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Bible translations

Bible translations

As of September 2020 the full Bible has been translated into 704 languages, the New Testament has been translated into an additional 1,551 languages and Bible portions or stories into 1,160 other languages. Thus at least some portions of the Bible have been translated into 3,415 languages.

Early translators rendered Dating jehovahs witnesses texts into for example,and languages. Since then, the Bible has been translated into. In some cases, different translations have been used as evidence for or have been motivated by doctrinal differences. From the 6th century to the 10th century AD, Jewish scholars, today known ascompared the text of all known in an effort to create a unified, standardized text. A series of highly similar texts eventually emerged, and any of these texts are known as MT.

The Masoretes also added vowel points called to the text, since the original text contained. This sometimes required dating jehovahs witnesses selection of an interpretation; since some words differ only in their vowels their meaning can vary in accordance with the vowels chosen. In antiquity, variant Hebrew readings existed, some of which have survived in the and other ancient fragments, as well as being attested in ancient versions in other languages.

Dating jehovahs witnesses autographs, the Greek written by the original authors, have not survived. Scholars surmise the original Greek text from the dating jehovahs witnesses that do survive. The three main textual traditions of the Greek New Testament are sometimes called thetheand the. Most variants among dating jehovahs witnesses manuscripts are minor, such as alternative spelling, alternative word order, dating jehovahs witnesses presence or absence of an optional definite article "the"and so on.

Occasionally, a major variant happens when a portion of a text was missing or for other reasons. Examples of major variants are thethetheand the. The discovery of older manuscripts which belong to the Alexandrian text-type, including the 4th-century andled scholars to revise their view about the dating jehovahs witnesses Greek text.

Early manuscripts of the and other New Testament writings show whatsoever. The was added later by other editors, according to their own understanding of the text. The ascribes the translation effort to r. The Septuagint LXXthe very first translation of the intolater became the accepted text of the in the Christian church and the basis of its.

The translation now known as the Septuagint was widely used by Greek-speaking Jews, and dating jehovahs witnesses by Christians. It differs somewhat dating jehovahs witnesses the later standardized Hebrew. Versions of the Septuagint contain several passages and whole books not included in the Masoretic texts of the. In some cases these additions were originally composed in Greek, while in other cases they are translations of Hebrew books or of Hebrew variants not present in the Masoretic texts.

Recent discoveries have shown that more of the Septuagint additions have a Hebrew origin than previously thought. In addition, he included three anonymous translations of the Psalms the Quinta, Sexta and Septima. His eclectic recension of the Septuagint had a significant influence on the Old Testament text in several important manuscripts.

The canonical was formally established by Bishop in 350 although it had been generally accepted by the church previouslyconfirmed by the in 363 both lacked theand later established by in 367 with Revelation addedand 's Latin translation dates to between AD 382 and 405. Christian translations also tend to be based upon the Hebrew, though some dating jehovahs witnesses prefer the Septuagint or may cite variant readings from both.

Bible translations incorporating modern textual criticism usually begin with the masoretic text, but also take into account possible variants from all available ancient versions. The of the Christian is inand nearly all translations are based upon the Greek text. The Bible into in the 4th century by a group of scholars, possibly under the supervision of. In the 5th century, translated the Bible using the invented by him.

Also dating from the same period are the,and translations. In 331, the commissioned to deliver fifty Bibles for the Church of Constantinople. Little else is known, though there is plenty of speculation. For dating jehovahs witnesses, it is speculated that this may have provided motivation forand thatand are examples of these Bibles.

Together with thethese are the earliest extant Christian Bibles. When ancient scribes copied earlier books, they wrote notes on the margins of the page marginal to correct their text—especially if a scribe accidentally omitted a word or line—and to comment about the text. When later scribes were copying the copy, they were sometimes uncertain if a note was intended to dating jehovahs witnesses included as part of the text.

