Tanach Research Paper

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There is only one 'version' of the Jewish Tanach (Bible). Regardless of where you are in the world, the text will be identical to all other copies you may find. There are different language translations but the only real difference in those is the formality of word choice in the new language. Althought the Christian Old Testament is based on the Tanach, it was altered throughout to support the teachings of Christianity. There are many versions of the Christian Bible. While there are a number of versions to the Bible. There are 8 primary versions found in history: Septuagint - 250 A.D. Written in Greek Vulgate- 400 A.D. First version of the Bible which is canonized at the Council of Carthage in 400 A.D. Written in Latin Luther's German Bible- 1534 A.D. King James Version- 1611 A.D. This is the most widely used versions however it has large number of errors given that none of the writers had a decent understanding of Hebrew. Revised Standard Version- 1952 A.D. Literal…show more content…
In Hebrew the five books are named by the first phrase in the text: Bereshit ("In the beginning," Book of Genesis), Shemot ("Names," Exodus), Vayikra ("He called", Leviticus[1]), Bamidbar ("In the desert," Numbers) and Devarim ("Words," Deuteronomy). In rabbinic literature the word Torah denotes both these five books, Torah Shebichtav (תורה שבכתב, "Torah that is written"), and an Oral Torah, Torah Shebe'al Peh (תורה שבעל פה, "Torah that is spoken"). The Oral Torah consists of the traditional interpretations and amplifications handed down by word of mouth from generation to generation and now embodied in the Talmud (תַּלְמוּד) and Midrash.the Bible which consists of the Torah (The Law) given to Moses, Zabur (Psalms) given to David and Injeel (Gospel) given to Jesus the Gospel writers were Matthew, Mark, Luke and
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