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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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

Reading excellent, only concern is the binding

User Review  - Rhonda - Christianbook.com

I am so grateful for this Bible. I realize there are many words with a different translation than KJV and as we know, WORDS are very important. Especially in the Lord`s prayer. This is a magnificent ... 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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