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The Bible in translation : ancient and English versions

Author: Bruce M Metzger
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2001.
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Outlines the historical development of biblical translation, including analyses of over fifty versions of the Bible.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce M Metzger
ISBN: 0801022827 9780801022821
OCLC Number: 47100891
Description: 200 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Ancient Versions --
Ancient Versions of the Old Testmament Made for the Use of Jews --
The Septuagint --
The Jewish Targums --
Ancient Versions Intended Chiefly for Christians --
The Syriac Versions --
The Latin Versions --
The Coptic Versions --
The Gothic Version --
The Armenian Version --
The Georgian Version --
The Ethiopic Version --
The Arabic Versions --
The Sogdian Version --
The Old Church Slavonic Version --
The Nubian Version --
English Versions --
English Bibles before the King James Version --
The Beginnings of the English Bible --
The Wycliffite Bible (1382; 1388) --
Tyndale and the First Printed English New Testament (1526) --
Coverdale and the First Complete Printed Bible in English (1535) --
Matthew's Bible (1537) --
Taverner's Bible (1539) --
The Great Bible (1539) --
Edmund Becke's Bibles (1549; 1551) --
The Geneva Bible (1560) --
The Bishops' Bible (1568) --
The Rheims-Douay Bible (1582-1610) --
The King James Bible (1611) --
Between the King James Bible and the Revised Version --
Edward Harwood's New Testament (1768) --
Charles Thomson's Bible (1808) --
Noah Webster's Bible (1833) --
Julia E. Smith's Bible (1876) --
The British Revised Version (1881-85) and the American Standard Version (1901) --
Early Modern-Speech Versions --
The Twentieth Century New Testament (1901; 1904) --
Weymouth's New Testament in Modern Speech (1903) --
Moffatt's Translation of the Bible (1913; 1924-25) --
Smith and Goodspeed's American Translation (1923; 1927) --
The Revised Standard Version (1952) --
The Jerusalem Bible (1966).
Responsibility: Bruce M. Metzger.

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Outlines the historical development of biblical translation, including analyses of over fifty versions of the Bible.

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