Re: Starting out in LXX

From: clayton stirling bartholomew (
Date: Wed Mar 17 1999 - 22:16:34 EST

> I was just wondering how to approach the LXX?
> I have read a some in GNT and would like to start exploring LXX alongside
> of it.
> What tools do you need? Are there several editions of LXX? What dictionary
> is needed? Are there any linguistic keys to LXX that can be helpful (like
> Zerwick)?
> How difficult is the language of LXX compared to the GNT?
> Henrik


To read the LXX without tears you will need an introduction to Hebrew
syntax. You don't need to learn to read Hebrew well to read the LXX but
it makes a lot more sense if you have at least a beginners knowledge of
Hebrew syntax.

Clayton Stirling Bartholomew
Three Tree Point
P.O. Box 255 Seahurst WA 98062

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