The Bible in Arabic

Collection ID

BIB.005026

Type

Bible - Printed Book

Date

2005

Geography

Beirut, (Lebanon)

Language

Arabic

Medium

Printed on paper

Dimensions

8.3 × 6.1 × 1.8 in. (21 × 15.5 × 4.5 cm)

Exhibit Location

On view in The History of the Bible, Ta Biblia


This printed Bible in Arabic contains a 39-book Old Testament and 27-book New Testament, as found in the standard Protestant tradition. In actuality, the Coptic biblical canon includes more books in the Old Testament, similar to other Catholic and Orthodox traditions, and the New Testament books are in a different order. There is currently no published version of the Bible that contains all canonical works of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

Printed in 2005 by Bible Society of the Middle East, Beirut, Lebanon. Acquired by 2016 by Fadel Iskander, Oklahoma; Donated in 2016 to Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.

description

This printed Bible in Arabic contains a 39-book Old Testament and 27-book New Testament, as found in the standard Protestant tradition. In actuality, the Coptic biblical canon includes more books in the Old Testament, similar to other Catholic and Orthodox traditions, and the New Testament books are in a different order. There is currently no published version of the Bible that contains all canonical works of the Coptic Orthodox Church.


provenance

Printed in 2005 by Bible Society of the Middle East, Beirut, Lebanon. Acquired by 2016 by Fadel Iskander, Oklahoma; Donated in 2016 to Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.


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