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8.3 Septuagint
(2,868 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-Eze…

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Johan Lust, “8.3 Septuagint”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 04 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0008030000>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101



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