Facts about the Septuagint, the Greek Old Testament





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Published on Oct 20, 2009

This is a video explaining some simple facts about the LXX
That the LXX in use today comes from the A.D. period not the B.C. period and is the edited work of Origen, found in his Hexapla.
Works consulted are,
Forever Settled, A survey of the documents and history of the Bible, by Jack Moorman
The Septuagint, a Critcal Analysis, Floyd Jones,
The Text of the Old Testament, an introduction to the Biblia Hebraica, by Ernest Wurthwein
An Introduction of the Old Testament in Greek, by Henry Swete,
The Mythological Septuagint by Dr. Peter Ruckman
That it is very unevenly translated, and is considered a poor translation of the Hebrew in many of the books.
It contained the Apocrypha books as part of the canon
That it is not to be used to correct the Masoretic text that was used by the King James translators.

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