1 For the earliest full-blown version see the Letter of Aristeas §§301-307.

2 The Holy Bible, containing the Old and the New Covenant, commonly called the Old and the New Testament. 4 vols. Philadelphia, 1808,

3 The Septuagint Version of the Old Testament, According to the Vatican Text, Translated into English: with the Principal Various Readings of the Alexandrine Copy, and A Table of Comparative Chronology. 2 vols. London, 1844.

4 Nida, E. A. and C. R. Taber, The Theory and Practice of Translation. Leiden, 1982, p. 31.

5 Cf. Brock, S. P. "The Phenomenon of the Septuagint," OTS 17 (1972) p. 17.

6 Conybeare, F. C. and Stock St. G. Grammar of Septuagint Greek. Hendrickson, 1995 (expanded and reprinted from the edition originally published by Ginn and Company, Boston, 1905) p. 21.