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By Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright

ISBN-10: 0195289757

ISBN-13: 9780195289756

ISBN-10: 019972394X

ISBN-13: 9780199723942

Translated from the Hebrew among the 3rd and primary centuries B.C., the Septuagint turned the Bible for Greek-speaking Jews and used to be greatly brought up via early Christians. Now, in the end, it's been made to be had in a correct glossy translation for English readers.

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11 And they struck with blindness the men who were at the door of the house, from small to great, and they became exhausted searching for the door. 12 Then the men said to Lot, “Have you anyone here, sons-in-law or sons or daughters? Or if you have anyone else in the city, bring that one out of this place. ” But he seemed before his sons-in-law to be jesting. ” 16 And they were confounded, and the angels seized his hand and his wife’s hand and his two daughters’ hands, as the Lord spared him. ” 18 But Lot said to them, “I pray, Lord, 19 since your servant has found mercy before you and you have magnified your righteousness—that which you bring about with regard to me—to quicken my soul, but I shall not be able to proceed safely to the mountain, for fear the disasters overtake me and I die; 20 look, this city, which is small, is near enough for me to flee for refuge there; I shall escape there.

19 And Iared lived after he became the father of Henoch eight hundred years and had sons and daughters. 20 And all the days of Iared amounted to nine hundred sixty-two years, and he died. 21 And Henoch lived one hundred sixty-five years and became the father of Mathousala. 22 Now Henoch was well pleasing to God after he became the father of Mathousala, for two hundred years, and had sons and daughters. 23 And all the days of Henoch amounted to three hundred sixty-five years. 24 And Henoch was well pleasing to God, and he was not found, because God transferred him.

13 And it was said to Abram, “Knowledgeably you shall know that your offspring shall be alien in a land not its own, and theyc shall enslave them and maltreat them and humble them for four hundred years. 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.

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