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The Researcher's Library of Ancient Texts, Volume 3: The Septuagint: 1851 Translation by Sir Lancelot C. L. Brenton

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The Septuagint (or "LXX," or "Greek Old Testament") is a translation of the Hebrew Old Testament and certain Apocrypha, which was sponsored according to tradition in the late 3rd century BC by Ptolemy II Philadelphus, the king of Ptolemaic Egypt (283 BC to 246 BC). The Greek translation was originally created for use by the Alexandrian Jews who were fluent in Koine Greek, but not in Hebrew. Thus the Septuagint is sometimes called the "Apostle's Bible" and the one that Jesus and his disciples would have had access to. It is ...

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The Researcher's Library of Ancient Texts, Volume 3: The Septuagint: 1851 Translation by Sir Lancelot C. L. Brenton
2013, Defense Publishing, Crane, Mo

ISBN-13: 9780985604547

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