Holy Bible: From the Ancient Eastern Text: by George M. Lamsa
Author: George M. Lamsa
|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.|
Now presented in a handsome new edition: the classic version of The Holy Bible is translated directly from the Aramaic (Syriac) text - the language of Jesus - by renowed scholar George M. Lamsa. The translator grew upin the Middle East speaking Aramaic, steeped in a culture with customs, manners, and language almost identical to those in the time of Jesus. These resources are all brought to bear on his life's work of translating the Aramaic Scriptures - called the Peshitta - into English.
* 9 point type
* Double-column format
* Words Resembling One Another
* English Names and Their Aramaic Equivalents
* 1 black and white map
Features: Indexable, Maps, Price on Product
Physical Info: 1.95" H x 9.21" L x 6.14" W (2.99 lbs) 1243 pages
Carton Quantity: 12
Font Size: 9.0 pt
Version: Other English
US SRP: 37.99 US
Binding: Blue Paper
Language(s): English, Syriac
Pub Date: May 08, 1985
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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OCLC Number: OCLC#12556575
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