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LXX Translations Part II.1: BdA

La Bible d’Alexandrie – Post 1 of 2

Quite a while back I began writing about modern Septuagint translation projects. As I explained there, my aim is to overview the methodologies of the four major modern language translations of the LXX, one of which I already discussed. 1,520 more words


Discounted T&T Clark Companion to the Septuagint

I am excited to draw more attention to a great new resource for Septuagintalists, the T&T Clark Companion to the Septuagint, edited by James K. 192 more words


Old Georgian phrases and sentences 47 (Job 19:23-24, Jer 17:1)

Here are two passages with some related vocabulary for writing &c. For Job, I give the Greek, too, not least because of two differences in number between the texts. 81 more words


LXX Commentary Series: Part I - Brill

A while back I began a series of posts to overview the major contemporary translation projects of the Septuagint. Thus far I have dealt with the recent English translation, known as NETS (see… 775 more words


Septuagint Scholar Interview II: Dr. Rob Hiebert

Not too long ago I posted an interview with Dr. Karen Jobes of Wheaton College in honor of International Septuagint Day. Obviously since Karen is such a wonderful person, the post was received very well. 1,224 more words


Zech 13:7


(7) Whichever way verse 6 should go, verse 7 definitely applies to the Messiah since Jesus quoted this prophecy concerning Himself in Matt 26:31. And it casts back to Zech 11:4 where He was told to pasture the flock doomed to slaughter. 281 more words

Jeff Scoggins

A Brief Note on Epigraphy and Rare Forms

I have mentioned in the past that my research concerns Koine Greek documentary evidence. Among other things (e.g., ostraca, graffiti, mummy cartonnage), this includes primarily papyri and inscriptions from the Ptolemaic period of Egypt. 332 more words