Septuagint: Deuteronomy (Septuagint) by Scriptural Research Institute

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EAN 9781989852903

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ISBN 9781989852903


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The differences between the Masoretic and the Septuagint's version of Deuteronomy, and several other books in the two collections of scriptures are both minor and startling, as the two sets of scriptures contain the same stories, but different Gods. The Masoretic Texts are mostly about the actions of Yahweh, Yahweh Elohim, Yahweh Sabaoth, or Elohim, while the Septuagint contains the Greek translations of various god's names that appear to have been redacted by the Hasmoneans. The God of the book of Deuteronomy in the Septuagint is called Lord God ( ) or simplified to Lord ( ), or God ( ). These terms are mirrored in the Masoretic Texts by Yahweh Elohim ( ), Yahweh ( ), Elohim ( ) respectively. One explanation for the difference between the texts it the Christian redaction of the 3rd-century AD, when the name Iaw (Yahweh) was removed from the Septuagint, replaced by Lord ( ). Fragments of older Septuagint manuscripts still exist that contain the name Yahweh, transliterated into Greek as Iaw ( ), however, none of the fragments of the Book of Deuteronomy include the name. The name Yahweh ( /

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