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What Have You Done for Me Lately!? (Exodus 17:7)

On their journey towards Mt. Sinai from Egypt, the Israelites became angry. Actually, they became angry a lot, but this time they said something particularly foolish: 792 more words

Bible Translations

Book Review: Karen H. Jobes, Discovering the Septuagint

Jobes, Karen H., ed. Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel Academic, 2016. 351 pp. Hb; $20.00. Link to Kregel Academic… 908 more words

Book Reviews

LXX Scholar Interview: Dr. Cécile Dogniez

Today is yet another installment in my series of interviews with notable scholars in Septuagint studies. I am very pleased to introduce today’s featured scholar, Dr.  1,626 more words

Old Testament Studies

Va-etchanan 5776

This is Torah Talk for the week of August 14th, 2016

What does it mean to “write these words ON the doorposts of your house and IN your gates”? 164 more words


Joshua 11:20 in the Septuagint

This isn’t the best title to entice a tired reader, but it’s the best I could do! In my devotions the other day, I ran across Joshua 11:20. 838 more words


A Follow-Up to the 2016 LLX.D Conference in Wuppertal

About two weeks ago I returned from Wuppertal, Germany, where I participated in the 6th International Conference for the Septuaginta Deutsch research project.
You can read my preliminary post about this… 504 more words

Old Testament Studies

The 6th International Conference on the Septuagint in Wuppertal

Old Testament scholarship is pretty obscure stuff for most people on the street. But mention the word “Septuagint” and you’ll usually get even more muddled looks and occasionally a “God bless you” in puzzled response. 812 more words

Old Testament Studies