The Bible in Greek

Collection ID

BIB.005024

Type

Bible - Printed Book

Date

2014

Geography

California (United States)

Language

Greek (Koine)

Medium

Printed on paper

Dimensions

9.1 × 6.7 × 1.6 in. (23 × 17 × 4 cm)

Exhibit Location

On view in The History of the Bible, Ta Biblia


This modern printing of a Greek Bible includes the Septuagint Old Testament and Patriarchal 1904 New Testament, which are authorized texts for the Orthodox Church. The Septuagint is an early and important Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible, which is used as the basis for the Old Testament in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Greek is also the original language of the New Testament.

Printed in 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Scotts Valley, California; Purchased in 2016 by Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.

description

This modern printing of a Greek Bible includes the Septuagint Old Testament and Patriarchal 1904 New Testament, which are authorized texts for the Orthodox Church. The Septuagint is an early and important Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible, which is used as the basis for the Old Testament in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Greek is also the original language of the New Testament.


provenance

Printed in 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Scotts Valley, California; Purchased in 2016 by Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.


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