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The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies Provides a comprehensive survey of Biblical scholarship in a variety of disciplines.

Bibliography

General

Alexanian, J. M. 1992. ‘Armenian Versions’. ABD vi. 805–8.

Bogaert, P.-M. 1992. ‘Latin Versions’. ABD vi. 799–803.

Brock, S. P. 1992. ‘Syriac Versions’. ABD vi. 794–9.

Charles, R. H., ed. 1913. The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament in English, 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Charlesworth, J. H., ed. 1983, 1985. The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, 2 vols. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Denis, A.-M. et collaborateurs avec le concours de J.-C. Haelewyck. 2000. Introduction à la littérature religieuse judéo-hellénistique, 2 vols. Turnhout: Brepols.

deSilva, D. A. 2002. Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Significance. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic.

Dines, J. 2004. The Septuagint. Understanding the Bible and its World. London and New York: T. & T. Clark (Continuum).

Dorival, G., Harl, M., and Munnich, O. 1988. La Bible grecque des Septante: Du judaîsme hellénistique au christianisme ancien. Initiations au christianisme ancien. Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf, 2nd edn. 1994.

Fernández Marcos, N. 2000. The Septuagint in Context: Introduction to the Greek Version of the Bible, trans. W. G. E. Watson. Leiden and Boston: Brill.

Jellicoe, S. 1968. The Septuagint and Modern Study. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Jobes, K. H., and Silva, M. 2000. Invitation to the Septuagint. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic; Carlisle: Paternoster.

Knibb, M. A. 1999. Translating the Bible: The Ethiopic Version of the Old Testament. The Schweich Lectures of the British Academy, 1995. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy.

Kummel, W. G., Habicht, C., Kaiser, O., Plöger, O., and Schreiner, J., eds. (1973–). Jüdisiche Schriften aus hellenistisch-römischer Zeit, 6 vols. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus Gerd Mohn.

Mills, W. E. 1992. ‘Coptic Versions’. ABD vi. 803.

Quentin, H. et al. eds. 1926–95. Biblia Sacra iuxta Latinam Vulgatam versionem ad codicum fidem iussu Pauli PP. VI cura et studio monachorum abbatiae pontificiae Sancti Hieronymi in urbe ordinis Sancti Benedicti edita, 18 vols. Rome: Vatican Press.

Rahlfs, A. 1935. Septuaginta, id est Vetus Testamentum graece iuxta LXX Interpretes, 2 vols. Stuttgart: Privilegierte Württembergische Bibelanstalt.

Siegert, F. 2001. Zwischen Hebraïscher Bibel und Altem Testament: Eine Einführung in die Septuaginta. Münster, Hamburg, and London: Lit Verlag.

——— 2003. Register zur ‘Einführung in die Septuaginta’. Mit einem Kapitel zur Wirkungsgeschichte. Münster, Hamburg, and London: Lit Verlag.

Swete, H. B. 1887–94. The Old Testament in Greek according to the Septuagint, 3 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

——— 1914. An Introduction to the Old Testament in Greek, rev. R. R. Ottley. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Weber, R. 1969. Biblia Sacra iuxta Vulgatam Versionem, 2 vols. Stuttgart: Würtembergische Bibelanstalt, 4th edn. 1994 (later editions in one volume).

Weitzman, M. P. 1999. The Syriac Version of the Old Testament: An Introduction. University of Cambridge Oriental Publications, 56. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

The books of the Apocrypha are listed below in the order in which they occur in the NRSV.

Tobit

Fitzmyer, J. A. 1995a. ‘The Aramaic and Hebrew Fragments of Tobit from Qumran Cave 4’. CBQ 57, 655–75.

——— 1995b. ‘Tobit’. In M. Broshi et al., eds., Qumran Cave 4.XIV. Parabiblical Texts, Part 2, DJD 19, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1–76.

Hanhart, R. 1983. Tobit. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum VIII, 5. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Moore, C. A. 1996. Tobit. AB 40A. New York: Doubleday.

Otzen, B. 2002. Tobit and Judith. Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha. London and New York: Sheffield Academic Press (Continuum).

Pfeiffer, R. H. 1949. History of New Testament Times with an Introduction to the Apocrypha. London: Adam & Charles Black.

Judith

Hanhart, R. 1979. Judith. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum VIII, 4. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Moore, C. A. 1985. Judith. AB 40. New York: Doubleday.

Otzen, B. 2002. Tobit and Judith. Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha. London and New York: Sheffield Academic Press (Continuum).

