Month: March 2012

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A Hebrew New Testament that actually says Virgin

EDIT: Actually the English on the side is only the ESV and not a direct translation of the Hebrew.   As you might know most bibles replace VIRGIN with YOUNG WOMAN or such. Especially “Jewish” versions such as the Complete Jewish Bible thereby denying important scripture. The Delitzsch’s translation of the New Testament into Hebrew actually […]

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Khaboris Codex

A 12 Century manuscript of the Peshitta. It actually is a complete version of the Peshitta but as mentioned 12th century. Containing 22 books it lacks the books of Revelation, III John, II Peter and Jude. Like other Peshitta versions it lacks these books as usual. The book of Hebrew is damaged in the Khaboris […]

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Codex Sinopensis

Also known as the Sinope Gospels. Why the name? The Sinope Gospels is a fragment of a 6th century illuminated Greek Gospel manuscript. The name comes from Sinope in Turkey. Codex Sinopensis is written on purple dyed vellum. Origin is probably Syria or Mesopotamia. It contains: Matthew 7:7-22; 11:5-12; 13:7-47; 13:54-14:4.13-20; 15:11-16:18; 17:2-24; 18:4-30; 19:3-10.17-25; 20:9-21:5; […]

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Bible Languages

People often site (or is that cite?) Hebrew, Greek, Aramic has the biblical languages but this is not totally correct. The true languages of the bible, desputed version or manuscripts and undisputed is Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Hebrew-Aramic, Syrian and Syrian-Aramic (not sure how to really say this one). Latin was used in the days of […]

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Sources of the New Living Translation according to the intro

This is according to the Introduction to the New Living Translation from the Tyndale Publishers themselves . This is the sources that were used to make the NLT.   Translation Philosophy and Methodology English Bible translations tend to be governed by one of two general translation theories. The first theory has been called “formal-equivalence,” “literal,” […]

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The Complete Jewish Bible

The Complete Jewish Bible is based on the Jewish Publication Society of America version of the Tanakh which itself was initiated by the Central Conference of American Rabbis which is based on Seligman Baeris translation of the Masoretic text. Exodus to Deuteronomy was the C.D. Ginsburg’s Hebrew text which is based on portions of the […]

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