List of well-known philologists in the Hebrew Bible

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The list of well-known philologists of the Hebrew Bible includes scholars of the past and present who have endeavored to make the text-critical constitution of the original Hebrew text of the Tanakh , the Old Testament and / or the text of its Greek translation, the Septuagint .

Ancient philologists

  • Origen (185 – around 254), Christian theologian and scholar, editor of Hexapla , a synoptic edition of Hebrew and Greek versions of the Old Testament text in six columns

Hebrew Bible



  • Emanuel Tov: Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible, Qumran, Septuagint (= Vetus Testamentum, Supplements, 167). Brill, Leiden 2015, ISBN 978-90-04-27013-8
  • Emanuel Tov: The Text of the Hebrew Bible: Manual of Textual Criticism. Stuttgart, Berlin, Cologne 1997. ISBN 3-17-013503-1
  • Ernst Würthwein : The text of the Old Testament. An introduction to the Biblia Hebraica. 5th revised edition, Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft 1988, ISBN 3-438-06006-X
  • Alexander Achilles Fischer: The text of the Old Testament. Revised introduction to the Biblia Hebraica by Ernst Würthwein . Stuttgart: Dt. Biblical 2009, ISBN 978-3-438-06048-8

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