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" I have proposed to myself; for the sake of such as live under the government of the Romans, to translate those books into the Greek tongue, which I formerly composed in the language of our country, and sent to the Upper Barbarians... "
The seven books of the Jewish war, with two books against Apion, and a ... - Page 3
by Flavius Josephus - 1809
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History and revelation, the correspondence of the predictions of ..., Volume 3

James H. Braund - 1875
...accusations, and sometimes encomiums, but nowhere the accurate truth of the facts, I have proposed to myself, for the sake of such as live under the...tongue, which I formerly composed in the language of our own country, and sent to the Upper Barbarians—I Joseph, the son of Matthias, by birth a Hebrew, a...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 16

1883
...parallel of Josephus himself. He tells us in his preface to the Wars of the Jews, ' I have proposed to myself, for the sake of such as live under the...tongue which I formerly composed in the language of our own country and sent to the upper barbarians,' that is, as he informs us a little later, the Parthians...
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Linguistic and Oriental Essays: Written from the Year 1870 to 1901

Robert Needham Cust - 1891
...in Greek composition. In the preface to the " Wars of the Jews," § i, he writes: "I have proposed to myself for the sake of such as live under the " Government of the Romans, to translate these books into the Greek " language ; " it is a fair inference that Matthew may have done the same....
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 16

1883
...parallel of Josephus himself. He tells us in his preface to the Wars of the Jews, ' I have proposed to myself, for the sake of such as live under the...tongue which I formerly composed in the language of our own country and sent to the upper barbarians,' that is, as he informs us a little later, the Parthians...
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The Fathers of Jesus: A Study of the Lineage of the Christian ..., Volume 2

Keningale Cook - 1886
...extending itself rapidly about this time. Josephus says (Bell. Jud., prcf.) " I have proposed to myself ... to translate those books into the Greek tongue, which...formerly composed in the language of our country." To be in the Greek tongue seems to have been a necessity of preservation of a book at this time ; there...
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Essays on the Languages of the Bible and Bible-translations

Robert Needham Cust - 1890 - 89 pages
...in Greek composition. In the preface to the " Wars of the Jews," § i, he writes: "I have proposed to myself for the sake of such as live under the " Government of the Romans, to translate these books into the Greek " language ; " it is a fair inference that Matthew may have done the same....
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The Syrian Church in India, Volume 48; Volume 392

George Milne Rae - 1892 - 388 pages
...with the Adiabeni," but also " the Parthians " ; and that he afterwards translated it into Greek " for the sake of such as live under the government of the Romans." If Josephus could have counted on as large a Greek-reading as an Aramaic-reading constituency in the...
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India and the Apostle Thomas: An Inquiry, with a Critical Analysis of the ...

Adolphus E. Medlycott - 1905 - 303 pages
...Eng. trans, by William Whiston, London, 1870, vol. ip 551). In section i he says : ' I have proposed to myself, for the sake of such as live under the government of the Romans, to translate these books into the Greek tongue, which I formerly composed in the language of our country and sent...
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A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Labour-Zion, with appendix and indexes

James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert - 1908
...Aramaic and afterwards translated into Greek. The passage runs : • I have proposed to myself, (or the sake of such as live under the government of the Romans, to translate these books into the Greek tongue, which I formerly composed in the language of our own country, and...
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Portraits of Jesus: An Inductive Approach to the Gospels

Michael R. Cosby - 1999 - 249 pages
...accusations, and sometimes encomiums, but nowhere, the accurate truth of the facts, I have proposed to myself, for the sake of such as live under the...composed in the language of our country, and sent to the Upper Barbarians; I Joseph, the son of Matthias, by birth a Hebrew, a priest also, and one who at first...
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