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By Alec Gilmore

This Dictionary is designed to extend wisdom of Bible origins, introduce readers to the range of types and manuscripts that lie at the back of the regular English translation(s). It additionally offers, in alphabetical order, 'student notes' on texts, models, manuscripts, people, areas and terminology, protecting the origins of the Hebrew Bible, the recent testomony and the English Bible, together with fresh translations. in most cases, this booklet will facilitate a extra clever realizing of the Bible between lay humans via removal a few of the mystique and prejudices linked to it. Entries are actual, now not evaluative, and mirror modern biblical scholarship. this can be a convenient reference device for someone in any respect drawn to the Bible.

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Of the OT, three of the NT and one of the Apocrypha*, all in Greek. The earliest is a copy of Numbers and Deuteronomy, c. 120-50 CE. Large portions of Genesis, Isaiah, Ezekiel, Daniel and Esther are from the third century. The NT books, published 1933-51, are of special importance, four papyri in particular. e. Matthew, John, Luke, Mark, Acts), dates from the first half of the A Dictionary of the English Bible and its Origins third century, and consists of 30 of an original 110 leaves, 8 x 10 inches (wide), with small writing in a single broad column, 39 lines to a page.

Chairman of the Joint Committee for the NEB*, 1968, in succession to Alwyn PT. Williams*, and for the REB*, 1989. , a young German scholar, Tischendorf, found himself staying at St Catharine's Monastery* at the foot of Mt Sinai. There 'I discovered the pearl of all my researches. In visiting the library of the monastery... I perceived in the middle of the great hall a large and wide basket full of old parchments; and the librarian, who was a man of information, told me that two heaps of papers like these, mouldered by time, had been already committed to the flames.

Their decision not to include the Apocrypha* continued the controversy, dating from the Council of Trent* and the publication of the AV*, but changed in the mid- 1960s, as a result of which there is today considerable cooperation between Roman Catholics and Protestants in Bible translation. Member of The United Bible Societies*. Brooke, Alan England (1863-1939). Biblical scholar, Provost of King's Col- lege and Professor of Divinity, Cambridge. Joint editor (with Norman McLean*) of the Cambridge Septuagint*.

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