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3034Re: [lxx] Re: Are there existing Bibles which use the LXX for the O.T.?

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  • Peter Papoutsis
    Oct 9, 2008
      Unfortunately the Orthodox Study Bible is neither a proper translation of the LXX nor the official New Testament of the Orthodox Church.
      Peter A. Papoutsis
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      ----- Original Message ----
      From: dantiller2001 <dantiller2001@...>
      To: lxx@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, October 9, 2008 11:09:50 AM
      Subject: [lxx] Re: Are there existing Bibles which use the LXX for the O.T.?

      I'm also interested in the NETS, but there's one thing (other than the
      Greek name renderings already mentioned) putting me off: The
      translation philosophy of the NRSV, which this is based on.

      Here's a good article about gender neutrality & the NRSV:
      http://www.cbmw org/Resources/ Articles/ What-s-Wrong- with-Gender- Neutral-Bible- Translations

      I'm much more in agreement with the NKJV's philosophy of literal

      --- In lxx@yahoogroups. com, "Kevin P. Edgecomb" <kevin@...> wrote:
      > Bob, NETS is so far the best. There is a new "Orthodox Study Bible"
      > Thomas Nelson Publishers but it is a hybrid translation, with many
      of the
      > books in the OT being the New King James Version altered in places to
      > resemble the Septuagint. The quality of the translations of the various
      > books is shockingly uneven. (As a disclaimer of sorts, I am Eastern
      > Orthodox myself, and very disappointed with this product.)
      > Why would NETS not be good for a group setting? The edition is
      > well-printed, and remarkably readable. The introductions may be
      > intimidating, but those may be passed by if they're too much for the
      > The translation itself is very nice.
      > Regards,
      > Kevin P. Edgecomb
      > Berkeley, California
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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