The errors have no bearing on the Bible's stories and alter nothing in its meaning. Instead, for example, in some places the markers used to denote vowels in Hebrew are incorrect; or a letter in a word may be wrong, often the result of a centuries old transcription error. Some of the fixes are in the notations used for cantillation, the text's ritual chants.I found that encouraging since I've been writing about the reliability of the Bible.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Three decades dedicated
I read an article today about a man in Israel who spent thirty years correcting 1500 errors in the Old Testament. Here's what one part of the article said: