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Feb. 8: Happy International Septuagint Day!

Today, February 8, is International Septuagint Day. Happy LXX Day! So read yerself some Septuagint today, in Greek or English.

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Happy Septuagint Day! A Roundup of Our Top Editions & Resources.

February 8th is International Septuagint Day. Why do we celebrate?

• The Septuagint is the most ancient translation of the Old Testament and consequently is invaluable to critics for understanding and correcting the Masoretic Text.

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Happy Septuagint Day 2016

Today is the 10th annual International Septuagint Day! So don’t forget to read some Greek Old Testament, browse some early editions of Liddell Scott, and brush up on your accentuation rules in celebration. 346 more words

Old Testament Studies

"Reading David and Goliath in Greek and Hebrew" by Benjamin J. M. Johnson

Benjamin J. M. Johnson. Reading David and Goliath in Greek and Hebrew. Forschungen zum Alten Testament 2. Reihe 82. Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2015, xiv + 275 pp., 79,00 €  (sewn paper). 566 more words


Reflections on Justin Martyr

Some quick reflections after reading Justin Martyr’s (est 100AD-165AD) extant works:

1. I was surprised that his doctrine seemed so much less developed then even Ignatius and Polycarp who wrote decades before, even though he was writing from Rome. 537 more words


Two Recent Book Reviews, and Some On the Way

I’ve been working on reviewing books pretty steadily over the last year or so. It’s a good discipline to keep you reading texts closely, keep up with topics of interest that are not immediately connected with my dissertation, and get my hands on some free premium volumes. 702 more words

Old Testament Studies

The Son of God Given Authority to Judge Because He is ‘Human’: A Study in John 5:27, pt 2

‘Son of Man’ in the LXX

In the LXX, the Greek OT, υἱὸς ἀνθρώπου (huios anthrōpou), the words translated into English most often as “son of man” – though some use “human being” as a dynamic equivalent – are… 1,703 more words