Hen Scratches 11-09-07
I did not mention yesterday that the 1662 prayer book psalter is basically the same as the Coverdale translation. I was surprised to see that these psalms are so dependent on the LXX and Vulgate tradition, at least what I have seen so far.
Recent posts on Ps. 68 around the blogosphere are Bob's, Dave's, Iyov's, J. K.'s, John's, and Stefan's.
Two contrasting posts about Logos software, one from Iyov, and this is on their own blog. HT Metacatholic. Jim has this to say about interlinears,
- Interlinears are the Devil’s tools. They allow presumption and reinforce dilettantism. We all know at least two people who have no knowledge of Greek or Hebrew, but with interlinear in hand, have the unmitigated hubris to assume the right of argumentation with actual scholars.