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Greek OT (Septuagint), Psalms 112

1   αλληλουια αινειτε παιδες κυριον αινειτε το ονομα κυριου

2   ειη το ονομα κυριου ευλογημενον απο του νυν και εως του αιωνος

3   απο ανατολων ηλιου μεχρι δυσμων αινειτε το ονομα κυριου

4   υψηλος επι παντα τα εθνη ο κυριος επι τους ουρανους η δοξα αυτου

5   τις ως κυριος ο θεος ημων ο εν υψηλοις κατοικων

6   και τα ταπεινα εφορων εν τω ουρανω και εν τη γη

7   ο εγειρων απο γης πτωχον και απο κοπριας ανυψων πενητα

8   του καθισαι αυτον μετα αρχοντων μετα αρχοντων λαου αυτου

9   ο κατοικιζων στειραν εν οικω μητερα τεκνων ευφραινομενην

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Septuagint (often abbreviated LXX) is the name given to the Greek translation of the Jewish Scriptures. The Septuagint has its origin in Alexandria, Egypt and was translated between 300-200 BC. Widely used among Hellenistic Jews, this Greek translation was produced because many Jews spread throughout the empire were beginning to lose their Hebrew language. According to an ancient document called the Letter of Aristeas, it is believed that 70 to 72 Jewish scholars were commissioned during the reign of Ptolemy Philadelphus to carry out the task of translation. The term "Septuagint" means seventy in Latin, and the text is so named to the credit of these 70 scholars.

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