Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


symbol for
(Bible) Septuagint
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.LXX - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and sevenLXX - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and seven
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.LXX - being ten more than sixtylxx - being ten more than sixty    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Even if the Vorlage of the LXX is older, what is its relationship to the canonical text--if one can speak in this manner?
After introducing the reader to how the author of Hebrews uses LXX quotations, allusions, diction, and theology, G.
Furthermore, in all the LXX references to Harosheth-haggoiim except one in a late version (Alexandrinus), the term is not translated but rather transcribed as Aprotcov [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Granted that there is no direct Temple reference in that verse, it is hard to imagine that the author of the Fourth Gospel did not hear in LXX Genesis 28, with its complex of "the place" (six times), "house of God," "gate of heaven," an anticipation of the mediatory function of the Temple that the glorified Jesus would fulfill.
And apparently only by the time of the LXX was the "false prophet" idea sufficiently understood that the label could make its way into the biblical tradition [pseudoprophetes is used of Hananiah in the LXX [Jer 35:1]; beyond Jeremiah, the only other prophetic book in which a form of this word occurs is Zechariah, where the Hebrew text reads nevi'im [prophets]).
407) in his contribution and proposes that the readings of the LXX suggesting a different Hebrew Vorlage.
S&P/Case-Shiller Metro Area Home Price Indices Las Los Date Boston Chicago Denver Vegas Angeles Miami BOX CHX DNX LVX LXX MIX January-87 70.
He rejects the earlier view that Josephus knew the later historical books in their LXX (L) text-form, rather than the MT.
Echoing the Logos Hymn in John's gospel (Jn 1:1) borrowing rifts from the likes of LXX Gen 1:1 and LXX Prov 8:22-23, 1 John begins at the beginning.
Certainly, one wonders how the editors of FOTL will handle the forthcoming commentary on Jeremiah, in which fully one-sixth of the MT is missing in the LXX, and the remainder in a different order.
Job 9:8 LXX reads, "[God] alone stretches out the heaven and walks on the waves of the sea as on dry land," while Job 9:11 LXX states, "If he were to pass by me, I would not see, and if he were to pass me by, neither would I know it," which coheres well with the disciples' incomprehension.
He argues that the LXX is the single most important source for redactionally different material relevant to the literary analysis of the Bible, exceeding even all the differences exhibited by the Dead Sea Scrolls.