Type: Writing

Alternate Labels

  • LXX

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Reading List

The Septuagint, or LXX, is an early Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible.


Books on the Septuagint

  • James K. Aitken (ed.) | The T&T Clark Companion to the Septuagint (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015)
  • Jennifer M. Dines | The Septuagint (London: T&T Clark, 2004)
  • Martin Hengel | The Septuagint as Christian Scripture: Its Prehistory and the Problem of Its Canon (London: T&T Clark, 2002)
  • R.R. Ottley | A Handbook to the Septuagint (London: Methuen, 1920)
  • H.B. Swete | An Introduction to the Old Testament in Greek (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1914)


Texts and Translations

  • Rick Brannan et al. | The Lexham English Septuagint (Bellingham, Wash.: Logos Bible Software, 2012)
  • L.C.L. Brenton | The Septuagint Version of the Old Testament: English Translation (London: Bagster, 1870)
  • A. Rahlfs, ed. | Septuagint with Logos Morphology (there are also several other versions of Rahlfs’ Septuaginta available in Logos)
  • H.B. Swete, ed. | The Old Testament in Greek according to the Septuagint (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1909)
  • The New English Translation of the Septuagint (Print: Pietersma, A. and Wright, B.G. eds. A New English Translation of the Septuagint. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.)

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