Over time, different regions evolved different versions, each with its own assemblage of omissions, additions, and variants mostly in. The earliest surviving complete manuscript of the entire Bible in Latin is thea Latin Vulgate edition produced in 8th-century England at the double monastery of. During thetranslation, particularly of the Old Testament was discouraged. Nevertheless, there are some fragmentarynotably a lost translation of the into Old English by the Venerablewhich is said to have been prepared shortly before his death around the year 735.

An version of the gospel of Matthew dates to 748. The translation into was started in 863 by. These included passages from the and thewhich he prefixed to a code of laws he promulgated around this time. In approximately 990, a full and freestanding version dating jehovahs witnesses the four Gospels in idiomatic Old English appeared, in the ; these are called the. Around the same time, a compilation now called the appeared with the first six or, in one version, seven books of the Old Testament.

The and Tarragona 1234 outlawed possession of such renderings. There is evidence of some vernacular translations being permitted while others were being scrutinized. The complete Bible was translated into Old French in the late 13th century. Parts of this translation were included in editions of the popular Dating jehovahs witnesses historiale, and there is no evidence of this translation being suppressed by the Church.

The entire Bible was translated into Czech around 1360. The most notable1383based on the Vulgate, was banned by the Oxford Synod in 1408. The Hungarian appeared in 1416. In 1478, a Catalan translation was made in the dialect of. Many parts of the Bible were printed by in his translation of theand in Speculum Vitae Christi. He occasionally added a Greek translation of the Latin Vulgate for parts that did not exist in the Greek manuscripts.

He produced four later editions of this text. Erasmus was Roman Catholic, but his preference for the manuscripts rather than the led some church authorities to view him with suspicion. During 1517 and 1519 printed a translation of the Bible in in twenty-two books.

In 1521, dating jehovahs witnesses placed under theand he retired to the. During his time there, he translated the New Testament from Greek into German. It was printed in September 1522. The first complete Dutch Bible, partly based on the existing portions of Luther's translation, was printed in in 1526 by. The first printed edition with noting variant readings among the manuscripts was produced by the printer of Paris in 1550.

The Greek text of this edition and of those of Erasmus became known as the Latin for "received text"a name given to it in the edition of 1633, which termed it as the text nunc ab omnibus receptum "now received by all".

The use of numbered chapters and dating jehovahs witnesses was not introduced until the Middle Ages and later. The system used in English was developed by Stephanus of Paris see Later critical editions incorporate ongoing scholarly research, including discoveries dating jehovahs witnesses Greek papyrus fragments from near Alexandria, Egypt, that date in some cases within a few decades of the original New Testament writings.

Today, most critical editions dating jehovahs witnesses the Greek New Testament, such as Dating jehovahs witnesses andconsider the Alexandrian text-type corrected by papyri, to be the Greek text that is closest to the original autographs. Their apparatus includes the result of votes among scholars, ranging from certain {A} to doubtful {E}, on which variants best preserve the original Greek text of the New Testament. Critical editions that rely primarily on the Alexandrian text-type inform nearly all modern translations and revisions of older translations.

For reasons of tradition, however, some translators prefer to use the Textus Receptus for the Greek text, or use the which is similar to it but is a critical edition that relies on earlier manuscripts of the Byzantine text-type. Among these, some argue that the Byzantine tradition contains scribal additions, but these later interpolations preserve the orthodox interpretations of the biblical text—as part of the ongoing Christian experience—and in this sense are authoritative.

Distrust of the textual basis of modern translations has contributed to the. The churches of the translated the Greek of the Textus Receptus to produce Bibles, such as the German 1522the Polish 1563the Spanish "Biblia del Oso" in English: Bible of the Bear, 1569 which later became the Bible upon its first revision in 1602, the Czech 1549 and 1579-1593 and numerous English translations of the Bible. Tyndale's unfinished work, cut short by his execution, was supplemented by and published under a pseudonym to create thethe first complete English translation of the Bible.

