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The versions and revisions of the Bible

an address delivered before the Salem County Bible Society
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1 According to the software program, Accordance, the KJV haswords in the 39 books of the Old Testament that are accepted by Protestants as canonical; the KJV haswords in the New comes out to a total ofwords, or 25, words shorter than the number provided by Scott.

(There arewords in the Apocrypha, the group of books. The New International Version (NIV) is a completely original translation of the Bible developed by more than one hundred scholars working from the best available Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts.

The initial vision for the project was provided by a single individual – an engineer working with General Electric in Seattle by the name of Howard. It becomes the Bible of the Protestant Reformation, more popular than the King James Version for decades after its original release.

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A.D. - The Bishop's Bible, a revision of the Great Bible, is introduced in England to compete with the popular but "inflammatory toward the institutional Church" Geneva Bible. Today, the version of the Bible that is used in official documents in Latin is the Nova Vulgata, a revision of the Vulgate.

[6] The original Bible text is, according to Catholics, "written by the inspired author himself and has more authority and greater weight than any, even the very best, translation whether ancient or modern". The New International Version (NIV) is an English translation of the Bible first published in by Biblica (formerly the International Bible Society).The NIV was published to meet the need for a modern translation done by Bible scholars using the earliest, highest quality manuscripts available.

Of equal importance was that the Bible be expressed in broadly understood modern. The Bible is the holy scripture of the Christian religion, purporting to tell the history of the Earth from its earliest creation to the spread of Christianity in. The NIV Bible was produced by more than one hundred scholars working from the best available Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts.

The NIV Bible was first published inwith revisions published in and You can browse the NIV Bible verses by using the chapters listed below, or use our free Bible search feature at the top of this page.

The Bible has been translated into many languages from the biblical languages of Hebrew, Aramaic and of October the full Bible has been translated into languages, the New Testament has been translated into an additional 1, languages and Bible portions or stories into 1, other languages.

Thus at least some portions of the Bible have been. Changes In The NIV and Other Modern Bible Versions The following table lists verses that have been changed in the seven most popular versions. THE SEVEN MOST POPULAR VERSIONS. Later revisions of Reina-Valera Bible in The versions and revisions of the Bible book, and began to omit the Apocrypha and substituted a more modern language translation.

The most commonly used Bible for Spanish-speaking Christians around the world is the revision. The Word of Promise Audio Bible - New King James Version, NKJV: Complete Bible Thomas Nelson Inc. out of 5 stars 2, Audible Audiobook. The New American Bible (With the Revised Book of Psalms and the Revised New Testament) World Bible Publishing St.

out of 5 stars Paperback. $ #8. Though books at this time were still written by scribes, the English printing of the Bible came later, the Guttenberg Bible being in German. In the early 40's, the two main English versions of the Holy Bible were the King James Version, published inand the Douay or Douay-Rheims Bible translated from the Latin Vulgate in and It includes the seven Deutero-Canonical books (also known as the Apocrypha).

History InEnglish exiles who were members of the college at Douai, in Flanders, founded by William (later Cardinal) Allen, began the work of preparing a Bible translation, which has become the foundation of nearly all English Catholic versions.

The Bishop's Bible: Bishop: Second authorized version of the English Bible. Went through several substantial revisions.

The King James Version: KJV: Also known as the "Authorized Version" or AV. Used the "Bishop's Bible" as its starting point. Underwent a substantial revision inwhere it took the basic form it has today. The. The NKJV was commissioned in by Thomas Nelson Publishers.

One-hundred-and-thirty respected Bible scholars, church leaders, and lay Christians worked for seven years with the goal of updating the vocabulary and grammar of the King James Version, while preserving the classic style of the of the version. The history of the Bible is fraught with revisions, wild interpretations, and massive overhauls.

Over the course of the last century, changes to the Bible have seen the book expand and retract like a 2,year-old accordion. To understand why so many variations of such an important book exist, you must remember that there is no "original Bible.".

