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Title: Do Nomina Sacra Influence the Textual Transmission of 2 Esdras 12,12?
Author(s): MYERS, Peter Daniel
Journal: Biblica
Volume: 98    Issue: 2   Date: 2017   
Pages: 227-233
DOI: 10.2143/BIB.98.2.3217844

Abstract :
At 2 Esd 12,12 (Neh 2,12), main text of Hanhart’s critical edition of 2 Esdras has Ἰσραήλ equivalent to לירושׁלם. There are various possible explanations for this. The author introduces a possibility not previously considered, that the form Ἰσραήλ is due to the influence of nomina sacra on Greek textual transmission.

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