Our Statement on the Contemporary Danish Bible 2020 by BSI staff Earlier this week, the Jerusalem Post published an article about a new contemporary translation of the Bible, produced by the Danish Bible Society. While new Bible translations are usually cause for celebration, this new contemporary Danish Bible is
Who is a Jew in the New Testament? by Ray Pritz In 1976 the Bible Society in Israel published the first translation of the New Testament in modern Hebrew. This new translation was an attempt to provide the reader with the same level of language which the New Testament
Replacing The Jews in Early Christian Theology by Ray Pritz “God gave them the Oral Law, that by this they might be distinguished from the other nations. Hence it was not given in writing, or else the other nations [or Ishmaelites] would falsify it — as they did with
Preface to the Parashat HaShavua (Weekly Torah Portion) This preface for the Parashat HaShavua has been prepared to give those who are newer to the Jewish culture a better understanding of the background of the weekly Torah Portion. We hope you find this information helpful.
The Bible Story In the Beginning... In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth (Gen 1:1). In six days he created day and night, oceans and sky, land and plants, the sun, moon and stars, fish, birds, and land animals. Finally, in his own image he created a
Peculiarities of Translating the New Testament into Hebrew by Ray Pritz Vernacular Hebrew was resurrected in Israel about a hundred years ago, primarily through the efforts of Eliezer Ben Yehuda. While modern Hebrew uses the same alphabet (or Alefbet) and basic vocabulary as biblical Hebrew, it is a hybrid
What is the Bible? The Bible is a collection of ancient writings which are God’s revelation to the human race. It has everything – poetry, history, letters, prophecies… In the Bible we meet many different, exciting people with various backgrounds, each with a unique story and destiny. The most important