A New English Translation of the Septuagint by Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright

By Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright

Translated from the Hebrew among the 3rd and primary centuries B.C., the Septuagint grew to become the Bible for Greek-speaking Jews and was once broadly stated via early Christians. Now, in the end, it's been made to be had in a correct glossy translation for English readers.

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17 And the Lord said, “Surely I shall not hide from my servant Abraam what I am about to do? 18 As for Abraam, he shall come to be a great and populous nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him. ” the Lord said, “The outcry concerning Sodoma and Gomorra has been increased, and their sins are very great! ” 22 And after the men had turned away from there, they went to Sodoma, but Abraam was still standing before the Lord. 23 Then when Abraam had come near, he said, “Surely you will not destroy the righteous with the ungodly, and the righteous will be as the ungodly?

17 And all the days of Maleleel amounted to eight hundred ninety-five years, and he died. 18 And Iared lived one hundred sixty-two years and became the father of Henoch. 19 And Iared lived after he became the father of Henoch eight hundred years and had sons and daughters. 20 And all the days of Iared amounted to nine hundred sixty-two years, and he died. 21 And Henoch lived one hundred sixty-five years and became the father of Mathousala. 22 Now Henoch was well pleasing to God after he became the father of Mathousala, for two hundred years, and had sons and daughters.

10 And it came about after the seven days, that then the water of the flood came on the earth. 11 In the six hundredth year in Noe’s life, the second month, on the twenty-seventh of the month, on this day all the fountains of the abyss burst forth, and the cataracts of heaven were opened, 12 and the rain came on the earth for forty days and forty nights. 13 On this day Noe, Sem, Cham, Iapheth, Noe’s sons, and Noe’s wife and the three wives of his sons with him, entered into the ark. 14 And all the wild animals according to kind and all the domestic animals according to kind and every creeping thing that moves on the earth according to kind and every bird according to kind 15 entered into the ark to Noe, two by two of all flesh in which there is a spirit of life.

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