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Different Translations of the Septuagint in English
The Septuagint has been translated a few times into English, the first one (though excluding the Apocrypha) being that of Charles Thomson in 1808; his translation was later revised and enlarged by C. A. Muses in 1954. The Thomson's Translation of the Old Covenant is a direct translation of the Greek Septuagint version of the Old Testament into English, rare for its time. The work took 19 years to complete and was originally published in 1808.
The Brenton's English Translation of the Septuagint was published in 1851 and for most of the time since its publication it has been the only one readily available, and has continually been in print. There is a translation of the Septuagint based on Brenton's English Translation of the Septuagint, called LXX2012: Septuagint in English 2012 that is being developed by the creator of the World English Bible, Michael Paul Johnson.
The Orthodox Study Bible was released in early 2008 with a new translation of the Septuagint based on the Alfred Rahlfs edition of the Greek text. To this base they brought two additional major sources. First the Brenton translation of the Septuagint from 1851. Second, Thomas Nelson Publishers granted use of the New King James Version text in the places where the translation of the LXX would match that of the Hebrew Masoretic text. This edition includes the New Testament as well, which also uses the New King James Version. It also includes extensive commentary from an Eastern Orthodox perspective.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://orthodoxstudybible.com |title=Conciliar Press |publisher=Orthodox Study Bible |date= |accessdate=2012-08-13}}/index.html</ref>
The Eastern / Greek Orthodox Bible (EOB) is an extensive revision and correction of Brenton’s translation which was primarily based on Codex Vaticanus. Its language and syntax have been modernized and simplified. It also includes extensive introductory material and footnotes featuring significant inter-LXX and LXX/MT variants.
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