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A New English Translation of the Septuagint by Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright

By Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright

Translated from the Hebrew among the 3rd and primary centuries B.C., the Septuagint grew to become the Bible for Greek-speaking Jews and was once broadly pointed out by means of early Christians. Now, in the end, it's been made on hand in a correct glossy translation for English readers.

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14 But I will judge the nation that they are subject to; then afterward they shall come out here with much baggage. 15 Now as for yourself, you shall depart to your fathers in peace, buried in a good old age. ” 17 Now after the sun began to appear in the west, a flame appeared, and look, a smoking oven and torches of fire that passed through between these cut halves. ” Now Sara, Abram’s wife, was not giving 16 birth for him. She, however, had an Egyptian slave-girl whose name was Hagar. ” And Abram listened to the voice of Sara.

11 Now Abraam and Sarra were old, advanced in days, and menstruation had ceased to happen to Sarra. ” 13 And the Lord said to Abraam, “Why is it that Sarra laughed within herself, saying, ‘Shall I then indeed give birth? ’ 14 Can it be that a matter is impossible with God? ” 15 But Sarra denied, saying, “I did not laugh,” for she was afraid. ” 16 And when the men had set out from there, they looked down upon the face of Sodoma and Gomorra, and Abraam was going along with them as he joined in escorting them.

4 And in the seventh month, on the twenty-seventh of the month, the ark settled on the mountains of Ararat. 5 Now the water, as it was proceeding, was diminishing until the tenth month; then in the eleventh month, on the first of the month, the tops of the mountains appeared. 6 And it came about after forty days that Noe opened the window of the ark that he had made 7 and sent out the raven to see if the water had subsided, and after it had gone out it did not return until the water was dried up from the earth.

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