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Is Romans 3:10 a quote from the Septuagint?

Paul is not translating word for word. Romans 3:11-12 is a precis of Psalm 14:2-3 Psalm 14:2 The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, ...
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How did “Sirens” arise in the Septuagint translation of Isaiah 13:21?

Chronological Context The time when the Septuagint (LXX) and the Apocrapha books and Pseudepigrapha and rabbinical Targums were written was during the vast influence of the Greek civilization (with a ...
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How did “Sirens” arise in the Septuagint translation of Isaiah 13:21?

Very interesting, as this is what I have been trying to find an answer for?: How did the human women who had been the wives of the Fallen angels in Pre-Flood times become Sirens? Sirens were said to ...
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What is the significance of the LXX going back and forth between God and Lord God in Genesis 2:4-24?

This has got nothing to do with the Septuagint. Loads of translations of Genesis do exactly the same, without having the Septuagint as their basis. If you do a comparison between different ...
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What is the significance of the LXX going back and forth between God and Lord God in Genesis 2:4-24?

Almost every subject in the Scriptures is treated from at least two aspects, which must be kept separate, if we wish to see clearly, it must be combined to comprehend the whole. Knoch In Genesis 1:...
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What is the significance of the LXX going back and forth between God and Lord God in Genesis 2:4-24?

Excluding the first three verses of Gen 2, the rest of the chapter has the following distribution of the word "theos" total of 11 occurrences, all have ὁ θεὸς all translate the Hebrew ...
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What is the significance of the LXX going back and forth between God and Lord God in Genesis 2:4-24?

This is a very difficult question. From reading the LXX and the MT (Masoretic Text), it's apparent in many places that different manuscripts were originally used. The Septuagint, also known as the LXX,...
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What is the significance of the LXX going back and forth between God and Lord God in Genesis 2:4-24?

One would love to have been a fly on the wall when the LXX editors made this choice. But here is a thought: The editors - if they had thought in terms of chapters - would have begun a new one at verse ...
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Is Matthew Correct When He Reports Jesus Reading from the Greek (LXX) Version of Isaiah? (Luke 4:18-19)

Here are the OP's options listed so as to number them conveniently: Jesus did read from the Greek version of the Jewish scripture. Jesus read from an unknown Hebrew or Aramaic text that closely ...
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Is Matthew Correct When He Reports Jesus Reading from the Greek (LXX) Version of Isaiah? (Luke 4:18-19)

Here's what contradicts that Jesus read from the Septuagint. The custom of that day in the synagogue was to read the Scripture in Hebrew, then because they spoke a Hebrew influenced by Aramaic at ...
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