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Supporters of the "Christ used the Septuagint" theory often refer to early Christian writers (such as Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Cyril of Jerusalem and Augustine) as proof that Christ and the apostles used the Septuagint.
The writers quoted can all be found in either the Ante-Nicene or Post-Nicene Fathers.
Many Reformers and Lutherans wrote at great length refuting the validity of the Septuagint.
One Catholic lesson posted on the Internet states: "Me, I will trust the version of the Old Testament that was loved by Peter and Paul." This is in a lesson entitled "The Canon of the Bible and the Septuagint." The only reason given for accepting the Apocrypha is that Christ and the apostles quoted the Septuagint.
Of course, no one today believes that this story is actually true but still many base their doctrine of Scripture upon it. 222) said that "The Letter to Aristeas" has been doubted, then denied and that "now it has few, if any, defenders."One Bible Only?
(Roy Beacham and Kevin Bauder) calls it "a mixture of fact and fable" (p.29).
According to General Biblical Introduction: From God to Us (by H. The abbreviation is LXX." But why would Christ, when preaching to the Jews of Palestine, use a Greek version designed for the Greek speaking Jews of Alexandria Egypt?Take for example this quote, "Christ used the Septuagint frequently in His quotations and references to the Old Testament.The use of the Septuagint was widespread in Christ's day!It is easy to see why Roman Catholics and modernists are so devoted to the idea that Christ used the Septuagint!But why are so many evangelicals devoted to an idea for which they can not offer any proof ?