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 commonly stated by means of 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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E. Noe that were coming in, male and female of all flesh, entered as God had commanded Noe. And the Lord God closed the ark apart from hima. 17 And the flood came for forty days and forty nights on the earth, and the water increased and bore up the ark, and it was raised up from the earth. 18 And the water was prevailing and increasing greatly on the earth, and the ark was being carried along over the water. 19 So the water was prevailing very greatly on the earth, and it covered all the high mountains that were under heaven; 20 the water was raised up fifteen cubits above, and it covered all the high mountains.

8 And he sent out the dove after it to see if the water had subsided from the face of the earth. 9 And the dove, because it could not find a resting place for its feet, returned to him into the ark, for water was on the whole face of the whole earth, and extending his hand he took it and brought it into the ark to himself. 10 And when he had waited yet another seven days, again he sent forth the dove from the ark, 11 and the dove went back to him toward evening, and it had an olive leaf, a dry twig, in its mouth, and Noe knew that the water had subsided from the earth.

30 And Sara was barren, and she was not bearing children. 31 And Thara took his son Abram and his son’s son, Lot son of Harran, and his daughter-in-law Sara, his son Abram’s wife, and he brought them out of the country of the Chaldeans to go into the land of Chanaan, and he came as far as Charran and settled there. 32 And the days of Thara in Charran amounted to two hundred five years, and Thara died in Charran. And the Lord said to Abram, “Go forth 12 from your country and from your kindred and from your father’s house to the land that I will show you.

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