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The Gutenberg Bible, the first printed Bible

The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, biblía, "the books") is a collection of sacred texts or scriptures. Varying parts of the Bible are considered to be a product of divine inspiration and a record of the relationship between God and humans by Christians, Jews, Samaritans, and Rastafarians.

What is regarded as canonical text differs depending on traditions and groups; a number of Bible canons have evolved, with overlapping and diverging contents. The Hebrew Bible overlaps with the Greek Septuagint and the Christian Old Testament. The Christian New Testament is a collection of writings by early Christians, believed to be mostly Jewish disciples of Christ, written in first-century Koine Greek. Among Christian denominations there is some disagreement about what should be included in the canon, primarily about the Apocrypha, a list of works that are regarded with varying levels of respect.

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Moses finishes setting up the Tabernacle, and the chieftains of the tribes then bring their offerings. When Moses goes into the Taberancle to speak with God, Moses hears the Voice addressing him from between the two cherubim, and thus God speaks to him.

PEOPLE: יהוה YHVH - Moses - Gershonites - Merari - Ithamar - Aaron - Kohath - Nahshon - Amminadab - Nethaneel - Zuar - Eliab - Helon - Elizur - Shedeur - Shelumiel - Zurishaddai - Eliasaph - Deuel - Elishama - Ammihud - Gamaliel - Pedahzur - Abidan - Gideoni - Ahiezer - Ammishaddai - Pagiel - Ocran - Ahira - Enan

PLACES: Biblical Mount Sinai

RELATED ARTICLES: Naso (parsha) - Tabernacle - Altar - Korban - Cattle - Levites - Kohen - 613 Mitzvot - Tribe of Judah - Silver - Shekel - Flour - Oil - Gold - Incense - Domestic sheep - Goat - Tribe of Issachar - Tribe of Zebulun - Tribe of Reuben - Tribe of Simeon - Tribe of Gad - Tribe of Ephraim - Tribe of Manasseh - Tribe of Benjamin - Tribe of Dan - Tribe of Asher - Tribe of Naphtali

ENGLISH TEXT: American Standard - Douay-Rheims - Free - King James - Jewish Publication Society - Tyndale - World English - Wycliffe

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