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5.4 Septuagint (Samuel)
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Part of 5 Samuel–Kings

5.4.1 Background Scope

In the Septuagint tradition (, 1 and 2 Samuel are known as 1 and 2 Kingdoms (or, 1–2 Reigns). This designation refers to the initiation of the kingdom and to the first kings (Saul and David), while the Masoretic designation refers to Samuel as a prophet and probably also as the author of the boo…

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Kreuzer, Siegfried, “5.4 Septuagint (Samuel)”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 16 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0005040000>
First published online: 2020

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