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(probably 2nd cent.),

translator or reviser of the Greek version of the OT placed in Origen's Hexapla next after the LXX; some of the excerpts here attributed to him may be the work of earlier revisers. This is especially likely in the text of Dan., which was used in the Church from the 4th cent. in preference to the LXX.

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