Translation of the Seventy

History, Reception, and Contemporary Use of the Septuagint

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As the story goes, a few centuries before the birth of Jesus, seventy Jewish sages produced a Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures at the request of an Egyptian king. While some Jews believed...