Göttingen Septuagint in Accordance (Lowest Sale Price)

Accordance Bible has put its Göttingen Septuagint on sale, at its lowest price ever. There are 19 volumes, which span 34 Septuagint books. As Brian Davidson notes, Logos has five LXX volumes not in Accordance (Judith; Tobit; 3 Maccabees; Wisdom of Solomon; and Susanna, Daniel, and Bel et Draco), while only Accordance has the 2014 … Continue reading Göttingen Septuagint in Accordance (Lowest Sale Price)

New (and Very Big) Introduction to the Septuagint

There are already good introductions to the Septuagint: see Will Ross’s list here. I’ve reviewed a couple of them: T. Michael Law’s When God Spoke Greek and Mogens Müller’s First Bible of the Church: A Plea for the Septuagint. Baylor University Press has announced a Septuagint introduction (728 pages!) coming in November: Introduction to the … Continue reading New (and Very Big) Introduction to the Septuagint

“Who Am I… that You Have Loved Me Forever?” Another Reason to Love the Septuagint

I’m already finding Will Ross’s LXX Reading plan rewarding. My Greek is improving again, and it’s been a rich devotional practice. Here’s another reason to love the Septuagint: a beautiful, praise-inducing textual variant one would never see when reading the Hebrew text or its English translations. This comes in a passage where David responds to … Continue reading “Who Am I… that You Have Loved Me Forever?” Another Reason to Love the Septuagint

Now Available in Accordance: Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader (Jobes)

  The last two years have seen the appearance of two significant resources for Septuagint reading: the recently released reader’s Septuagint and Karen Jobes’s Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader (Kregel, 2016). I reviewed Jobes’s volume here when it came out. Today Accordance Bible Software has released its edition. A couple of quick notes: (1) … Continue reading Now Available in Accordance: Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader (Jobes)

Today I Read Psalm 1 from… a Reader’s Septuagint!

Today I read Psalm 1 out of the just-released Septuaginta: A Reader’s Edition, and it was just as wonderful as I’ve long imagined it would be! First and foremost, this is due to the power of Scripture itself. The Psalms are just amazing. And there’s something about reading the Bible in its first languages that … Continue reading Today I Read Psalm 1 from… a Reader’s Septuagint!

Word on the Street… the Reader’s Edition of the Septuagint Is Shipping!

  To quote the apostle Paul, “I know a person in Christ” who has received his reader’s edition of the Septuagint. (Whether Paul’s statement was self-referential or not, mine isn’t.) That means it’s now shipping from CBD, where it is also on sale for a great price. Check it out here, and see my previous … Continue reading Word on the Street… the Reader’s Edition of the Septuagint Is Shipping!