Questions relating to the manuscript evidence of the LXX

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Intertestamental usage of the LXX [migrated]

It is recorded that Jesus read from the Septuagint in the synagogue during His ministry. As an example, Luke 4:16-20. Luke 4:18. The Hebrew of Isa. 61:2 reads merely “the opening to them that are ...
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What are the meanings of the abbreviations used in the Hatch/Redpath Concordance to the Septuagint?

I bought the Hatch/Redpath concordance to the Septuagint set a little while ago. I have looked everywhere, and can't find a key to all the abbreviations and what they mean. The preface is of very ...
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Are there any English Bible translations whose primary text for the OT is the Septuagint?

The translators of most English Bible translations used the Hebrew Masoretic Text as their primary source for the Old Testament, though they will use the Septuagint and other texts to critically ...
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What is the Septuagint? [closed]

As the title asks, what is the Septuagint? I've heard it referred to in a number of questions on this site and other sources across the internet, but I what is the Septuagint and what is it's ...
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Jesus' quotation of Septuagint - Greek or Aramaic?

Having read this and this, I am convinced now that Jesus spoke Aramaic. However, I also know that many times He was quoting Septuagint, which is a translation of the Old Testament into Koine Greek. I ...
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Must a Christian accept the Bible to be infallible and/or inerrant? [closed]

Related question: What is the difference between "infallible" and "inerrant"? I have heard lists of requirements to be considered Christian; among those, I find these the most ...
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Why doesn't the Catholic Bible include all books from Septuagint?

The Catholic Bible (as opposed to the Protestant Bible) includes the so-called deuterocanonical books. It's commonly simply stated that the books in Septuagint are included in the Catholic canon. ...
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Can we trust the Septuagint? [closed]

I've previously used the Apostolic Bible for digging deeper into the meanings of passages. However, I've found that some passages in the Old Testament make no sense compared to the modern ...