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 (sĕp′to͞o-ə-jĭnt′, sĕp-to͞o′ə-jənt, -tyo͞o′-)
A Greek version of the Hebrew Scriptures that dates from the 3rd century bc, containing both a translation of the Hebrew and additional and variant material, regarded as the standard form of the Old Testament in the early Christian Church and still canonical in the Eastern Orthodox Church.

[Latin septuāgintā, seventy (from the traditional number of its translators) : septem, seven; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots + -gintā, ten times; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

Sep′tu·a·gin′tal (-jĭn′təl) adj.


(Bible) the principal Greek version of the Old Testament, including the Apocrypha, believed to have been translated by 70 or 72 scholars
[C16: from Latin septuāgintā seventy]


(ˈsɛp tʃu əˌdʒɪnt, -tu-, -tyu-)

the oldest Greek version of the Old Testament, traditionally said to have been translated by 70 or 72 Jewish scholars at the request of Ptolemy II.
[1555–65; < Latin septuāgintā seventy]
Sep`tu•a•gint′al, adj.


 a group of seventy, 1864.
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Noun1.Septuagint - 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


[ˈseptjʊədʒɪnt] Nversión f de los setenta
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