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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Dry Ground 9 And God said, Let the brentob which is under the heaven be collected into one place, and let the dry land appear, and it was so.

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Samuel Bagster and Sons; New York: 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 “? The table shewing the Jeremiah differences is in a different location, but the content is identical, except for a few typesetting differences, e.

At this point the trail seems to have gone cold. Copy and my 20th century Bagster reprint, except, as would be expected the ? The pages were digitized by Wade White. The Beginning 1 In the beginning God made the heaven and the earth. Print is much sharper.

Brenton Septuagint Translation PDF

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. Here is his account. 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. Here’s what I found:. Brenton Septuagint Translation, Arabic numerals 20th cent.


The Apocrypha were included with separate pagination. Translated from the Greek by Charles Thomson. 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. Because the edition is often difficult to find, we here provide a copy of some of the introductory pages to the edition 4.

Creatures on Land 24 And God said, Let the brrenton bring forth the living creature according to its kind, quadrupeds and brentom and wild beasts of the earth according to their kind, and it was so. The plates seem to be identical in the ABS ? London, Samuel Bagster and Sons, The edition lacks the Appendix presenting some major non-Vaticanus readings.

Genesis 1 Brenton Septuagint Translation

Samuel Bagster and Sons, Harper and Brothers, The translation did not include the Apocrypha. Everything else can be found in more recent reprints.

Presumably Brenton was involved with the production of this edition, since much of the introduction is identical to later diglot editions. Here are his notes.

Here’s what I found: 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: Printed by Jane Aitken, In the meantime, here is some information recently gleaned regarding the Brenton translation. This site brentoj a copy of the introductory pages 3.


Harold Scanlin plans to make a presentation on Thomson’s and Brenton’s translations at this year’s annual meeting of the SBL. And the water which was under the heaven was collected into its places, and the dry land appeared.

With an English translation, and with various readings and critical notes [by Sir L. The lacks any textual footnotes, but I believe all the footnotes in 20th cent. Included are page viii-xvi of the Introduction and the introduction to the book of Daniel. 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 it was so.

Digital images and searchable text of the edition are available online from Christian Classics Ethereal Library.

SinceBrenton’s translation has been reprinted many times. The two introductions are identical in ?

The Septuagint version of the Old Testament

And God saw that it was good. I would consider the earliest date for a diglot as ? Sun, Moon, Stars 14 And God said, Let brento be lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, to divide between day and night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and for years.