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!

Jesus and Malachi? Septuagint or Hebrew Bible? (All I Really Want)

Matthew 10:21 reads: NRSV   Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death NA28   Παραδώσει δὲ ἀδελφὸς ἀδελφὸν εἰς θάνατον καὶ πατὴρ τέκνον, καὶ ἐπαναστήσονται τέκνα ἐπὶ γονεῖς καὶ θανατώσουσιν αὐτούς. which made me think of Malachi 4:6 (versification from English … Continue reading Jesus and Malachi? Septuagint or Hebrew Bible? (All I Really Want)

Coming Soon(ish): Historical and Theological Lexicon of the Septuagint

  From publisher Mohr Siebeck: Edited by Eberhard Bons and Jan Joosten (Université de Strasbourg) This large-scale collective and interdisciplinary project aims to produce a new research tool: a multi-volume dictionary providing an article of between two and ten pages (around 600 articles in all) for each important word or word group of the Septuagint. … Continue reading Coming Soon(ish): Historical and Theological Lexicon of the Septuagint

Brand New Accordance Webinar I’m Leading Tomorrow on the Septuagint

  Tomorrow I am leading a brand new Accordance Bible Software webinar: Studying the Septuagint with Accordance. The session will cover as many of these topics as we’ll have time for in an hour: • Septuagint resources in Accordance • Setting up an LXX and Greek NT Workspace • The New Testament’s use of the … Continue reading Brand New Accordance Webinar I’m Leading Tomorrow on the Septuagint