NOTES on this Example:|
By looking at the cross references in the margin, it is easy to see that chapters were divided into lettered
sections. This results in references like "Esa. 62.a"
("Esa" being the abbreviation for "Isaiah"),
"Matt. 5.a", and
"Deu. 28.g". Note also the large
"E" in the margin; this passage is
- What's a dictionary? Many years would pass before
standardized spelling became the norm. Do not let the "creative spelling" and unusual
typeface get the best of you:
bridegroom of righteousness
these words shall be heard in ye land
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