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Question 1: Until that time Greek was a major language of the Roman Empire and the language of the Church (except Syrian Orthodoxy which used the Syriac Peshitta and ________ which used the Geez).
Orthodox ChurchEthiopian Orthodox Tewahedo ChurchEritrean Orthodox Tewahedo ChurchArmenian Apostolic Church

Question 2: The Orthodox Church of Constantinople, the ________ and the Cypriot Orthodox Church continue to use it in their liturgy today, untranslated.
Ecumenical Patriarchate of ConstantinopleHistory of the Orthodox ChurchChurch of CyprusChurch of Greece

Question 3: For more information regarding these books, see the articles ________, Biblical canon, Books of the Bible, and Deuterocanonical books.
Old TestamentBible translationsBiblical apocryphaNew Testament

Question 4: For example the Books of Samuel and the ________ are in the Septuagint one book in four parts called "Of Reigns" (Βασιλειῶν).
Book of AmosBooks of KingsBook of DanielBooks of Chronicles

Question 5: In the second century, the Jewish community (See the Gospel According to the Hebrews and the Ebionites) began expressing a strong distrust of the Septuagint (see also ________) and eventually abandoned it.
BibleDevelopment of the Jewish Bible canonCouncil of JamniaBiblical canon

Question 6: ________'s Hexapla placed side by side six versions of the Old Testament, including the 2nd century Greek translations of Aquila of Sinope and Symmachus the Ebionite.
OrigenJeromeChurch FathersEarly Christianity

Question 7: The Council of Laodicea restricted readings in church to only the canonical books of the Old and ________.
JesusBibleGospelNew Testament

Question 8: The Tanakh is written in ________ and Biblical Aramaic, and is therefore also known as the Hebrew Bible (the text of the Jewish Bible is called the Masoretic, after the medieval Jewish rabbis who compiled it).
Biblical HebrewSamaritan Hebrew languageMishnaic HebrewHebrew language

Question 9: In the last few centuries before Christ Jewish scholars produced a translation of their scriptures in Greek, the common language of the Eastern portion of the Roman Empire since the conquests of ________.
Seleucid EmpirePtolemaic KingdomAlexander the GreatMacedonia (ancient kingdom)

Question 10: In the Septuagint, the ________ supplement Reigns and are called Paraleipoménon (Παραλειπομένων—things left out).
PsalmsBooks of ChroniclesBook of EzraBooks of Kings

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