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Angel of great Intelligence
I have recently been studying the teachings of the Assyrian Church of the East, very carefully...and I ran across this quote in The Marganitha: Chapter IV

"Isaiah prophesies: ?Behold a Virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is Our God with us, and again that His name shall be called Wonderful and Counsellor, the Almighty God, the Prince of Peace, the Everlasting FATHER, Angel of great Intelligence."

That last part...its not in the Peshitta that I have seen. Where does that part of the verse in Isaiah come from? Does anyone know?

Take a look at how the Vatican Septuagint reads for Isaiah 9:6:
Brenton Wrote:For a child is born to us, and a son is given to us, whose government is upon his shoulder: and his name is called the Messenger of great counsel: for I will bring peace upon the princes, and health to him.

That seems to me to be translated from an underlying word-for-word match to 'angel of great intelligence.'
Is this reading found in the Aramaic Targums perhaps?

I havent checked yet...but if its only today found in the Septuagint text...then perhaps the reading has been lost in the other texts that do not contain it today? But was present in the time of Mar O'Dishoo? Or do we say that he is qouting from the Greek version there?
All I'm saying is that both of these texts provided contain the same phrase. <!-- sSmile --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/smile.gif" alt="Smile" title="Smile" /><!-- sSmile -->
It may be difficult to ascertain its origins.

Targum Isaiah reads in this manner:
Pauli Wrote:The prophet said to the house of David, For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given, and He has taken the law upon Himself to keep it. His name is called from eternity, Wonderful, The Mighty God, who liveth to eternity, The Messiah, whose peace shall be great upon us in His days.

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