Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright's A New English Translation of the Septuagint PDF

By Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright

ISBN-10: 0195289757

ISBN-13: 9780195289756

ISBN-10: 019972394X

ISBN-13: 9780199723942

Translated from the Hebrew among the 3rd and primary centuries B.C., the Septuagint grew to become the Bible for Greek-speaking Jews and used to be broadly brought up by means of early Christians. Now, in the end, it's been made to be had in a correct glossy translation for English readers.

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And he lived in the cave, he and his two daughters with him. 31 Now the elder said to the younger, “Our father is elderly, and there is no one on the earth who will come in to us, as is fitting in all the world. ” 33 And they gave their father wine to drink on this night, and the elder, when she had gone in, lay with her father that night, and he did not know when she lay down and got up. ” 35 And they gave their father wine to drink on that night also, and the younger, when she had gone in, lay with her father, and he did not know when she lay down and got up.

11 And now you are cursed from the earth, which has opened wide its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand. ” 13 And Kain said to the Lord, “My guilt is too great for me to be forgiven! ” 15 And the Lord God said to him, “Not so! ” And the Lord God allocated a sign to Kain so that no one who found him would do away with him. 16 Then Kain went away from the presence of God and lived in the land of Naid over against Edem. 17 And Kain knew his wife, and after she had conceived she bore Henoch, and he was building a city and named the city after the name of his son Henoch.

20 And Noe was the first soil-tilling person, and he planted a vineyard. 21 And he drank some of the wine and became drunk, and he was stripped naked in his house. 22 And Cham, the father of Chanaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and after he had gone out he told his two brothers outside. 23 And Sem and Iapheth, when they had taken the garment, laid it on their two backs and walked backward and covered the nakedness of their father, and their face was looking backward, and they did not see their father’s nakedness.

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