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03-04-2009, 07:12 PM
Maybe it's under my nose or under a different name but I'm unable to find 3 Kingdoms and 4 Kingdoms in the two English LXX translations in BibleWorks 8. Could anyone help me out? Thanks.

Jim Wert
03-04-2009, 09:16 PM
In both LXE and LXT (english and greek versions of LXX) BibleWorks uses the traditional English names.
1 Kingdoms = 1 Samuel
3 Kingdoms = 1 Kings

See the books_sbl.bna file in your BibleWorks init folder.


03-04-2009, 10:57 PM
Thank you. Obviously I'm inexperienced regarding the Septuagint. The books_sbl is helpful.

Jim Wert
03-04-2009, 11:26 PM
You might be interested in looking at the New English Translation of the Septuagint here: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/nets/edition/

It has very extensive introductions and notes.
The format is pdf, a separate file for each book, plus an introductory volume.
Unfortunately, it is protected so that copy and paste doesn't work.
But it is certainly a good free course in the LXX.