The Additions to the Book of Esther

Hanhart, R. 1966. Esther. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum VIII, 3. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2nd edn. 1983.

Moore, C. A. 1973. ‘On the Origin of the LXX Additions to the Book of Esther’. JBL 92, 382–93.

——— 1977. Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions. AB 44. New York: Doubleday.

Weber, R. 1969. Biblia Sacra iuxta Vulgatam Versionem (see above), i. 712–30. 4th edn. 1994.

The Wisdom of Solomon

Drijvers, H. J. W. 1986. ‘The Peshitta of Sapientia Salomonis’. In H. L. J. Vanstiphout et al., eds., Scripta Signa Vocis: Studies about Scripts, Scriptures, Scribes and Language in the Near East presented to J. H. Hospers, Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 15–30.

Emerton, J. A., and Lane, D. J. 1979. ‘The Wisdom of Solomon’. In The Old Testament in Syriac according to the Peshitta Version, Part II, fascicle 5, Leiden: Brill.

Holmes, S. 1913. The Wisdom of Solomon. In APOT i. 518–68.

Reese, J. M. 1970. Hellenistic Influence on the Book of Wisdom and its Consequences. Analecta Biblica, 41. Rome: Biblical Institute Press.

Thiele, W. 1977–85. Vetus Latina: Die Reste der altlateinischen Bibel nach Petrus Sabatier neu gesammelt und herausgegeben von der Erzabtei Beuron, vol. xi.1: Sapientia Salomonis. Freiburg: Verlag Herder.

Winston, D. 1979. The Wisdom of Solomon. AB 43. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Ziegler, J., ed. 1962. Sapientia Salomonis. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum XII, 1. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2nd edn. 1980.

Zimmermann, F. 1966–7. ‘The Book of Wisdom: Its Language and Character’, Jewish Quarterly Review, n.s. 57: 1–27, 101–35.

Ecclesiasticus

Beentjes, P. C. 1997. The Book of Ben Sira in Hebrew: A Text Edition of All Extant Hebrew Manuscripts and a Synopsis of All Parallel Hebrew Ben Sira Texts. SVT 68. Leiden, New York, and Cologne: Brill.

Beentjes, P. C. 2002. ‘Errata et Corrigenda’. In R. Egger-Wenzel, ed., Ben Sira's God: Proceedings of the International Ben Sira Conference, Durham, Ushaw College 2001, BZAW 321, Berlin: de Gruyter, 375–7.

Calduch-Benages, N., Ferrer, J. and Liesen, J. 2003. La Sabiduria del Escriba (The Wisdom of the Scribe). Biblioteca Midrásica, 26. Estella (Navarra): Editorial Verbo Divino.

Owens, R. J. 1989. ‘The Early Syriac Text of Ben Sira in the Demonstrations of Aphrahat’. JSS, 34: 39–75.

Skehan, P. W., and Di Lella, A. A. 1987. The Wisdom of Ben Sira. AB 39. New York: Doubleday.

Thiele, W. 1987–. Vetus Latina: Die Reste der altlateinischen Bibel nach Petrus Sabatier neu gesammelt und herausgegeben von der Erzabtei Beuron, vol. xi.2: Sirach (Ecclesiasticus). Freiburg: Verlag Herder.

Winter, M. M. 1977. ‘The Origins of Ben Sira in Syriac’. VT 27: 237–53, 494–507.

Ziegler, J., ed. 1965. Sapientia Iesu Filii Sirach. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum XII, 2. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2nd edn. 1980.

Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah

Moore, C. A. 1977. Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions. AB 44. New York: Doubleday.

Ziegler, J. 1957. Ieremias. Baruch. Threni. Epistula Ieremiae. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum XV. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2nd edn. 1976.

The Additions to the Greek Book of Daniel

Collins, J. J. 1993. Daniel: A Commentary on the Book of Daniel. Hermeneia. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Knibb, M. A. 2001. ‘The Book of Daniel in its Context’. In J. J. Collins and P. W. Flint, eds., The Book of Daniel: Composition and Reception, SVT 83, 2 vols., Leiden, Boston, and Cologne: Brill, i. 16–35.

Moore, C. A. 1977. Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions. AB 44. New York: Doubleday.

Ziegler, J. 1954. Susanna. Daniel. Bel et Draco. 2nd edn. rev. O. Munnich. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum XVI, 2. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1999.

