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Your (masculine singular) father


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Interestingly, the Steinsaltz Gemara on this segment comments The seventy-two Elders, in their translation of the word hare in the list of non-kosher animals, used the word δασύπους, dasupous, which literally means hairy-legged or roughfooted, instead of the standard term for hare, λαγός, lagos. They did so because the nickname of the founder of the ...


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In some contexts, it could mean "your family" or even "your heritage."


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Adding to @Aryeh's answer, Josephus wrote that the name of the High Priest at the time of the translation was Elazar (Antiquities XII:2:4-7): "Now when this had been done after so magnificent a manner, according to the king's inclinations, he gave order to Demetrius to give him in writing his sentiments concerning the transcribing of the Jewish books; ...


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