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'n Vergelykende studie tussen 'n gedeelte uit die Samaritaanse Liturgie en verwante gedeeltes in die Pentateug

J. Beyers, A. P.B. Breytenbach
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 51, No 4 | a1451 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v51i4.1451 | © 1995 J. Beyers, A. P.B. Breytenbach | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 December 1995 | Published: 11 December 1995

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J. Beyers, Universiteit van Pretoria, South Africa
A. P.B. Breytenbach, Universiteit van Pretoria, South Africa

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Abstract

A Comparison between an excerpt from the Samaritan Liturgy and corresponding texts in the Pentateuch. The text of the Samaritan Liturgy is alrrwst unknown arrwng scholars of the Old Testament. The value of the Samaritan Liturgy lies in its correspondence with the Old Testament. The way in which the Samaritan Liturgy makes use of the Old Testament texts brings to mind the question, 'What is the relationship between the Samaritan Liturgy and the Old Testament?' This article discusses a randomly chosen prayer in the Samaritan Liturgy. The prayer is analysed in terms of its relatedness to corresponding Old Testament texts. This study tries to point out that the text of the Samaritan Liturgy can be helpful when studying Old Testament traditions.

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