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5.5 Septuagint (Kings)
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Part of 5 Samuel–Kings

5.5.1 Background

1–2 Kings is in many regards closely related to 1–2 Samuel (5.4), which is also indicated by the fact that the Greek version of Samuel–Kings is designated as 1–4 Kingdoms (or: Reigns). Most probably the time of translation immediately followed the translation of Samuel, which was around 200 b.c.e. All units of 1–4 Kingdoms have similar features regarding Baal with…

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Kreuzer, Siegfried, “5.5 Septuagint (Kings)”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 18 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0005050000>
First published online: 2020



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