The book of Jeremiah is followed by its sequel, Lamentations. Lamentations has a curious one-line introductory preface in the Greek Septuagint. It also carries alphabetic acrostics in the original Hebrew, and the creators of the Greek Septuagint had a clever way of dealing with this.
Ant AND Bee, You Sluggard!
Ant AND Bee, You Sluggard!Proverbs 6:8 The Septuagint is, roughly speaking, a Greek language translation of earlier (and lost) Hebrew language versions of the books of the Old Testament. The Septuagint, often referred to with the abbreviation LXX, was prepared and compiled prior to the birth of Christ, from roughly 200 to 50 BC. For … Continue reading Ant AND Bee, You Sluggard!