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ΜΟΝΟΓΕΝΗΣ: Data Anecdotes

This isn’t an empirical corpus study of μονογενής. It isn’t comprehensive or thorough; it’s just a handful of examples that popped out at me while looking at instances of μονογενής in Koine texts. 342 more words


Initial Thoughts on "Berossus and Genesis, Manetho and Exodus"

In Berossus and Genesis, Manetho and Exodus – Hellenistic Histories and the date of the Pentateuch, Russel Gmirkin argues that “the Hebrew Pentateuch was composed in its entirety about 273-272 BCE by Jewish scholars at Alexandria that later traditions credited with the Septuigant translation of the Pentateuch into Greek” (1). 283 more words

General Musings

Book Review—Discovering the Septuagint by Karen H. Jobes

Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader by Karen H. Jobes

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Thanks to the kind folks at Kregel for this review copy! 733 more words


The LXX as a Commentary

The LXX is an Roman numeral abbreviation which means “70.” It’s a shorthand way to refer to the Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible which Jesus and the apostles used and quoted from. 371 more words

Bible Translations

Review on the T&T Clark Companion to the Septuagint

It has been a long time since I have tried to write on my own blog. It has been something I have missed a great deal, so I would like to begin writing here again. 209 more words


Book Review: "Discovering the Septuagint: A Graded Reader," by Karen H. Jobes, ed.

New Testament Greek has experienced an explosion of popularity as of late. I would have to think that the accessibility of resources (online and others) have contributed at least a little. 315 more words

Book Review

Keeping Up Your Greek with the LXX

One of the easiest things to do, when the grades are in and classes over, is to let your language skills slip away. Sometimes this is simply an issue of time management, but at other times it is a matter of interest; I don’t keep studying because I do not have a professor to keep it engaging. 301 more words

Book Review