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> THEO 3210 Four Gospels and One Jesus: II.5 Identify Sources (Texts)

H = Holmes, N = Nienhuis

"Old Testament passages being quoted, alluded to, or echoed"

The tools listed below are listed also under "Works of reference on quotation, allusion, intertextuality, and so forth" on p. _ of the handout Basic English-Bible Reference.  All of the exemplary screenshots are taken at the Gospel of John, chap. 1.

  • The less specialized tools rightly prioritized by Dr. Nienhuis:

 

    • Study Bibles.  Key study Bibles are to be found at (REF) BS191.5 (or thereabouts).

 

Old Testament Quotations in the New Testament

Commentary on the New Testament use of the Old Testamen

  • The more specialized tools added by Mr. Perisho (entirely optional, though those who don't read the languages can usually still make out (and therefore make use of) the cross-references):

 

    • NA28 (2012) and its Appendix III (“Loci citati vel allegati"), pp. 836 ff., REF BS1965 2012.  “lists quotations from and allusions to the Old Testament, the Apocrypha, and non-Christian Greek writers”  by OT, Apocryphal, and non-Christian Greek book. . . . Direct quotations are represented by italics, and allusions by normal type” (87*).

lists quotations from and allusions to the Old Testament, the Apocrypha, and non-Christian Greek writers

 

lists quotations from and allusions to the Old Testament, the Apocrypha, and non-Christian Greek writers

    • Hübner, Vetus Testamentum in Novo,
      • Bd. 1/2, Evangelium secundum Iohannem, REF BS2387 .V48 1997 v.1 pt.2.  The edition of Vetus Testamentum in Novo edited by Hübner is in the process of superceding Dittmar (below), but remains at present incomplete.

Vetus Testamentum in Novo

    • Dittmar, Vetus Testamentum in Novo:  die Alttestamenlichen Parallelen des Neuen Testaments im Wortlaut der Urtexte und der Septuaginta (1899-1903),

 

"Extra-biblical historical references"

Though Dr. Nienhuis doesn't stress this aspect of the assignment, I insert a placeholder for it here.  For the time being, though, I do no more than simply flag once again, in addition to the scholarship (commentaries, monographs, and articles),

I hope to add additional such tools as they come to mind, for example (as above),

  • NA28 (2012) and its Appendix III (“Loci citati vel allegati"), pp. 836 ff., REF BS1965 2012.  “lists quotations from and allusions to the Old Testament, the Apocrypha, and non-Christian Greek writers”  by OT, Apocryphal, and non-Christian Greek book. . . . Direct quotations are represented by italics, and allusions by normal type” (87*).

"Contexts" of Scripture

(Collections of) ancient texts relevant to the study of the New Testament are too numerous to list.  Here I give just a few.  Of these, the first is an extremely useful handbook: