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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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http://theophyle.wordpress.com
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Theophyle
Original Date: 
December 20, 2009
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BCE Articles from Theophyle's English Blog - Babylon and the Second Temple Period
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