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#1. The difficulties besetting the translators of the LXX were very great. It was almost impossible to reproduce the native inimitableness of a Semitic language in an Aryan tongue. They had to adopt new constructions, some lexical and syntactical forms which were foreign to the older Greek. - Author: John Courtenay James
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#2. The section of Aramaeans that pressed its way from the Euphrates southward, and drove the Edomites out of Petra, was afterwards known as Nabataean. - Author: John Courtenay James
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#3. But where Moabite differed from Hebrew the difference pointed to Phoenician on the one side and to Arabic on the other, rather than Aramaic. - Author: John Courtenay James
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#4. The Zenjirli inscriptions supply far more suggestive criteria, and show how cautious we must be in coming to conclusions respecting the unity of the Aramaic language. These inscriptions are in many ways more akin to Hebrew and Assyrian than to Aramaic. - Author: John Courtenay James
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