Septuagint

Daily readings from the Septuagint

Saturday 24 October

9 ἐθέμην δὲ αὐτῇ νέφος ἀμφίασιν,

ὁμίχλῃ δὲ αὐτὴν ἐσπαργάνωσα

Ἰώβ 38:9


Friday 23 October

8ἔφραξα δὲ θάλασσαν πύλαις,

ὅτε ἐμαίμασσεν ἐκ κοιλίας μητρὸς αὐτῆς ἐκπορευομένη·

Ἰώβ 38:8


Thursday 22 October

7ὅτε ἐγενήθησαν ἄστρα,

ᾔνεσάν με φωνῇ μεγάλῃ πάντες ἄγγελοί μου.

Ἰώβ 38:7


Wednesday 21 October

6 ἐπὶ τίνος οἱ κρίκοι αὐτῆς πεπήγασιν;

τίς δέ ἐστιν ὁ βαλών λίθον γωνιαῖον ἐπ᾽ αὐτῆς;

Ἰώβ 38:6

κρίκοι - ring

πεπήγασιν - perfect participle from πήγνυμι, I stick or fix in, join together

γωνιαῖον - on the angle


Tuesday 20 October

5 τίς ἔθετο τὰ μέτρα αὐτῆς, εἰ οἶδας;

ἤ τίς ὁ ἐπαγαγὼν σπαρτίον ἐπ᾽ αὐτῆς;

Ἱώβ 38:5


Monday 19 October

3 ζῶσαι ὥσπερ ἀνήρ τήν ὀσφύν σου,

ἐρωτήσω δέ σε, σύ δέ μοι ἀποκρίθητι

Ἰώβ 38:3

ζῶσαι - 2nd person singular aorist imprative from ζώννυμι, I gird

ὀσφύν - waist

ἐρωτήσω - 3rd person singular future from ἐρωτάω, I ask


Sunday 18 October - 19th after Trinity

1 Μετά δέ τὸ παύσασθαι Ελιουν τῆς λέξεως εἶπεν ὁ κύριος τῷ Ιωβ διά λαίλαπος καὶ νεφῶν 2 Τίς οὗτος ὁ κρύπτων με βουλήν, συνέχων δὲ ῥήματα ἐν καρδίᾳ, ἐμέ δὲ οἴεται κρύπτειν;

Ἰώβ 38:1 - 2

Ελιουν - Elihu

λαίλαπος - whirlwind, storm, hurricane

νεφῶν - cloud

συνέχων - present participle from συνέχω, I hold together, sustain

οἴεται - 3rd person singular present from οἴομαι, Ι think, suppose, expect


Saturday 17 October

12 ἀπὸ ἐνταλμάτων αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐ μή παρέλθω, ἐν δὲ κόλπῳ μου ἔκρυψα ῥήματα αὐτοῦ.

Ἲώβ 23:12

ἐνταλμάτων - commandment

παρέλθω - 1st person singular aorist subjunctive from παρέρχομαι, I transgress, disobey, neglect

κόλπῳ - bosom, breast, chest


Friday 16 October

11 ἐξελεύσομαι δέ ἐν ἐντάλμασιν αὐτοῦ· ὁδούς γὰρ αὐτοῦ ἐφύλαξα καὶ οὐ μή ἐκκλίνω.

Ἰώβ 23:11

ἐξελεύσομαι - 1st person singular from ἐξέρχομαι, I go out

ἐντάλμασιν - commandment

ἐφύλαξα - 1st person singular present from φυλάσσω, I watch, guard, defend

ἐκκλίνω - 1st person singular aorist subjunctive from ἐκκλίνω, I turn away


Thursday 15 October

9 ἀριστερά ποιήσαντος αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐ κατέσχον· *περιβαλεῖ δεξιά, καὶ οὐκ ὄψομαι.‡ 10 οἶδεν γὰρ ἤδη ὁδόν μου, διέκρινεν δέ με ὥσπερ τὸ χρυσίον.
Ἰώβ 23:9 - 10


Wednesday 14 October

7 ἀλήθεια γάρ καὶ ἔλεγχος παρ᾽ αὐτοῦ, ἐξαγάγοι δὲ εἰς τέλος τὸ κρίμα μου. 8 εἰς γάρ πρῶτα πορεύσομαι καὶ οὐκέτι εἰμί· τὰ δέ ἐπ᾽ ἐσχάτοις τί οἶδα;
Ιώβ 23 7 - 8

