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SEPTUAGINT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Septuagint mean? 

SEPTUAGINT (noun)
  The noun SEPTUAGINT has 1 sense:

1. the oldest Greek version of the Old Testament; said to have been translated from the Hebrew by Jewish scholars at the request of Ptolemy II

  Familiarity information: SEPTUAGINT used as a noun is very rare.


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SEPTUAGINT (noun)


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Meaning:

The oldest Greek version of the Old Testament; said to have been translated from the Hebrew by Jewish scholars at the request of Ptolemy II

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Instance hypernyms:

Old Testament (the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible)


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