Greek names of the books of OT

Christopher Hutson crhutson at salisbury.net
Mon Jan 18 11:26:18 EST 1999



"Bong" asked"

>I got a morph-coded version of the Septuagint in a gopher site, and
wish 
>to transform the content to Greek by applying Greek fonts. But the
site 
>doesn't containt the names of the books, nor do I have a printed
version 
>of it, so can anyone tell me how the greek names of the OT books are 
>written?
>


Here are the names of the books as listed in Rahlfs' Septuaginta,
editio minor, along with their English equivalents.  Hope this helps. 


Now, who is "Bong"? 

XPIC

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Christopher R. Hutson
          Hood Theological Seminary
          Salisbury, NC  28144
crhutson at salisbury.net
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LXX	                	English

GENESIS	        	    Genesis
ECODOS	             	Exodus
LEUITIKON	          	Leviticus
ARIQMOI	            	Numbers
DEUTERONOMION	      	Deuteronomy
	
IHSOUS	         	    Joshua
KRITAI	             	Judges
ROUQ	               	Ruth
BASILEIWN A	        	1 Samuel
BASILEIWN B	        	2 Samuel
BASILEIWN G	        	1 Kings
BASILEIWN D	         2 Kings

PARALEIPOMENWN A	    1 Chronicles
PARALEIPOMENWN B    	2 Chronicles
ESDRAS A		           2 Chronicles 35-36; Ezra
ESDRAS B		           Ezra-Nehemiah

ESQHR	              	Esther
IOUDIQ	             	Judith
TWBIT	              	Tobit

MAKKABAIWN A	        1 Maccabees
MAKKABAIWN B	       	2 Maccabees
MAKKABAIWN G		       3 Maccabees
MAKKABAIWN D		       4 Maccabees

YALMOI	             	Psalms
WDAI											    		Odes
PAROIMIAI	          	Proverbs
EKKLHSIASTHS	       	Ecclesiastes
ASMA	               	Song of Songs
IWB	                	Job
SOFIA SALWMWNOS      Wisdom of Solomon
SOFIA SIRAX	        	Wisdom of Sirach
YALMOI SOLOMWNTOS   	Psalms of Solomon

WSHE	               	Hosea
AMWS	               	Amos
MIXAIAS	            	Micah
IWHL	               	Joel
ABDIOU	              Obadiah	
IWNAS	              	Jonah
NAOUM	              	Nahum
ABAKOUM	            	Habakkuk
SOFONIAS	           	Zephaniah
AGGAIOS	            	Haggai
ZAXARIAS	           	Zacchariah
MALAXIAS	           	Malachi
HSAIAS	             	Isaiah
IEREMIAS	           	Jeremiah
BAROUX	             	Baruch
QRHNOI	             	Lamentations
EPISTOLH           		Epistle of Jeremiah
IEZEKIHL	           	Ezekiel
SOUSANNA		           Sussana
DANIHL	             	Daniel
BHL KAI DRAKWN		     Bel and the Dragon



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