The Biblical Text and Land of Old Testament
- How long did it take for the Old Testament to be written?
- What are the two languages of the Old Testament?
- What improvements did the Masoretes provide to the Old Testament text? How did they ensure the accuracy of their translations?
- When did the Samaritan Pentateuch originate?
- Which Old Testament book is not included in the Dead Sea Scrolls?
- What is the Septuagint? What are the Targums? What is the Peshitta?
- What is meant by “canon”? What are the tests of canonicity? When was the Old Testament canon established?
- What are the three divisions of the Old Testament canon?
- What does Betts mean by “the land between”?
- What are the main observations Betts makes about the land of Israel that were to you?
A Survey of the Old Testament, pages 34–55.