Attempts at an "authoritative" English Bible for the would include the of 1538 also relying on Coverdale's workthe of 1568, and the Authorized Version the of 1611, the last of which would become a standard for English speaking Christians for several centuries.

The first complete French Bible was a translation bypublished in 1530 in. The of 1531 and the of dating jehovahs witnesses both appearing in portions throughout the 1520s were an important part of the.

The first English translations of 15301531153315331534 and 1534were executed by the Protestant Bible translator in. In 1535 Myles Coverdale published the first complete also in. By 1578 both Old and New Testaments were translated to by the writer and theologian. The work was not printed until 1583. The thus became the 12th nation in the world with a complete Bible in their language.

The translation of the New Testament was based on the work by Dalmatin's mentor, the Protestantwho published the translation of the already in 1555 and the entire testament by parts until 1577. Following the distribution of a Welsh New Testament and Prayer Book to every parish Church in Wales in 1567, translated byWelsh became the 13th language into which the whole Bible had been translated in 1588, through a translation by William Morgan, the bishop of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant.

On 29 November 1965, instituted the Pontifical Commission for the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, in order to prepare a new translation from, andto. The result was thepromulgated by Pope in 1979. The purpose was to achieve more precision and clarity in the texts, and to remove the errors and obscure passages that were present in the version ofknown as the. The Dating jehovahs witnesses Bible Societies announced that as of 31 December 2007 the complete Bible was available in 438 languages, 123 of which included the deuterocanonical material as well as the and New Testament.

Either the Tanakh or the New Testament was available in an additional 1,168 languages, in some kind of translations, like the interlinear -by-morpheme translation e.

In 1999, Wycliffe Bible Translators announced Vision 2025—a project that intends to commence Bible translation in every remaining language community by 2025. It was realised that, at the rates of Bible translation at that point, it would take until at least 2150 until Bible translation began in every language that was needing a translation.

Since the launch of Vision 2025, Bible translation efforts have increased dramatically, in large part due to the technology that is now available. Due to the increase, at current rates, Bible translation will begin in every language dating jehovahs witnesses 2038, thus being 112 years faster. As of October 2019, they estimated that around 171 million people spoke those 2,115 languages where translation work still needs to begin. In total, there are 3,969 languages without any bible translation at all, but many of these are likely to never need a Bible because they are very similar to other languages, or spoken by very few speakers.

Joel Hoffman, disagree with this classification. As andthe original languages of the Bible, like all languages, have some and conceptsthere is in some cases an ongoing critical tension about whether it is better to give a word for word translation or to give a translation that gives a parallel idiom in the target language. For instance, in the,which are the English language translations, as well as translations like thethethethethetheand the are seen dating jehovahs witnesses more literal translations or "word for word"whereas translations like the and sometimes attempt to give relevant parallel idioms.

The further away one gets from word for dating jehovahs witnesses translation, the easier the text becomes to read while relying more on the theological, linguistic or cultural understanding of the translator, which one would not normally expect a lay reader to require. On the other hand, as one gets closer to a word for word translation, the text becomes more literal but still relies on similar problems of meaningful translation dating jehovahs witnesses the word level and makes it difficult for lay readers to interpret due to their unfamiliarity with ancient idioms and other historical and cultural contexts.

Some translations of the Bible, produced by single churches or groups of churches, may be seen as subject to a point of view by the translation committee. For example, theproduced byprovides different renderings where verses in other Bible translations support the deity of Christ. The NWT also translates kurios as "" rather than "Lord" when quoting Hebrew passages that used YHWH. The authors believe that Jesus would have used God's name and not the customary kurios.

On this basis, the anonymous New World Bible Dating jehovahs witnesses Committee inserted Jehovah into the New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scriptures New Testament a total of 237 times while the New World Translation of the Dating jehovahs witnesses Scriptures Old Testament uses Jehovah a total of 6,979 times to a grand total of 7,216 in the entire 2013 Revision New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures while previous revisions such as the 1984 revision were a total of 7,210 times while dating jehovahs witnesses 1961 revision were a total of 7,199 times.

