Deuteronomy - 200 BCE. In the Septuagint, the phrase a copy...

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Deuteronomy Context Deuteronomy is the fifth and final book of the Torah or Pentateuch. The word Deuteronomy means “second law”; better to think in terms of “repetition” since much of the book is a repetition of material presented earlier in the Torah. The English title results from a translation made in the Septuagint [LXX], ca.
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Unformatted text preview: 200 BCE. In the Septuagint, the phrase a copy of this law in Dt. 17:18, was rendered deuteronomion. Basic theme is renewal of the covenant. Literary: The book is presented as three speeches made by Moses to the people of Israel just before their crossing over into the Promised Land Physical the plains of Moab....
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