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The SBL Commentary on the Septuagint: An Introduction
Büchner, Dirk, editor

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2017 pp. xviii + 261. $40.00

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Description: This book contains verse by verse commentary on selections from the Greek text of the Hebrew Bible known as the Septuagint. Each chapter is from a different bible book, for which there will eventually be a full commentary published in the Society of Biblical Literature Commentary on the Septuagint. The commentary series focuses on the actual process of translation, so its authors try to describe and explain the kinds of decisions the ancient Alexandrian translators made about how to render Hebrew into Greek. Features Translations from and commentary on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Esther, Job, and Psalms Contributions from eight experts on the Septuagint

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature

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Review by Anna Angelini
Published 3/12/2020
Citation: Anna Angelini, review of Dirk Büchner, ed., The SBL Commentary on the Septuagint: An Introduction, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


Review by T. V. Evans
Published 3/5/2020
Citation: T. V. Evans, review of Dirk Büchner, ed., The SBL Commentary on the Septuagint: An Introduction, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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