How to Compare the Septuagint to the Original Hebrew in Logos

This week’s post is centered on the following question I received from a Logos user:

I’m hoping you can help me with a frequent task: finding which Greek words (LXX) are used to translate a particular word in the Hebrew text. I’d like to know, for example, what Greek words the scholars chose to use in the LXX for “hesed,” which is so rich in meaning.

Even though not every Logos user will need this tip, the feature in the answer is a good trick to know if you venture into the original languages.

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Become a Bible Life Coach with Light University & Mobile Ed

Have you ever found yourself caring for a Christian in need? Do you often comfort others through difficult times, but struggle to find the right words? Do you have a passion for serving others but long for an opportunity to sharpen your skills?

Logos Mobile Education and Light University have designed a new program for Christians called to care for fellow believers and provide spiritual guidance. The Bible Life Coach and Soul Care Specialty Program will equip you with knowledge and skills to help others in their time of need.

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Last Chance: Save on These Commentaries in the Eschatology Sale

Whether you’re digging into views on the millennium or undertaking a study through the Major or Minor prophets, you’ll want to take a look at some of the commentaries featured in the Eschatology Sale. They’re all available for at least 30% off for just three more days. Here are just three of our most popular commentaries on sale.

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What I Wish I Had Known in Seminary

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Attending seminary can be a wonderfully challenging experience. But so many students enter their studies unprepared for the stress and hardships they might encounter. That’s why Danny Zacharias and Ben Forrest wrote Surviving and Thriving in Seminary. This academic and spiritual handbook provides advice on how to prepare your own heart and relationships, how to manage your time and energy, and how to acquire the study skills you need.

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3 Resources to Keep Your Resurrection Study Going

The resurrection is the defining event of the Christian faith, and a single Sunday a year just isn’t enough time to unpack its significance. Here are three resources to help you focus on the importance of the resurrection all year round. They’re all on sale until the end of the month, so pick them up at a great deal while you still can.

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A Biblical Tale of Courage You Just Might Need Courage to Teach


Moses’ encounter with God in Exodus 4:21–26 is arguably one of the strangest, most confusing events recorded in the Bible. In this passage, Moses is en route to Egypt—seemingly following God’s call to deliver the Israelites from Pharaoh’s vice-like grip. But then something shocking happens:

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3 Easy Ways to Connect with Mobile Ed and Top Biblical Scholars

Are you interested in engaging in daily discussions with top scholars? Are you interested in learning more and advancing your theological studies? Mobile Ed has lots of different ways to connect you with biblical and theological scholars. Here are just three ways to connect.

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Make Sense of the End Times with Dozens of Eschatology Resources

Few theological topics are as convoluted as eschatology. From the striking imagery in the book of Daniel to the triumphant return of Christ depicted in Revelation, biblical passages on the end times at once make us drop our jaws in awe—and scratch our heads in confusion.

To make matters worse, cvhurch history is littered with eschatology that is speculative, bizarre, and downright heretical. At times, there seems to be as many interpretations as there are interpreters.

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Get Quick Access to Your Highlighters with This Simple Trick

A Logos user emailed me the following question:

Is there any way to set up the highlighting feature of Logos to be part of the right click options in order to quickly be able to highlight key phrases while reading the Bible or other books without having to go “dig out” the highlighter function?

Since highlighting is a very popular feature with Logos this is a very appropriate question. Even though currently we can’t customize the context menu, we can create shortcuts to our favorite highlighting styles so we don’t have to “dig out” the highlighting tool each time we want to mark up text:

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What the Mystery of the Incarnation Teaches Us About Easter

The Christian faith is full of profound truths that defy human understanding. These grand mysteries point us to God’s greatness and goodness and, when contemplated, evoke awe and worship. At the center of our celebration of Easter are two of these mysteries, Jesus’ incarnation and resurrection. In this excerpt from The Majesty of Mystery, K. Scott Oliphint examines the relationship between these two mysteries to remind us of the glory and wonder of our God.

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