The New Jerusalem Bible

Ranked #77 in Apocrypha

The New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) is a Roman Catholic translation published in '85 by Darton, Longman & Todd & Les Editions du Cerf, & edited by the Rev. Henry Wansbrough. It includes the deuterocanonical books & sections. The text of these is included where they occur in the context of the complete Septuagint, instead of being grouped together in an appendix. Deuterocanonical sections of books in the Hebrew canon are identified by italics. This version of scripture is translated "directly from the Hebrew, Greek or Aramaic". The '73 French translation, the Bible de Jérusalem, is... more

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