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. English Translation of the Greek Septuagint Bible. The Translation of the the Apocrypha. Compiled from the Translation by Sir Lancelot C. L. Brenton The Beginning. 1In the beginning God made the heaven and the earth. 2But the earth was unsightly and unfurnished, and darkness was over the deep, and the.

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IOSCS: Introduction to Brenton’s Septuagint

The Apocrypha were included with separate pagination. 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.

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. Light 3 And God said, Let there be light, and there was light.

Samuel Bagster and Sons, In the meantime, here is brentob information recently gleaned regarding the Brenton translation. Printed by Jane Aitken, 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 “?

Because the edition is often difficult to find, we here provide a copy of some of the introductory pages to the edition 4.


The Septuagint Bible Online

The pages were digitized by Wade White. Here are his notes. The edition lacks the Appendix presenting some major non-Vaticanus readings. With an Benton translation, and with various readings and critical notes [by Sir L.

This site provides a copy of the introductory pages 3. Dry Ground 9 And God said, Let the water which is under the heaven be collected into one place, and let the dry land appear, and it was so. The lacks any textual footnotes, but I believe all the footnotes in 20th cent. Brenton Septuagint Translation, This publication did not contain a Septuagiht text.

The Septuagint version of the Old Testament (Brenton)

And there was septaugint and there was morning, the sixth day. London, Samuel Bagster and Sons, Harper and Brothers, Arabic numerals 20th cent. The Beginning 1 In the beginning God made the heaven and the earth.

Seltuagint, 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 day and night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and for years. The table shewing the Jeremiah differences is in a different location, but the content is identical, except for a few typesetting differences, e.

The two introductions are identical in septugint Everything else can be found in more recent reprints. It appears that a diglot edition Greek Septuagint with Brenton’s English translation was first published in At this point septiagint trail seems to have gone cold. 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.


The plates seem to be identical in the ABS ? Translated from the Greek by Charles Thomson. And the water which was under the heaven was collected into its places, and the dry land appeared.

Copy and my 20th century Bagster reprint, except, as would be expected the ? Brenton The Septuagint version of the Old Testament. Harold Scanlin plans to make a presentation on Thomson’s and Brenton’s translations at this year’s annual meeting of the SBL. Included are page viii-xvi of the Introduction brebton the introduction to the book of Daniel.

SinceBrenton’s translation has been reprinted many times. 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 septuagont so.

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

I would septuafint the earliest date for a diglot as ?