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Septuagint

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

A Greek version of the Hebrew Bible (or Old Testament), including the Apocrypha, made for Greek-speaking Jews in Egypt in the 3rd and 2nd centuries bc and adopted by the early Christian...

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Septuagint

Eugene Ulrich.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 4105 words.

The scrolls from the Judean Desert have greatly enhanced our knowledge of the Septuagint, and the Septuagint has significantly contributed

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Septuagint

Leonard J. Greenspoon.

in Biblical Studies

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 6631 words.

The term Septuagint (or LXX) refers to the oldest Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible and of other ancient Jewish scripture, as well as the texts of several works or sections of works...

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Septuagint

Henry Joel Cadbury and Martin Goodman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 1200 words.

Septuagint, (in abbreviation, LXX), the collection of Jewish writings which became the Old Testament of the Greek-speaking Christians. They are mainly translated from the Hebrew (or *Aramaic)...

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The Septuagint Psalter

Joachim Schaper.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Psalms

March 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies. 5732 words.

Hellenistic scribes produced the most number of copies of the Psalter, a testament to the importance of the OG Psalter, also known as the Septuagint Psalter or LXX Psalms. The extraordinary...

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Pistis in the Septuagint

Teresa Morgan.

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Religion. 18572 words.

This chapter discusses the role of divine–human and intra-human pistis in the Septuagint, arguing that an evolution can be detected from the books of the Pentateuch to the Hellenistic...

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Septuagint

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

A Greek version of the Hebrew Bible (or Old Testament), including the Apocrypha, made for Greek-speaking Jews in Egypt in the 3rd and 2nd centuries bc and adopted by the early Christian...

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Septuagint

Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 208 words.

The ancient Greek translation of the Pentateuch produced, according to the second-century bce Letter of Aristeas (see ROSSI),

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Septuagint

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 128 words.

Denoted by the symbol *LXX, and taking the name from the *legend that this translation into Greek

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Septuagint

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 129 words.

Denoted by the symbol LXX, and taking the name from the legend that this translation into Greek of the

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Septuagint

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 95 words.

The most important Greek version of the old testament and apocrypha, so called because it was traditionally said to

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Septuagint

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 118 words.

acquaint, ain't, attaint, complaint, constraint, distraint, faint, feint, paint, plaint, quaint, restraint, saint, taint • spray-paint • greasepaint

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Septuagint

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 118 words.

acquaint, ain't, attaint, complaint, constraint, distraint, faint, feint, paint, plaint, quaint, restraint, saint, taint • spray-paint • greasepaint

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Septuagint

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 43 words.

The early Greek translation of the Hebrew scriptures inherited by the Christian Church. It is so-called because it was supposed

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Septuagint

Henry Joel Cadbury and Martin David Goodman.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1027 words.

(in abbreviation, LXX), the collection of Jewish writings which became the Old Testament of the Greek-speaking Christians. They are mainly

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Septuagint

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1090 words.

(in abbreviation, LXX), the collection of Jewish writings which became the Old Testament of the Greek-speaking Christians. They are mainly

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Septuagint

Michael D. Coogan.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 235 words.

The traditional term for the translations of the Hebrew Bible into Greek. Meaning “seventy” and often abbreviated by the

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Septuagint

Edited by ALEXANDER P. KAZHDAN.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 4 words.

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Septuagint

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 68 words.

a Greek version of the Hebrew Bible (or Old Testament), including the Apocrypha, made for Greek-speaking Jews in Egypt in the 3rd and 2nd centuries ...

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SEPTUAGINT

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 710 words.

oldest Greek version of the Bible. The name (septuaginta in Latin means seventy) is derived from a legend (

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Septuagint

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 56 words.

Earliest surviving Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament), made for the Greek‐speaking Jewish community in Egypt

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