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A Comparative Psalter: Hebrew (Masoretic Text) · Revised Standard Version Bible · The New English Translation of the Septuagint · Greek John R. Kohlenberger III

A Comparative Psalter: Hebrew (Masoretic Text) · Revised Standard Version Bible · The New English Translation of the Septuagint · Greek

John R. Kohlenberger III

Published April 13th 2007
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288 pages
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Hebrew (Masoretic Text) · Revised Standard Version Bible · The New English Translation of the Septuagint · Greek (Septuagint) The Book of Psalms has occupied a central place in Jewish and Christian worship for millennia. This authoritative volumeMoreHebrew (Masoretic Text) · Revised Standard Version Bible · The New English Translation of the Septuagint · Greek (Septuagint) The Book of Psalms has occupied a central place in Jewish and Christian worship for millennia. This authoritative volume brings together the Psalms in a quartet of versions that is certain to be an invaluable resource for students of this core book of the Bible. The texts featured in A Comparative Psalter represent a progression of the text through time. The ancient Masoretic Hebrew and Revised Standard Version Bible are displayed on one page, while the New English Translation of the Septuagint and Ancient Greek Septuagint are on the facing page. The same set of verses is displayed for all four texts, making it easy to compare have rendered The Modern English versions included in this volume are noteworthy for their fidelity to the ancient texts. The first major translation of the Christian Scriptures from the original languages to be undertaken in centuries, the RSV debuted in 1952 to critical acclaim. It dramatically shaped the course of English Bible translation work in the latter half of the Twentieth Century, and remains the Bible of choice for many people. Meanwhile, the New English Translation of the Septuagint is the first work of its kind in a century and a half. This major project brings to the fore a wealth of textual discoveries that help illuminate the Book of Psalms for Twenty-first Century readers.