What does the word septuagint mean?

Usage examples for septuagint

  1. Little importance, however, can be attached to the order of the books in the Septuagint; because the work was done at different times by different persons. – The Canon of the Bible by Samuel Davidson
  2. This translation was made about 286 B. C., according to Jewish tradition, and is known as the Septuagint version. – Studies in Old Testament History by Jesse L. Hurlbut
  3. He immediately ordered the printing of the Septuagint copy of the Bible in the royal collection. – The Reformed Librarie-Keeper (1650) by John Dury