By Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright
Translated from the Hebrew among the 3rd and primary centuries B.C., the Septuagint turned the Bible for Greek-speaking Jews and was once extensively stated via early Christians. Now, in the end, it's been made to be had in a correct sleek translation for English readers.
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32) And Noe was five hundred years of age, 6 and Noe became the father of three sons: Sem, Cham, Iapheth. 1) And it came about when humans began to become numerous on the earth, that daughters also were born to them. 2 Now when the sons of God saw the daughters of humans, that they were fair, they took wives for themselves of all that they chose. ” 4 Now the giants were on the earth in those days and afterward. When the sons of God used to go in to the daughters of humans, then they produced offspring for themselves.
20 And Ragau lived one hundred thirty-two years and became the father of Serouch. 21 And Ragau lived after he became the father of Serouch two hundred seven years and had sons and daughters and died. 22 And Serouch lived one hundred thirty years and became the father of Nachor. 23 And Serouch lived after he became the father of Nachor two hundred years and had sons and daughters and died. 24 And Nachor lived seventy-nine years and became the father of Thara. 25 And Nachor lived after he became the father of Thara one hundred twentynine years and had sons and daughters and died.
4 This is the book of the origin of heaven and earth, when it originated, on the day that God made the heaven and the earth 5 and all verdure of the field before it came to be upon the earth and all herbage of the field before it sprang up, for God had not sent rain upon the earth, and there was not a human to till the earth, 6 yet a spring would rise from the earth and water the whole face of the earth. 7 And God formed man, dust from the earth, and breathed into his face a breath of life, and the man became a living being.
A New English Translation of the Septuagint by Albert Pietersma, Benjamin G. Wright