A number of e. Other translations are distinguished by smaller but distinctive doctrinal differences. For example, theby translation and explanatory footnotes, promoting the position that Christians should not drink alcohol, that New Testament references to "wine" are translated as "grape juice".

One very famous example of this is to thewhich some scholars argue to be a Greek translation of an Aramaic hymn. Retrieved 18 December 2020.

Uriel Simon, HaMachon L'Yahadut U'Machshava Bat-Z'mananu and Dvir, Tel-Aviv, 1979. Revised by Gordon M. Harvard University Press, 1956. Introduction F, N-2, p. In McDonald, Lee Martin; Sanders, James A. The New Testament and at least some of the Old Testament was translated into in the 4th century by.

In the 5th century, translated the Bible into. Also dating from the same period are the, and translations. In his City of God 18. Augustine thus indicates that this name for the Greek translation of the scriptures was a recent development. The as of 2001 standard introductory work on the Septuagint. Dines, The Septuagint, Michael A. The Gothic Version of the Gospels and Pauline Epistles: Cultural background, dating jehovahs witnesses and character. Manuscripts of the Greek Bible: An Introduction to Paleography Oxford University Press, 1981 cf.

Greenslade, The Cambridge History of the Bible: The West, from the Reformation to the Present Day. Retrieved 14 May 2022. Retrieved 26 October 2019. Retrieved 26 October 2019. When discussing "Restoring the Divine Name," the New World Bible Translation Committee states: "To know where the divine name was replaced by the Greek words Κύριος and Θεός, we have determined where the inspired Christian writers have quoted verses, passages and expressions from the Hebrew Scriptures and then we dating jehovahs witnesses referred back to the Hebrew text to ascertain whether the divine name appears there.

In this way we determined the identity to give Kyʹri·os and The·osʹ and the personality with which to clothe them. We have looked for agreement from the Hebrew versions to confirm our rendering. Discusses some pitfalls in interpreting and translating the.

Do Jehovahs Witnesses date?

Jehovahs Witnesses who seek love as a couple (JW dating) consider dating as a pre-marriage step. Therefore, a single Jehovahs Witness tries to make dating honorable in the sight of Jehovah God. An unmarried Jehovahs Witness who seeks true love does not engage in dating just for fun.

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Whats it like to be married to a Jehovahs Witness?

They have been married for 12 years. Both have been Jehovahs Witnesses since they were young. They spend 40 hours per week doing missionary work, preferably side-by-side. Its great, says Stefanie. They are nice, peaceful people.

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How do Jehovahs Witnesses find a partner?

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Do Jehovah’s Witnesses believe in dating?

( Matthew 19:6) Because Jehovah’s Witnesses consider dating to be a step toward marriage, we view it seriously. Dating is only for those old enough for marriage. Such ones are “past the bloom of youth,” or have passed the peak surge of sexual desire.​— 1 Corinthians 7:​36.

Do Jehovah’s Witnesses celebrate birthdays?

( Luke 15:22-25; Acts 20:35) Jehovah’s Witnesses enjoy giving gifts and having good times together throughout the year. However, the only two birthday celebrations mentioned in the Bible involved people who were not true believers.

How many times a year do Jehovahs Witnesses meet?

Twice each year, Witnesses from a number of congregations that form a circuit gather for a one-day assembly. Larger groups of congregations meet once a year for a three-day regional convention, usually at rented stadiums or auditoriums.

Can a Jehovah’s witness get married?

As a Jehovah’s Witness, remaining in good standing was everything and it involved more than following the bible’s commandments. Single people seeking to get married had to be very careful that their choice of dating partners reflected the organization’s values. For several reasons, I was not considered an ideal choice.

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