1 Maccabees

Bartlett, J. R. 1998. 1 Maccabeees. Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Goldstein, J. A. 1976. 1 Maccabees. AB 41. New York: Doubleday.

Kappler, W. 1936. Maccabaeorum liber I. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum IX, 1. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 3rd edn. 1990.

2 Maccabees

Goldstein, J. A. 1983. II Maccabees. AB 41A. New York: Doubleday.

Hanhart, R. 1959. Maccabaeorum liber II. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum IX, 2. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2nd edn. 1976.

1 Esdras

Hanhart, R. 1974. Esdrae liber I. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum VIII, 1. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2nd edn. 1991.

Pohlmann, K.-F. 1970. Studien zum dritten Esra: Ein Beitrag zur Frage nach dem ursprunglichen Schluss des chronistischen Geschichtswerks. FRLANT 104. Göttingen: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht.

——— 1980. ‘3. Esra-Buch’. JSHRZ i. 5. 375–426.

Talshir, Z. 1999. 1 Esdras from Origin to Translation. SBL SCS 47. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature.

Williamson, H. G. M. 1977. Israel in the Books of Chronicles. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

——— 1996. ‘The Problem with First Esdras’. In J. Barton and D. J. Reimer, eds., After the Exile: Essays in Honour of Rex Mason, Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 201–16.

The Prayer of Manasseh

Baars, W., and Schneider, H. 1972. ‘Prayer of Manasseh’. In The Old Testament in Syriac according to the Peshitta Version, part IV, fascicle 6, Leiden: Brill.

Charlesworth, J. H. 1985. ‘Prayer of Manasseh’. OTP ii. 625–37.

Denis, A.-M. 2000. ‘La Prière de Manassé, sa captivité et sa déliverance’. In Introduction, i. 659–79.

Rahlfs, A. 1931. Psalmi cum Odis. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum X. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 3rd edn. 1975.

Ryle, H. E. 1913. ‘The Prayer of Manasseh’. APOT i. 612–24.

Schuller, E. 1998. ‘381. 4QNon-Canonical Psalms B’. In E. Eshel et al., eds., Qumran Cave 4.VI: Poetical and Liturgical Texts, Part 1, DJD 11, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 87–172.

Psalm 151

Baars, W. 1972. ‘Apocryphal Psalms’. In The Old Testament in Syriac according to the Peshitta Version, Part IV, fascicle 6, Leiden: Brill.

Denis, A.-M. 2000. ‘Les Psaumes de Salomon, autres psaumes non bibliques et la littérature salomonienne’. In Introduction, i. 507–46, esp. 526–30.

Flint, P. W. 1997. The Dead Sea Psalms Scrolls and the Book of Psalms. STDJ 17. Leiden, New York, and Cologne: Brill.

Rahlfs A. 1931. Psalmi cum Odis, 3rd edn. 1975. See above under Prayer of Manasseh.

Sanders, J. A. 1965. The Psalms Scroll of Qumrân Cave 11 (11QPsa). DJD 4. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Wigtill, D. N. 1983. ‘The Sequence of the Translations of Apocryphal Psalm 151’. RevQ 11, 3: 401–7.

3 Maccabees

Denis, A.-M. 2000. ‘Le Livre 3 des Machabées’. In Introduction, i. 547–59, esp. 554–5, 559.

Hadas, M. 1953. The Third and Fourth Books of Maccabees. Jewish Apocryphal Literature, 3. New York: Harper & Brothers for the Dropsie College.

Hanhart, R. 1960. Maccabaeorum liber III. Septuaginta. Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis editum IX, 3. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2nd edn. 1980.

2 Esdras

Basset, R. 1899. Les Apocryphes éthiopiens traduits en Français, ix: Apocalypse d'Esdras. Paris: Bibliothèque de la Haute Science.

Bensly, R. L., with an introduction by M. R. James. 1895. The Fourth Book of Ezra. Texts and Studies III, 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bergren, T. A. 1990. Fifth Ezra: The Text, Origin and Early History. SBL SCS 25. Atlanta: Scholars Press.

——— 1998. Sixth Ezra: The Text and Origin. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bidawid, R. J. 1973. ‘4 Esdras’. In The Old Testament in Syriac according to the Peshitta Version, Part IV, fascicle 3, Leiden: Brill.

Denis, A. M. 1970. Apocalypsis Esdrae Quarta. In M. Black, Apocalypsis Henochi graece. A.-M. Denis, Fragmenta pseudepigraphorum quae supersunt graeca, Pseudepigrapha Veteris Testamenti Graece, III, Leiden: Brill, 130–2.

