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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 largely brought up through early Christians. Now, in the end, it's been made on hand in a correct smooth translation for English readers.

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And looking up with his eyes 2 he saw, and see, three men stood over him. And when he saw them, he ran forward from his tent door to meet them and did obeisance upon the ground 3 and said, “Lord, if perchance I have found favor before you, do not pass by your servant. 4 Do let water be taken, and let them wash your feet, and you cool off under the tree. ” 7 And Abraam ran to the cows and took a little calf, tender and good, and gave it to the servant, and he hastened to prepare it. 8 Then he took butter and milk and the little calf that he had prepared and set it before them, and they ate, and he stood by them under the tree.

15 For all the land that you see, I will give it to you and to your offspring forever. 16 And I will make your offspring like the sand of the earth; if anyone can count the sand of the earth, your offspring also shall be counted. ” 18 And moving his tent, Abram came and settled by the oak of Mambre, which was in Chebron, and there he built an altar to the Lord. Genesis 14–15 14 Now it came about in the kingship of 14 Amarphal king of Sennaar, that Arioch king of Ellasar and Chodollogomor king of Ailam and Thargal king of nations 2 made war with Bara king of Sodoma and with Barsa king of Gomorra and Sennaar king of Adama and Symobor king of Seboim and the king of Bala (this is Segor).

6 Now Seth lived two hundred five years and became the father of Enos. 7 And Seth lived after he became the father of Enos seven hundred seven years and had sons and daughters. 8 And all the days of Seth amounted to nine hundred twelve years, and he died. 9 And Enos lived one hundred ninety years and became the father of Kainan. 10 And Enos lived after he became the father of Kainan seven hundred fifteen years and had sons and daughters. 11 And all the days of Enos amounted to nine hundred five years, and he died.

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