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Bible Myths: Before Abraham was, a Burning Bush

1. A thought experiment in modern languages

This is actually a post about how the English language works. Let’s take an example that has nothing to do with the Bible. 1,124 more words

Origen, the Hexapla & its Institute

Just a brief post to convey the exciting news in the Septuagint blogosphere (which doesn’t happen very often): the Hexapla Institute‘s website is back up and running (thanks, … 537 more words


The Major Contemporary LXX Translation Projects

Beginning with the present post, I am launching a Resource Review series devoted to the various current approaches among Septuagint scholars to “translating the Translation.” What I mean by this is the different strategies employed in the four current translations of the Septuagint itself. 919 more words


The Bible's Other* Hymnal

Many Greek Septuagint manuscripts do not contain them, but the Odes are a fascinating collection of texts appended to the end of the Greek Psalter in Codex Alexandrinus and a few other manuscripts. 178 more words


Threnody (Lamentations, LXX).1

Here begins a translation of the Greek Text (Rahlfs) of the Threnody (Lamentations).

Chapter 1, verses 1-3:

(After Israel was taken captive and Jerusalem was made desolate, Jeremiah sat weeping and sang this sorrowing song of Jerusalem) 712 more words


Helios II

The Christian use of the all seeing eye symbol is inside a radiating triangle, which represents the Holy Trinity. It is often seen in orthodox and catholic churches. 68 more words


PSA: Mornings Are Actually Cool

“Opportunities multiply as they are seized.” – Sun Tzu

People talk about it all the time, but you kind of just shade those people until you… 132 more words

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