chapter of the Book of Jeremiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.

The Gospel according to John – a text showing chapter and verse divisions (King James Version)

The order of Computer Assisted Tools for Septuagint/Scriptural Study (CATSS) based on Alfred Rahlfs' Septuaginta (1935), differs in some details from Joseph Ziegler's critical edition (1957) in Göttingen LXX.

Jeremiah 35

Thirty-fifth chapter of the Book of Jeremiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.

The Gospel according to John – a text showing chapter and verse divisions (King James Version)

The order of Computer Assisted Tools for Septuagint/Scriptural Study (CATSS) based on Alfred Rahlfs' Septuaginta (1935), differs in some details from Joseph Ziegler's critical edition (1957) in Göttingen LXX.

Jeremiah 37

Thirty-seventh chapter of the Book of Jeremiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.

The head of "Apries" or "Pharaoh-Hophra", Louvre

The order of Computer Assisted Tools for Septuagint/Scriptural Study (CATSS) based on Alfred Rahlfs' Septuaginta (1935), differs in some details from Joseph Ziegler's critical edition (1957) in Göttingen LXX.

Jeremiah 40

Fortieth chapter of the Book of Jeremiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.

The Gospel according to John – a text showing chapter and verse divisions (King James Version)

The order of chapters and verses of the Book of Jeremiah in the English Bibles, Masoretic Text (Hebrew), and Vulgate (Latin), in some places differs from that in the Septuagint (LXX, the Greek Bible used in the Eastern Orthodox Church and others) according to Rahlfs or Brenton.

4Q120

Septuagint manuscript (LXX) of the biblical Book of Leviticus written on papyrus, found at Qumran.

4Q120, fragment 20, 1st-century BCE, showing portions of verses 26 through 28 of Leviticus 4
Detail: the Divine Name in verse 27

The Rahlfs-No. is 802.

Jeremiah 41

Forty-first chapter of the Book of Jeremiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.

The Gospel according to John – a text showing chapter and verse divisions (King James Version)

The order of chapters and verses of the Book of Jeremiah in the English Bibles, Masoretic Text (Hebrew), and Vulgate (Latin), in some places differs from that in the Septuagint (LXX, the Greek Bible used in the Eastern Orthodox Church and others) according to Rahlfs or Brenton.