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8.3 Septuagint
(2,890 words)

Part of 8 Ezekiel

8.3.1 Background

The original translation was probably made around the same time as that of Jeremiah and the Twelve. The books of Jeremiah and Ezekiel may have been prepared by the same translator.1 He/they worked with a Hebrew text that differed considerably from mt (8.2.2) and circulated concurrently for a prolonged period. The parent text of lxx-Ezek most …

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Lust, Johan, “8.3 Septuagint”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 24 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0008030000>
First published online: 2020

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