The Fifteen Extraordinary|
This Is Appendix 31
From The Companion Bible.
There are fifteen words which present an
abnormal appearance in the printed Hebrew Bibles. These are of the utmost
importance, as they represent the most ancient result of Textual Criticism
on the part of the Sopherim.
these words are in the Pentateuch, and five occur in the Prophets and
Some are without effect as to
translation or interpretation; others are more important, and will be
noted in the passages where they occur. The following is the list. (For
further information see Dr. Ginsburg's Introdution to the Hebrew
Bible, pages 318-34):
16:5. 18:9. 19:33,35. 33:4. 37:12. Numbers
3:39. 9:10. 21:30. 29:15. Deuteronomy
41:20. 46:22. Psalm