Holy Bible: From the Ancient Eastern Text

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Harper Collins, May 8, 1985 - Religion - 1264 pages
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This handsome new edition of the authoritative English translation of the Aramaic (Syriac) Old and New Testaments--the language of Jesus--clarifies difficult passages and offers fresh insight on the Bible's message.

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Bibles gives insight from another language.

User Review  - bill - Christianbook.com

This Bible is a translation of the Aramaic of the Peshitta. Many Bibles today including KJV and other modern translations use words in their translation that are not in the original Greek texts. Jesus ... Read full review

Most excellent Bible!

User Review  - hija del rey - Christianbook.com

I looove getting the bona fide text from the original language Jesus spoke!!! Sheds so much light on vague or indecipherable texts! Excellent insights into the eastern culture through footnotes, too! Thanks a bazillion, George!!! Read full review

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George M. Lamsa brings to this work a lifetime of scholarship and translation of the Eastern manuscripts of the Bible. He was raised in Assyria; during his lifetime he translated The Holy Bible from the Aramaic of the Peshitta and authored over twenty books illuminating the original meaning of Scripture.

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