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The NIV – New International Version

The NIV is nothing new, being published in 1978 the “bible” is based on the Greek text of none other than Nestle-Aland Greek New Testament and as I understand it the Old Testament comes from the following: Biblia Hebraica The Masoretic Text The Dead Sea scrolls The Samaritan Pentateuch Aquila Symmachus Theodotion The Latin Vulgate […]

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The Scriptures (TS98) sources of the Old Testament

According to the preface of “The Scriptures”: THE TANAË (Pre-Second Writings Scripture, commonly called The Old Testament): The Tana¿ in this translation is based on the Masoretic Hebrew and Aramaic text of the Scriptures, printed in the 1937 edition of Rudolph Kittel’s Biblia Hebraica. This is based on the ben Asher text of Leningrad, B […]

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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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