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Major Septuagint Manuscripts — Vaticanus, Sinaiticus, Alexandrinus

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Readers of Bible commentaries and articles on the Bible are often informed by learned authors that a particular word or phrase is found in the Septuagint—and that, therefore, the Septuagint substantiates the learned author’s point.

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December 21, 2009
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Septuagint, the first Bible translation – 3

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The Aristeas purpose was really to establish and defend the authority of this Greek translation of the Pentateuch. That purpose lies implicit in much of the letter. It comes to the fore, near the end, in the description of the public reading and ratification of the translation:

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