English Translation of the Greek Septuagint Bible. The Translation of the the Apocrypha. Compiled from the Translation by Sir Lancelot C. L. Brenton Brenton’s Translation of the Septuagint. Before NETS, there were two prominent translations of the Septuagint into English: that of Charles Thomson and that of. by Sir Lancelot C.L. Brenton. published by Samuel Order of Books, Chapters and verses will follow the LXX order according to Vol. I, II & III of the Greek Old.

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Printed by Jane Aitken, Arabic numerals 20th cent. And God saw that it was good. Harper and Brothers, Print is much sharper.

The Introductions, “An Historical Account of the Septuagint Version,” are identical, except that also includes in the concluding section of the introduction, “and of the principal texts in which it is current. Everything else can be found in more recent reprints. Here’s what I found:. Here’s what I found: The translation did not include the Apocrypha.

I would consider the earliest date for a diglot as ? The edition lacks the Appendix presenting some major non-Vaticanus readings.

Light 3 And God said, Let there be light, and there was light. The Septuagint version of the Old Testament, according to the Vatican text: In the meantime, here is some information recently gleaned regarding the Brenton translation.

Sun, Moon, Stars 14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, to divide between brentln and night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and for years. Included are page viii-xvi of the Introduction and the introduction to the book of Daniel.


The table shewing the Jeremiah differences is in a different location, but the content is identical, except for a few typesetting differences, e. Harold Scanlin plans to make a presentation on Thomson’s and Brenton’s translations lxs this year’s annual meeting of the SBL. Dry Ground 9 And God said, Let the water which is under bbrenton heaven be collected into one place, and let the dry land appear, and it was so.

Fish and Birds 20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth reptiles having life, and winged creatures flying above the earth in the firmament of heaven, and brentob was so.

This publication did not contain a Greek text. Here is his account. Translated from the Greek by Charles Thomson.

brehton And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day. Creatures on Land 24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature according to its kind, quadrupeds and reptiles and wild beasts of the earth according to their kind, and it was so.

Brenton Septuagint Translation

Firmament 6 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the water, and let it be a division between water and water, and it was so. Beenton are his ldx. The pages were digitized by Wade White. London, Samuel Bagster and Sons, The Apocrypha were included with separate pagination. Presumably Brenton was involved with the production of this edition, since much of the introduction is identical to later diglot editions.


The Beginning 1 In the beginning God made the heaven and the earth. Because the edition is often difficult to find, we here provide a copy of some of the introductory pages to the edition 4.

IOSCS: Introduction to Brenton’s Septuagint

With an English translation, and with various readings and critical notes [by Sir L. Unfortunately, there’s no front matter indicating that this is the first diglot edition, and the date of publication recorded by the ABS cataloger is “? At this point the trail seems to have gone cold. SinceBrenton’s translation has been reprinted many times. The plates seem to be identical in the ABS ? And the water which was ,xx the heaven was collected into its places, and the dry land appeared.

Samuel Bagster and Sons; New York: Digital images and searchable text of the edition are available online from Christian Classics Ethereal Library. Brenton Septuagint Translation, It appears that a diglot edition Greek Septuagint with Brenton’s English translation was first published in Brenton The Septuagint version of the Old Testament. The two introductions are identical in ? The lacks any textual footnotes, but I believe all the footnotes in 20th cent.

Septuagint Version of the Old Testament with an English Translation

This site provides a copy of the introductory pages 3. Copy and my 20th century Bagster reprint, except, as would be expected the ? Samuel Bagster and Sons,