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The books of the Septuagint (= LXX, here not the Septuagint "proper", which is limited to the Pentateuch, but the whole of the Jewish scriptures in Greek) were produced by different translators; the various books thus exhibit vastly different styles and approaches to the task. LXX-Proverbs is well known for being among the most "free" in making the Hebrew ...


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Yes, the Septuagint reflects an earlier version of the Hebrew Bible than the Masoretic text. Fragments of a pre-Masoritic version of the consonantal text of the Hebrew Old Testament have been discovered in Qumran (Dead Sea Scrolls); the consonantal text was canonised in the 1st century CE; the vocalised (Tiberian, Palestinian and Babylonian) versions were ...


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From the Lexham Hebrew interlinear Bible we can see that the sorrow is specifically prevented (not added) while the riches are added: Therefore it stands to reason that when God physically blesses a godly person, he also takes care of the soul and prevents many sorrows, curses and temptations that would often accompany the outward prosperity of the ...



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