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the oldest Greek version of the Old Testament, traditionally said to have been translated by 70 or 72 Jewish scholars at the request of Ptolemy II: most scholars believe that only the Pentateuch was completed in the early part of the 3rd century b.c. and that the remaining books were translated in the next two centuries.
the principal Greek version of the Old Testament, including the Apocrypha, believed to have been translated by 70 or 72 scholars



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