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The Lexham English Septuagint

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The Lexham English Septuagint is a new translation of the Septuagint (LXX, the Greek version of the Old Testament) based on Henry Barclay Swete’s edition of the Septuagint, The Old Testament in Greek According to the Septuagint. Based on the work of the popular Lexham Greek-English Interlinear Septuagint, the LES provides a literal, readable and transparent English edition of the Greek Old Testament, which was the edition of the Old Testament writings most popularly used during New Testament times and in the early church.

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Most Highlighted Verses in The Lexham English Septuagint

Genesis 1:26–28: And God said, “Let us make humankind according to our image and according to our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the winged things of the heaven and the cattle and all the land and all the creeping things that creep upon the land.” And God made humankind; according to the image of God, he made him; male and female, he made them. And God blessed them, saying, “Increase and multiply, and fill the land, and gain dominion over it, and rule over the fish of the sea and the winged things of the heaven and all the cattle and all the land and all the creeping things that creep upon the land.”

Genesis 2:7: And God formed the human with earth from the land and blew into his face the breath of life, and the human came into being as a living soul.

Deuteronomy 32:43: Delight, O heavens, with him and worship him, you sons of God. Delight, O nations, with his people and prevail with him, all you angels of God. For he will avenge the blood of his sons, and he will avenge and he will repay the enemies with vengeance, and he will repay those who hate, and the Lord will cleanse out the land of his people.’ ”

Isaiah 6:9–10: And he said, “Go and tell this people, ‘You will hear by hearing and not understand; and although looking, you will look and not see.’ For the heart of this people has been thickened; and they have heard with difficulty with their ears, and they closed their eyes lest they see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I will heal them.”

Isaiah 9:6–7: Because a child was born to us; a son was given to us whose leadership came upon his shoulder; and his name is called “Messenger of the Great Council,” for I will bring peace upon the rulers and health to him. His leadership is great, and there is no limit to his peace on the throne of David and his kingdom, to establish and take hold of it by justice and by righteousness, now and forever. The eagerness of the Lord Sabaoth will do these things.

Isaiah 61:1–3: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, on account of which he has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the poor, to heal those who are crushed in heart, to announce release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord and the day of repayment, to comfort all who mourn, to give to those who mourn in Zion glory instead of ashes, the anointing of joy to those who mourn, a garment of glory instead of a spirit of weariness. And they will be called generations of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for glory.

Daniel 7:13–14: I continued to watch in a vision of the night, and behold, upon the clouds of heaven, a being like a son of mankind came, and the ancient of days was present, and his attendants were present with him. Authority and royal honor was granted to him, and all the peoples of the earth according to races, and all honor will be directed to him, and his authority is an everlasting authority that will not be removed, and his kingdom is one that will not perish.

Psalms of Solomon 17:4–5: and the kingdom of our God is forever over the nations. You, Lord, selected David as king over Israel, and you swore to him concerning his offspring forever, that his royal place would not cease before you.

Psalms of Solomon 17:33–36: And he will cleanse Jerusalem with sanctification, as also from the beginning, for nations to come from the edge of the earth to see his glory, bringing as gifts its utterly weakened sons, and to see the glory of the Lord that God glorified; and he is a righteous king over them, taught by God,

Enoch 1:9: For he comes with his ten thousands and his holy ones to enact judgment against all. He will destroy everyone who is ungodly and reproach all flesh concerning all works of the ungodly: the things they did impiously, the harsh words that they spoke and all that ungodly sinners spoke against him.”

Rick Brannan is Information Architect for Logos Bible Software. In his role at Logos, he is responsible for linguistic databases of the Greek New Testament, the Septuagint, and other Greek writings of the Hellenistic era. He is also Product Manager for the Lexham English Bible and the Greek New Testament: SBL Edition. Rick has edited multiple works including The New International Version English-Greek Reverse Interlinear of the New Testament, The Lexham English Bible English-Greek Reverse Interlinear of the New Testament, and An English-Greek Reverse Interlinear of the Apostolic Fathers. He also translated the Greek portions of the writings of the Apostolic Fathers for The Apostolic Fathers Greek-English Interlinear. He resides in Bellingham with his wife, Amy, and their daughter, Ella.

Ken M. Penner is the assistant professor of religious studies at St. Francis Xavier University. He worked with Michael Heiser on the Old Testament Greek Pseudepigrapha with Morphology.

Israel P. Loken was born in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, to a strong Christian family, where his father worked as general manager of a large Christian radio station. Then the family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to launch another Christian radio station. It was there that Israel attended Lancaster Bible College before completing his masters and doctoral degrees at Dallas Seminary. Today he is the chair of the Bible and Theology departments at the College of Biblical Studies in Houston, where he helped begin the schools undergraduate program.

Michael Aubrey is a professional linguist who has done graduate work in linguistics at the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics in Dallas, TX as well as at the Canada Institute of Linguistics at Trinity Western University in British Columbia, Canada. He wrote his thesis on methodological problems in the analysis of tense and aspect in Role and Reference Grammar using the Ancient Greek Perfect as a test case.

Isaiah Hoogendyk received a BA in classical languages from Hope College and an MA in linguistics from Trinity Western University. He is a language editor for Logos Bible Software, contributing to such projects as the English-Greek Reverse Interlinear of the NRSV Apocryphal Texts, the Codex Bezae Cantabrigiensis, and the Old Testament Greek Pseudepigrapha with Morphology


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