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By Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright

Translated from the Hebrew among the 3rd and primary centuries B.C., the Septuagint grew to become the Bible for Greek-speaking Jews and used to be largely stated through early Christians. Now, in the end, it's been made to be had in a correct smooth translation for English readers.

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Then Abimelech king of Gerara sent and took Sarra. ” 4 Now Abimelech had not touched her, and he said, “Lord, will you destroy an unwitting and righteous nation? 5 Did not he himself say to me, ‘She is my sister’? ” 6 Then God said to him during hisc sleep, “I too knew that you did this with a pure heart, and I was the one who spared you so that you did not sin in regard to me. Therefore I did not allow you to touch her. 7 And now return the woman to the man, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you, and you will live.

10 And when he had waited yet another seven days, again he sent forth the dove from the ark, 11 and the dove went back to him toward evening, and it had an olive leaf, a dry twig, in its mouth, and Noe knew that the water had subsided from the earth. 12 And when he had waited yet another seven days, again he sent forth the dove, and it did not continue to turn back to him any more. 13 And it came about in the six hundred first Genesis 8–10 year in the life of Noe, the first month, on the first of the month, that the water disappeared from the earth, and Noe uncovered the roof of the ark that he had made, and he saw that the water had disappeared from the face of the earth.

And he lived in the cave, he and his two daughters with him. 31 Now the elder said to the younger, “Our father is elderly, and there is no one on the earth who will come in to us, as is fitting in all the world. ” 33 And they gave their father wine to drink on this night, and the elder, when she had gone in, lay with her father that night, and he did not know when she lay down and got up. ” 35 And they gave their father wine to drink on that night also, and the younger, when she had gone in, lay with her father, and he did not know when she lay down and got up.

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