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The Septuagint. English Junior A Beverly Nick Evan Senior A Sylvia. Outline. Introduction Why was the Bible translated? Septuagint vs. Masoretic text, and Apocrypha The importance of the Septuagint. Introduction.

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The septuagint

The Septuagint

English Junior A Beverly

Nick

Evan

Senior A Sylvia


Outline
Outline

  • Introduction

  • Why was the Bible translated?

  • Septuagint vs. Masoretic text, and Apocrypha

  • The importance of the Septuagint



The septuagint lxx
The Septuagint(LXX)

  • The Septuagint derives its name from Latin Interpretatio septuaginta virorum, "translation of the seventy interpreters.“

  • The Septuagint is called for short--LXX

    L=50, X=10; LXX=50+20=70

  • Septuagint is the Koine Greek version of the Hebrew Bible.

  • It had been translated in stages between the 3rd and 2nd Centuries BCE in Alexandria.


  • The oldest of several ancient translations of the Hebrew Bible into Greek, lingua franca of the eastern Mediterranean Basin from the time of Alexander the Great (356-323 BCE).

  • Of significance for all Christians and for Bible scholars, the LXX is quoted by the New Testament and by the Apostolic Fathers.


Creation of the septuagint
Creation of the Septuagint Bible into Greek,

  • Jewish scholars first translated the

    Torah into Koine Greek in the third century BC.

  • According to the record in the Talmud,

    “King Ptolemy once gathered 72 Elders…”

    >>> “Write for me the Torah of Moshe, your teacher.' God put it in the heart of each one to translate identically as all the others did.”

    >>>Legendary--The Letter of Aristeas




  • Background: Bible into Greek, The Septuagint has its origin in Alexandria, Egypt and was translated between 300-200 BC. (so-called Hellenistic civilization)



B. The process of translating the Hebrew to Greek also gave many non-Jews a glimpse into Judaism.

C. The translation of the Bible can also be a tool to introduce the history of Jews, the law of Jews, making it easier to convey their religion to those non-Jews.

  • To conclude, the Septuagint is the first translation version of the Hebrew Bible, the contribution of it is great to the world.


Septuagint vs masoretic text jewish bible

Septuagint many non-Jews a glimpse into Judaism. vs. Masoretic text (Jewish Bible)

Relationship between the Septuagint and the Masoretic text


The differences between the lxx and the mt
The differences between the LXX and the MT many non-Jews a glimpse into Judaism.

  • Different Hebrew sources for the MT and the LXX.

  • Differences in interpretation

  • Differences as a result of idiomatic translation issues

  • Transmission changes in Hebrew or Greek


The differences between the lxx and the mt1
The differences between the LXX and the MT many non-Jews a glimpse into Judaism.

Different Hebrew sources for the MT and the LXX.

Differences in interpretation

Differences as a result of idiomatic translation issues

Transmission changes in Hebrew or Greek


The differences between the lxx and the mt2
The differences between the LXX and the MT many non-Jews a glimpse into Judaism.

Different Hebrew sources for the MT and the LXX.

Differences in interpretation

Differences as a result of idiomatic translation issues

Transmission changes in Hebrew or Greek


The hidden books apocrypha

The hidden books--Apocrypha many non-Jews a glimpse into Judaism.

Fake? Evil? Or other meangings behind?


The importance of the septuagint

The importance of the Septuagint many non-Jews a glimpse into Judaism.


  • Translation many non-Jews a glimpse into Judaism.

    I. First step

    II. From the Sociological view

    III. To Jews



  • study the Septuagint many non-Jews a glimpse into Judaism.

    I. Hebrew Scriptures

    II. Hebrew grammar and word meanings

    III. The earliest commentary