ἔλεγχος - proof

ἐξαγάγοι - 3rd person singular aorist optative from ἄγω, I lead, bring

ἐσχάτοις 


Tuesday 13 October

5γνῴην δὲ ῥήματα, ἅ μοι ἐρεῖ, αἰσθοίμην δὲ τίνα μοι ἀπαγγελεῖ. 6καὶ εἰ ἐν πολλῇ ἰσχύι ἐπελεύσεταί μοι, εἶτα ἐν ἀπειλῇ μοι οὐ χρήσεται·
Ἰώβ 23:5 - 6


Monday 12 October

3 τίς δ᾽ ἄρα γνοίη ὅτι εὕροιμι αὐτὸν καὶ ἔλθοιμι εἰς τέλος; 4 εἴποιμι δὲ ἐμαυτοῦ κρίμα, τὸ δὲ στόμα μου ἐμπλήσαιμι ἐλέγχων·
Ιώβ 23:3 - 4


Sunday 11 October - 18th after Trinity

1 Ὑπολαβὼν δὲ Ιωβ λέγει 2 Καὶ δὴ οἶδα ὅτι ἐκ χειρός μου ἡ ἔλεγξίς ἐστιν, καὶ ἡ χεὶρ αὐτοῦ βαρεῖα γέγονεν ἐπ᾽ ἐμῷ στεναγμῷ.
Ιώβ 23:1 - 2


Saturday 10 October

24ἕνεκεν τούτου καταλείψει ἄνθρωπος τὸν πατέρα αὐτοῦ καὶ τὴν μητέρα αὐτοῦ καὶ προσκολληθήσεται πρὸς τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ, καὶ ἔσονται οἱ δύο εἰς σάρκα μίαν.
Γένεσις 2:24


Friday 9 October

23καὶ εἶπεν Αδαμ Τοῦτο νῦν ὀστοῦν ἐκ τῶν ὀστέων μου καὶ σὰρξ ἐκ τῆς σαρκός μου· αὕτη κληθήσεται γυνή, ὅτι ἐκ τοῦ ἀνδρὸς αὐτῆς ἐλήμφθη αὕτη.
Γένεσις 2:23


Thursday 8 October

22καὶ ᾠκοδόμησεν κύριος ὁ θεὸς τὴν πλευράν, ἣν ἔλαβεν ἀπὸ τοῦ Αδαμ, εἰς γυναῖκα καὶ ἤγαγεν αὐτὴν πρὸς τὸν Αδαμ.
Γένεσις 2:22


Wednesday 7 October

21καὶ ἐπέβαλεν ὁ θεὸς ἔκστασιν ἐπὶ τὸν Αδαμ, καὶ ὕπνωσεν· καὶ ἔλαβεν μίαν τῶν πλευρῶν αὐτοῦ καὶ ἀνεπλήρωσεν σάρκα ἀντ᾽ αὐτῆς.
Γένεσις 2:21


Tuesday 6 October

20 Καὶ ἐκάλεσεν Αδαμ ὀνόματα πᾶσιν τοῖς κτήνεσιν καὶ πᾶσι τοῖς πετεινοῖς τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ πᾶσι τοῖς θηρίοις τοῦ ἀγροῦ, τῷ δὲ Αδαμ οὐχ εὑρέθη βοηθὸς ὅμοιος αὐτῷ.
Γένεσις 2:20

κτήνεσιν - animal

πετεινοῖς - birds

εὑρέθη - 3rd person singular aorist passive from εὑρίσκω, I find

βοηθὸς - helper


Monday 5 October

19 καὶ ἔπλασεν ὁ θεὸς ἔτι ἐκ τῆς γῆς πάντα τὰ θηρία τοῦ ἀγροῦ καὶ πάντα τὰ πετεινὰ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ἤγαγεν αὐτὰ πρὸς τὸν Αδαμ ἰδεῖν, τί καλέσει αὐτά, καὶ πᾶν, ὃ ἐὰν ἐκάλεσεν αὐτὸ Αδαμ ψυχὴν ζῶσαν, τοῦτο ὄνομα αὐτοῦ.
Γένεσις 2:19

ἔπλασεν - 3rd person singular aorist from πλάσσω, I form, mould

θηρία - animal, beast

πετεινὰ - birds


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