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Question: "Has the Bible been corrupted, altered, edited, revised, or tampered with?" Answer: The books of the Old Testament were written from approximately BC to BC. The books of the New Testament were written from approximately AD 40 to AD So, anywhere between 3, and 1, years have passed since a book of the Bible was written.

Publication of any commentary or other Bible reference work produced for commercial sale that uses the English Standard Version must include written permission for use of the ESV text.

Permission requests that exceed the above guidelines must be directed to Good News Publishers, Attn: Bible Rights, Crescent Street, Wheaton, ILUSA. Choosing the right version of the Bible.

J by Joe Small. For centuries, American Protestants read the Authorized Version of the Bible (better known as the King James Version). In the mid-twentieth century a revision of the KJV appeared: The Revised Standard Version. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Later and modern versions: English: Knowledge of the pre-Wycliffite English renditions stems from the many actual manuscripts that have survived and from secondary literature, such as book lists, wills, citations by later authors, and references in polemical works that have preserved the memory of many a translation effort.

Revisions. Crossway published the first revision of the ESV text in The revision changed about words in total—improving grammar, consistency, and clarity.

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One notable change was made in Isaiah —the new text changing "wounded for our transgressions" to "pierced for our transgressions". Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Early versions: In the course of the 5th and 6th centuries bce, Aramaic became the official language of the Persian empire.

In the succeeding centuries it was used as the vernacular over a wide area and was increasingly spoken by the post-Exilic Jewish communities of Palestine and elsewhere in the Diaspora. See in Horne, vol.2, p He did not venture, however, to make a new version from the Hebrew of the book of Psalms, the constant use of which in the church service was a barrier to the substitution of a new translation.

He accordingly retained his second revision from the Septuagint, which is called the Gallican Psalter. Of the Apocryphal. Entire books have been written on the making of the King James Version of the Bible. Campbell’s scope is much bigger, though—devoting only a third of his book to the KJV’s creation.

In what he calls a “biography of a book,” Campbell traces the version’s entire history up towhich will mark the th anniversary of what may be Reviews:   But obviously not all books were left out of all versions.

This is the crux of my question. Obviously, not all versions of the Bible contain the same content nor the order of that content. So which version do you believe is to be interpreted literally and why.

Examples of Changes in Different Bible Versions. Bill Brinkworth.

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(KJV): “And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book. 2 To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, he that walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks: 2 I know thy works, and thy toil and patience, and that thou canst not bear evil men, and didst try them that call themselves apostles, and they are not, and didst find them false; 3 and thou hast patience and.

Both were King James Versions, with All 80 Books. AD: Jane Aitken's Bible (Daughter of Robert Aitken); The First Bible to be Printed by a Woman. AD: Noah Webster's Bible; After Producing his Famous Dictionary, Webster Printed his Own Revision of the King James Bible.

The Revised Standard Version has made a 50th Anniversary bow, with Oxford University Press' edition. The Cowhide edition is slim and flexible, with a good font, and appears to be Smyth-sewn.

This is the RSV with the revision of the New Testament. It is a text Bible, with no mapsthe only drawback to the Bible/5(12).

Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Texts and versions: The text of the Hebrew printed Bible consists of consonants, vowel signs, and cantillation (musical or tonal) marks. The two latter components are the product of the school of Masoretes (Traditionalists) that flourished in Tiberias (in Palestine) between the 7th and 9th centuries ce.There have been many revisions of the King James Bible ie.,and Some of them include marginal notes containing the chronology of Biblical events laid out by Archbishop James Ussher (), which dates Adam and Eve at B.C.

The revision is what we now presently know as the King James Version. King James Bible.Already installed on over million unique devices all over the world, the Bible App offers a free Bible experience for smartphones, tablets, and online at Our generous partners make it possible for us to offer 2, Bible versions in 1, languages for .