——— 2000a. ‘L'Apocalypse 4 Esdras’. In Introduction, i. 815–53.

——— 2000b. ‘L'Apocalypse greque d'Esdras, la vision du bienheureux Esdras et les écrits au titres parallèles’. In Introduction, i. 855–76, esp. 870–2.

Klijn, A. F. J. 1983. Der Lateinische Text der Apokalypse des Esra. Texte und Untersuchungen der altchristlichen Literatur, 131. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag.

——— 1992. Die Esra-Apokalypse (IV. Esra). Die griechischen christlichen Schriftsteller der ersten drei Jahrhunderte. Berlin: Akademie Verlag.

Knibb, M. A. 1979. Commentary on 2 Esdras. In R. J. Coggins and M. A. Knibb, The First and Second Books of Esdras, The Cambridge Bible Commentary on the New English Bible, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Mussies G. 1974. ‘When Do Graecisms Prove that a Latin Text Is a Translation?’ In Vruchten van de Uithof: Studies opgedragen aan Dr H. A. Brongers, Utrecht: Theologisch Instituut, 100–19.

Stone, M. E. 1990. Fourth Ezra: A Commentary on the Book of Fourth Ezra. Hermeneia. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Violet, B. 1910. Die Esra-Apokalypse (IV. Esra), Erster Teil: Die Überlieferung. Die griechischen christlichen Schriftsteller der ersten drei Jahrhunderte. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung.

——— 1924. Die Apokalypsen des Esra und des Baruch in deutscher Gestalt. Die griechischen christlichen Schriftsteller der ersten drei Jahrhunderte. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung.

Weber, R. 1969. Biblia Sacra iuxta Vulgatam Versionem (see above), 1931–74. 4th edn. 1994.

Wolter, M. 2001. ‘5. Esra-Buch, 6. Esra-Buch’. JSHRZ iii, 7. 765–880.

4 Maccabees

Denis, A.-M. 2000. ‘Le Livre 4 des Machabées’. In Introduction, i. 561–73, esp. 567–9.

Hadas, M. 1953. The Third and Fourth Books of Maccabees, Jewish Apocryphal Literature, 3. New York: Harper & Brothers for the Dropsie College.

Klauck, H.-J. 1989. ‘4. Makkabäerbuch’. JSHRZ iii, 6. 645–764, esp. 678–80.

Rahlfs, A. 1935. In Septuaginta i. 1157–84.

1 Enoch

Barr, J. 1978–9. ‘Aramaic-Greek Notes on the Book of Enoch’. JSS 23 (1978): 184–98; 24 (1979): 179–92.

Black, M. 1970. Apocalypsis Henochi graece. In M. Black, Apocalypsis Henochi graece. A.-M. Denis, Fragmenta pseudepigraphorum quae supersunt graeca, Pseudepigrapha Veteris Testamenti Graece, III, Leiden: Brill, 1–44.

Denis, A.-M. 2000. ‘Le Livre d'Hénoch (Éthiopen)’. In Introduction, i. 59–144, esp. 100–33.

Knibb, M. A. in consultation with E. Ullendorff. 1978. The Ethiopic Book of Enoch: A New Edition in the Light of the Aramaic Dead Sea Fragments, 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

——— 2001. ‘Christian Adoption and Transmission of Jewish Pseudepigrapha: The Case of 1 Enoch’. JSJ 32: 396–415.

—— 2002. ‘Interpreting the Book of Enoch: Reflections on a Recently Published Commentary’. JSJ 33: 437–50.

Milik, J. T. 1976. The Books of Enoch: Aramaic Fragments of Qumrân Cave 4. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Nickelsburg, G. W. E. 2001. 1 Enoch 1: A Commentary on the Book of Enoch, Chapters 1–36, 81–108. Hermeneia. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

—— and VanderKam, J. C. 2004. 1 Enoch: A New Translation. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Stuckenbruck, L. 2000. ‘201. 2–8. 4QEnocha ar’. In S. J. Pfann et al., eds., Qumran Cave 4.XXVI: Cryptic Texts and Miscellanea, Part 1, DJD 36, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 3–7.

Tigchelaar, E. J. C., and García Martínez, F. 2000. ‘208–209. 4QAstronomical Enocha–b ar’. In S. J. Pfann et al., eds., Qumran Cave 4.XXVI (as above), 95–171.

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