Genesis 1:15

καὶ ἔστωσαν εἰς φαῦσιν ἐν τῷ στερεώματι τοῦ οὐρανοῦ, ὥστε φαίνειν ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς. καὶ ἐγένετο οὕτως.

and let them be for light in the firmament of the heaven, so as to shine on the earth.” And it was so.

והיו למאורת ברקיע השׁמים להאיר על־הארץ ויהי־כן׃



Other Greek Versions

Gen 1:15 [Aquila of Sinope]
εις φωστηρας for Hebrew למאורת ; LXX εἰς φαῦσιν.
τω φαινειν for Hebrew להאיר; LXX ὥστε φαίνειν.


Septuagint Manuscripts

Gen 1:15 [Codex Alexandrinus (A) (5th century)]



LXX Editions:

  • Robert Holmes (1798)
  • Paul Anton de Lagarde (1868)
  • Tischendorf-Nestle (1880)
  • Henry Barclay Swete (1887)
  • Cambridge (Alan England Brooke & Norman McLean) (1906)
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