Role of the Septuagint in Hebrews
An Investigation of its Influence with Special
Consideration to the Use of Hab 2:3-4 in Heb 10:37-38

By Radu Gheorghita
December 2003
Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 3-16-148014-7
286 pages, 6 " x 9 "
$97.50 Paper Original

Is it legitimate to affirm that the Septuagint had a determinant role in the shaping of the Epistle to the Hebrews? Has the Author of Hebrews formulated his argumentation in a way that he would not have done had he been expounding the Hebrew text? This author of this text explores the discernable and distinct influence exerted by the Septuagint on the Epistle to the Hebrews.

Contents include: Prolegomena, The Septuagint - Beyond Textual Criticism, Methodological Considerations and Assumptions, Septuagint Quotations in Hebrews: Text, Septuagint Quotations in Hebrews: Original context, Septuagintal Allusions in Hebrews, Septuagintal Theology in Hebrews: Eschatology and Messianism, The Use of Hab. 2:3-4 in Heb. 10:37-38: Textual Considerations, The Use of Hab. 2:3-4 in Heb. 10:37-38: Contextual Considerations, The Use of Hab. 2:3-4 in Heb. 10:37-38: Theological Considerations, Summary and Conclusions, Further Investigations.

Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. No. 160

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