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What is the Septuagint?

The Septuagint is a Greek translation of the Hebrew Old Testament scriptures. It was made in the third and second centuries BC. During the reign of Ptolemy Philadelphus (285-2 (MORE)

Did Jesus use the Septuagint Bible?

The Bible as Christians recognize it today did not exist. Most of the Old Testament was a part of the Torah and as such Jesus would have been familiar with it. Jesus used t (MORE)

How was the Septuagint printed?

This is the Greek version of the Old Testament, translated in the 3rd to 1st Century BC and as result was obviously handwritten. There have been so many printed versions of th (MORE)

Are there different versions of the Septuagint?

  The earliest Greek translation of the Hebrew scriptures (not yet really a 'Bible') was the Septuagint (often abbreviated as LXX). This contained many translation errors (MORE)

Under which emperor was the Septuagint written and by whom?

The Septuagint is an early translation of the Hebrew scriptures into the Greek language, a process that is known to have taken place in Egypt. The origins of the Septuagint ar (MORE)

Does the Septuagint include the apocrypha?

The Septuagint was a Greek translation of the Hebrew Old Testament scriptures, with each book written on a separate scroll. There was no single, bound 'Bible' that could defi (MORE)

Where was the Septuagint translated?

According to tradition the Septuagint translation was created in Alexandria between 300 - 200 BC. It's true origin is questionable and is a subject of debate.
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How do the Apocrypha and Septuagint affect the Bible?

Apocrypha   The apocrypha are 'hidden' Old Testament books included in the  Roman Catholic Bible and also (somewhat differently) the Orthodox  Bible, but not the Jewish (MORE)

What Hebrew Bible was translated into Greek as Septuagint?

The first translation of the Torah - first five books of the Hebrew  Bible - which became known as the Septuagint because 72 Hebrew  scholars where sent to Alexandria, Egypt (MORE)