SteveMiller wrote:Thanks Ste. What did you mean by "transposes Prov 30:3 to Prov 24:26"?
Proverbs LXX/OG doesn't actually have a Chapter 30 or 31, but in fact has the words of chapter 30/31 in other chapters:
Proverbs 30:1-14 = Proverbs 24:24-37 LXX/OG
Proverbs 30:15-33 = Proverbs 24:50-68 LXX/OG
Proverbs 31:1-9 = Proverbs 24:69-77 LXX/OG
Proverbs 31:10-31 = Proverbs 29:28-49 LXX/OG
And even then, it's not like the verses line up in exactly the same order.
Likely seeing a different form of Proverbs in the LXX/OG
SteveMiller wrote:It would also require that LXX saw לָמַ֥דְי in place of לָמַ֥דְתִּי.
LXX does make more sense, that God taught Agur wisdom, because v10 - end of the chapter are wisdom, rather than knowledge of the holy.
It all depends on what's more likely: the ו is being used differently to how it is normally in Proverbs 30:3, or there is a corruption of the text.
I lean more towards the latter than the former.