By Leonard J. Greenspoon, Sidnie White Crawford
The court cases of a symposium entitled Esther 2000 held in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska in April 2000, the publication features a number of essays that engages all points of the biblical booklet of Esther. From questions of textual feedback to the background of rabbinic interpretation to hypothesis at the sleek kind of statement, this assortment is bound to include anything for everybody attracted to the e-book of Esther. participants comprise such recognized Esther students as Michael Fox, David Clines, and Carey Moore.
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First, the LXX says that the eunuchs became angry because of Mordecai's promotion. According to Kossmann, the element of 'anger because of the promotion' is a plus, which does not make sense in the LXX without considering the background of Add. A. The element of anger in the LXX, however, is simply a translation of the MT. Mordecai's promotion is indeed a plus. However, is it true that we can understand it only when we know Add. A? The answer is 'Yes'. Indeed, the LXX refers in ch. 2 to something that was already told in Add.
3 the promotion of Haman is dealt with. It looks as if the LXX added the reference to Mordecai's promotion not only because of Add. A, but also because of ch. 3. Mordecai discovers the conspiracy. It takes one verb in ch. 2 to tell that the conspiracy became visible. The Addition provides the details: Mor- DE TROVER Esther in Text-and Literary-Critical Paradise 45 decai heard the words, he examines their pursuits; finally, he learns that they are planning to kill the king. The verb used in ch. 2, 5r]Aoco, occurs only here in LXX Esther.
That the LXX mentions the promotion can be explained only on the basis that the LXX knew Add. A before writing ch. 2. As Tigay points out, the LXX looks at the two events as two separate incidents. Mordecai is rewarded for the first incident; he is ordered to serve in the courtyard and is rewarded by the king. He is, however, not rewarded for the second incident; his name is written in a memo and that is it. Mordecai will be rewarded for the second incident in ch. 6. The anger of the two eunuchs, however, reminds me of the last verse of Add.
(The) Book of Esther in Modern Research (JSOT Supplement) by Leonard J. Greenspoon, Sidnie White Crawford