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Fourth Servant Song Septuagint: Devotional 2.52

The Septuagint version adds content and meaning not always present in the Masoretic. For example, the Greek sentence can read, “I will give the wicked [in exchange for] his burial and the rich [in exchange for his death]; for he practised no iniquity, nor craft with his mouth”. Further, the appearance of God inserting himself into the narrative in first person singular in both verses 8 and 9 establishes the fact of his being in charge of this whole situation concerning his Servant. … Continue readingFourth Servant Song Septuagint: Devotional 2.52