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Isaiah 40-66 (20800)

A guide to the study and exegesis of Isaiah 40-66, including LXX, DSS, and a bibliography of reference resources created by Dr. Peter Gentry for 20800, Hebrew Exegesis: Isaiah 40-66.

The Text of Isaiah

These resources are considered relevant the Hebrew text of Isaiah 40-66.  Each one is linked to an item record in WorldCat where you may find the call number and availability for those items owned by the Boyce Centennial Library.  The full list can be viewed on WorldCat here: Isaiah 40-66 - Text.


Biblia sacra iuxta Latinam Vulgatam versionem 12, Sapientia Salomonis. Liber Hiesu filii Sirach. 1964.

Alliance biblique universelle. Preliminary and Interim Report on the Hebrew Old Testament Text Project = Compte Rendu Préliminaire Et Provisoire Sur Le Travail D'analyse Textuelle De L'Ancien Testament Hébreu. 4, Prophetical Books I : Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations = Livres Prophétiques I : Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations. New York: United Bible Societies, 1979.

Barthélemy, Dominique, and A. R. Hulst. Critique textuelle de l'Ancien Testament. Fribourg, Suisse: Editions universitaires, 1982.

Brock, Sebastian P. The Old Testament in Syriac According to the Peshiṭta Version = Vetus Testamentum Syriace Iuxta Simplicem Syrorum Versionem Pt. III, Fasc. 1, Isaiah = Liber Isaiae / Prep. by S.P. Brock. The Old Testament in Syriac According to the Peshiṭta Version. Leiden: Brill, 1987.

Brotzman, Ellis R. Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Books, 1994.

Chilton, Bruce. The Isaiah Targum. Wilmington, Del: M. Glazier, 1987.

Deist, Ferdinand, and Walter K. Winckler. Towards the Text of the Old Testament. Pretoria: DR Church Bookseller, 1978.

Field, Frederick, Gerard J. Norton, Carmen Hardin, and Origen. Frederick Field's Prolegomena to Origenis Hexaplorum Quae Supersunt, Sive Veterum Interpretum Graecorum in Totum Vetus Testamentum Fragmenta. Paris: J. Gabalda, 2005.

Fitzmyer, Joseph A. The Dead Sea Scrolls: Major Publications and Tools for Study. Atlanta, Ga: Scholars Press, 1990.

Gentry, P. J. 2006. "The Septuagint and the Text of the Old Testament". Bulletin for Biblical Research. 16, no. 2: 193-218.

Ginsburg, Christian D. Introduction to the Massoretico-Critical Edition of the Hebrew Bible. [New York]: Ktav Pub. House, 1966.

Goshen-Gottstein, Moshe H. The Book of Isaiah. Jerusalem: Magnes Press, Hebrew University, 1975.

Gryson, Roger. Esaias. Freiburg [im Breisgau, Germany]: Herder, 1987.

Harrison, R. K. Biblical Criticism: Historical, Literary, and Textual. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan Pub. House, 1978.

International Symposium on the Septuagint and Its Relations to the Dead Sea Scrolls and Others Writings, George J. Brooke, and Barnabas Lindars. Septuagint, Scrolls, and Cognate Writings: Papers Presented to the International Symposium on the Septuagint and Its Relations to the Dead Sea Scrolls and Other Writings (Manchester, 1990). Atlanta, Ga: Scholars Press, 1992.

Jellicoe, Sidney. The Septuagint and Modern Study. Oxford: Clarendon P., 1968.

Jobes, Karen H., and Moisés Silva. Invitation to the Septuagint. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Academic, 2000.

Klein, Ralph W. Textual Criticism of the Old Testament: The Septuagint After Qumran. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1974.

Kutscher, Edward Yechezkel. The Language and Linguistic Background of the Isaiah Scroll (I Q Isa[Superscript a]). Leiden: Brill, 1974.

Martin, Malachi. The Scribal Character of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Louvain: Publications universitaires, 1958.

McCarter, P. Kyle. Textual Criticism: Recovering the Text of the Hebrew Bible. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1986.

Origen, and Frederick Field. Origenis Hexaplorum quae supersunt; sive Veterum interpretum graecorum in totum Vetus Testamentum fragmenta. Hildesheim: G. Olms, 1964.

Parry, Donald W., and Elisha Qimron. The great Isaiah scroll (1QIsaa): a new edition. Leiden: Brill, 1999.

Rahlfs, Alfred. Septuaginta; id est, Vetus Testamentum graece iuxta LXX interpretes. Stuttgart: Privilegierte Württembergische Bibelanstalt, 1962.

Scanlin, Harold P. The Dead Sea Scrolls & Modern Translations of the Old Testament. Wheaton, Ill: Tyndale House Publishers, 1993.

Sperber, Alexander. The Bible in Aramaic, Based on Old Manuscripts and Printed Texts. Leiden: Brill, 1959.

Swete, Henry Barclay, H. St. J. Thackeray, and Richard Rusden Ottley. An Introduction to the Old Testament in Greek. Cambridge [Eng.]: University Press, 1914.

Tov, Emanuel. Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992.

Trebolle Barrera, Julio C. The Jewish Bible and the Christian Bible: An Introduction to the History of the Bible. Leiden: Brill, 1998.

Waard, Jan de. A Handbook on Isaiah. Winona Lake, Ind: Eisenbrauns, 1997.

Weber, Robert. Biblia sacra: iuxta vulgatem versionem. Stuttgart: Württembergische Bibelanstalt, 1969.

Wegner, Paul D. A Student's Guide to Textual Criticism of the Bible: [Its History, Methods & Results]. Downers Grove, Ill: IVP Academic/InterVarsity Press, 2006.

Weingreen, J. Introduction to the Critical Study of the Text of the Hebrew Bible. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982.

Woude, A. S. van der. The World of the Bible. Grand Rapids, Mich: Eerdmans, 1986.

Würthwein, Ernst. The Text of the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Biblia Hebraica. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1979.

Yeivin, Israel. Introduction to the Tiberian Masorah. Missoula, Mont: Published by Scholars Press for the Society of Biblical Literature and the International Organization for Masoretic Studies, 1980.

Ziegler, Joseph. Isaias. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1939.