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RELATED TITLES UNIQUE SELLING POINTS 978-0-8254-4342-8 39.99 Hardback 7 x 10 352 pages Biblical Reference Language Study Kregel Academic Rights World Available Quick access to Septuagint vocabulary and syntax for students of the Greek New Testament Interest in the Septuagint today continues to grow stronger. Despite that interest students have lacked a guidebook to the text similar to the readers and handbooks that exist for the Greek New Testament. Discovering the Septuagint A Guided Reader fills that need. Created by an expert on the Septuagint this groundbreaking resource draws on Jobess experience as an educator in order to help upper-level college seminary and graduate students cultivate skill in reading the Greek Old Testament. This reader presents in Septuagint canonical order ten Greek texts from the Rahlfs-Hanhart Septuaginta critical edition. It explains the syntax grammar and vocabulary of more than 700 verses from select Old Testament texts repre- sentingavarietyofgenresincludingthePsalmstheProphets and more. The texts selected for this volume were chosen to fit into a typical semester. Each text 1 is an example of distinc- tive Septuagint syntax or word usage 2 exemplifies the amplification of certain theological themes or motifs by the Septuagint translators within their Jewish Hellenistic culture andor 3 is used significantly by New Testament writers. Karen H. Jobes PhD Westminster Theological Seminary is professor emerita of New Testament Greek and exegesis at Wheaton College and Graduate School in Wheaton Illinois. Her previous publications include Invitation to the Septuagint coauthored with Moses Silva. www.kregel.com 28 BIBLICAL STUDIES ISBN 978-0-8254-4342-8 9 7 8 0 8 2 5 4 4 3 4 2 8 Discovering the Septuagint A Guided Reader Karen H. Jobes Koine Greek Reader 978-0-8254-2442-7 25.99 A New Readers Lexicon of the Greek New Testament 978-0-8254-2009-2 34.99 A reading companion for students of the Septuagint Written by an expert on the Septuagint who knows the practi- cal needs of students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels Explains the vocabulary grammar syntax themes and distinctive fea- tures of the Greek Old Testament