Examining differences between the Masoretic text and the Septuagint.
Isaiah 53 is often quoted in support of the belief that on the Cross, God poured out his wrath onto Jesus. It is claimed that the crushing of the Messiah was God the Father’s handiwork, and it pleased him to do so. Our English Bibles read this way, but are they consistent with the original text? What does it say in the Bible Jesus knew?
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Did you know that you can read the Septuagint online for free? A new English version has been made available. My only caveat is that it is very slightly “liberal” in some of the word choices. But that aside, it is a fantastic resource (although each book is a separate PDF).
Are you interested in Sola Scriptura, but have a sneaking suspicion that some church doctrines may go a little beyond the actual written word?
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