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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 grew to become the Bible for Greek-speaking Jews and was once broadly mentioned by means of early Christians. Now, in the end, it's been made on hand in a correct smooth translation for English readers.

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8 So then Abram said to Lot, “Let there not be strife between you and me and between your herders and my herders, for we are kindred. 9 See, is not the whole land before you? Separate yourself from me. ” 10 And Lot, lifting up his eyes, saw all the region round about the Jordan, that all was watered— before God had overthrown Sodoma and Gomorra—like the orchard of God and like the land of Egypt until one came to Zogora. 11 And Lot chose for himself all the region round about the Jordan, and Lot set out from the east, and they separated, each one from his kinsman.

9 Now these are the generations of Noe. Noe was a righteous man, being perfect in his era; Noe was well pleasing to God. 10 And Noe had three sons: Sem, Cham, Iapheth. 11 Now the earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was full of wrongdoing. 12 And the Lord God saw the earth, and it was ruined, for all flesh had ruined his way upon the earth. 13 And God said to Noe, “The time of all humankind has come before me, for the earth has become full of wrongdoing by reason of them, and see, I am going to ruin them and the earth.

E. the city cLacking in Gk 17 for the place where he had stood before the Lord, he gazed upon the face of Sodoma and Gomorra and upon the face of the land of the region round about and saw, and see, the flame of the land was going up like the vapor of a furnace. 29 And it came about when God annihilated all the cities of the neighboring region that God remembered Abraam and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow when the Lord overthrew the cities which Lot used to dwell in. 30 Now Lot went up out of Segor and settled in the mountain, and his two daughters with him, for he was afraid to dwell in Segor.

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