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Septuagint Studies:

The Septuagint (LXX) is the historic Greek translation of the Old Testament. The following is a breif but exhaustive list of books that introduce Septuagint Studies to intermediate Greek students. Of course the books on the background and issues surrounding the Septuagint can be used by anyone.

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1. Septuagints

2. Septuagint Resources

3. Books about the Septuagint

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Septuagints:
There are only two Septuagints currently in print. One is the text alone and the other contains an English translation.
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Rahlfs, A. Septuaginta
American Bible Society; Reprint edi (June1979); ISBN: 3438051214
(3 reviews)
Hardback
1184 pp.
$71.99
$45.35 Amazon
Sir Brenton The Septuagint with Apocrypha: Greek and English
Hendrickson Publishers (April 1986); ISBN: 0913573442
(22 reviews) Septuagint and English tranlsation in the margin
Paperback
1528 pp.
$44.95
$30.57 Amazon

Septuagint Resources:
There are very few resources written for popular Septuagint studies. We have only been able to find these two.
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Taylor, Bernard The Analytical Lexicon to the Septuagint,
Zondervan (December 1994); ISBN: 0310226457
(1 review) Helps with forms that do not occur in the NT
Hardback
484 pp.
$39.99
$33.05 Amazon
Conybeare, F.C. & Stock, George
Grammar of Septuagint Greek: With Selected Readings, Vocabularies, and Updated Indexes,
Hendrickson Publishers; Reissue ed (Feb. 2001); ISBN: 1565636651
(2 reviews)
Paperback
400 pp.
$19.95
$13.57 Amazon

Books About the Septuagint:
The history surrounding the Septuagint in fascinating and richly debated. There are also current exegetical ramifications of the Septuagint. These books provide a great background to the Septuagint and it importance for today.
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Jobes, Karen &
Silva, Moises
Invitation to the Septuagint,
Baker Academic (Nov. 2000); ISBN: 0801022355
(3 reviews) (SBL review)
Hardback
351 pp.
$29.99
$19.79 Amazon
Macros, Natalio & Watson, Wilfred
The Septuagint in Context: Introduction to the Greek Version of the Bible:,
Brill Academic Publishers (Dec, 1998); ISBN: 0391041096
Paperback
394 pp.
$43.00
$19.99 CBD
McLay, Timothy Invitation to the Septuagint,
Eerdmans Publishing Company (July 2003); ISBN: 0802860915
Paperback
224 pp.
$30.00
$19.80 Amazon
Hengel, Martin The Septuagint As Christian Scripture: Its Prehistory And The Problem Of Its Canon,
Baker Academic (July, 2004); ISBN: 080102790X
(1 review)
Paperback
176 pp.
$24.99
$16.49 Amazon

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