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Versions of the Bible

also known as “translations of the Holy Scriptures

The word “version” is not found in the Bible, but this encyclopedia frequently references various ancient and modern versions of the Bible.

Editor’s Note: This article is not yet completed; it is a work in progress.

English versions

Early Aramaic translations—the Targumim (Targums)

Early Syriac versions (a dialect of Aramaic)


Early Greek versions

Early Latin versions

Other ancient versions

There are several other ancient versions which are of importance to Biblical critics, but which we need not mention in detail, such as the…

Article Version: April 24, 2021


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