Reading Septuagint in Greek New Testament
Bibliography & Resources


Texts & Translations

Lancelot C. L. Brenton. The Septuagint with Apocrypha: Greek and English. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1986.

F. C. Conybeare & St. George Stock. Selections from the Septuagint. Boston: Ginn & Company, 1905.

David Lang ed. Old Testament Quotations in the New Testament. Version 1.1. In Accordance, version 6.4. Vancouver, WA: Gramcord Institute.

Alfred Rahlfs ed. Septuaginta: id est, Vetus Testamentum Graece iuxta LXX Interpretes. Stuttgart: Württembergische Bibelanstalt, 1935.

German Bible Society Rahlfs/Hanhart eds. (2006)

Albert Pietersma & Benjamin Wright eds. New English Translation of the Septuagint: Electronic Edition of NETS. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000-8. (NETS)

Henry Barclay Swete ed. The Old Testament in Greek according to the Septuagint. Cambridge: University Press, 1896.

See also: Critical Editions of Septuagint/Old Greek Texts


English Translations on the Internet:

Brenton's Translation (1851)

The Apostles' Bible (Paul W. Esposito's revision of Brenton's translation; PDF files)

New English Translation of the Septuagint (NETS) (Albert Pietersma editor; a provisional edition can be read online)



Grammars & Lexicons

F. C. Conybeare & St. George Stock. Grammar of Septuagint Greek. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1995.

Johan Lust, Erik Eynikel and K. Hauspie eds. A Greek-English Lexicon of the Septuagint. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelstiftung, 1992. (LEH)



Discussion/E-list:

Septuagint and Old Greek Studies Discussion List



General Studies

Karen H. Jobes & Moisés Silva. Invitation to the Septuagint. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2000.

Martin Hengel. The Septuagint as Christian Scripture: Its Prehistory and the Problem of Its Canon. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2004.

R. Timothy McLay. The Use of the Septuagint in New Testament Research. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.



Other Aids

Rod Decker's LXX Vocabulary List (frequency = 100+), or its subset list (frequency ≤ 25 in GNT) (PDF)

R. Grant Jones' Notes on The Septuagint (statistics, tables of data)




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