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Holy Bible: From the Ancient Eastern Text: George M. Lamsa's Translation… (1933)

by George M. Lamsa

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There are those who claim that this is the first complete Bible, and that it dates from the 1st or 2nd Century AD.
1 vote JWeatherly8 | Oct 18, 2008 |
This translation is so close to the KJV, that I must believe that the translator used the KJV for most of the translated text, modifying it to explain the Aramaic sentences. When Tyndale did his English translation (used in the KJV and Rheims-Douay) he stated that he kept the word order and sentence structure of the Aramaic, even though he did not know the language. I suppose that he hoped that one day someone would be able to explain all those strange sayings - And Lamsa has done it. ( )
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The favorable reception accorded the Lamsa translation of the Gospels, later of the New Testament and of the Psalms, has prompted us to publish a complete translation of the Holy Bible from the Peshitta, the aurhorized Bible of the Church of the East.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060649232, Paperback)

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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Authoritative English translation of the Aramaic (Syriac) Old and New Testaments % Clarifies difficult passages and offers insight on the Bible's message % 1,264 pp.

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