The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated from the Original Tongues; And with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised (Classic Reprint)

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Other translations of the Old Testament into Greek, were made A. D. From 128 to 200 It is generally believed that the church of'antioch was favoured with a Syrian version of the Bible, in the year 100. The Ethiopians, of Abys sinia, 'have'a version of the Bible, which they ascribe to Frumentius, of the fourth century. Chrysostom, who lived in the end of the fourth, and Theodoret who lived in the middle ofthe fifth century, both inform us, that'they had the Syrian, Indian, Persian, Armenian, Ethiopic, Scythian, and Samaritan versions. The ancient Egyptians had the Scriptures translated into their language. The Georgians have a version in their ancient language. The Old Testament, of all these versions, except the Syrian, is'taken from the Septuagint The famous Latin translation of the Bible called the Vulgate, which is now.

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