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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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God commanded Moses to teach the ritual of Pesah. God told Moses to order the Hebrews to mark their doorpost with the lamb's blood, in order that the plague of death would pass over them.

In the middle of the night, God came upon Egypt to take the life of all the Egyptian first-born sons, including Pharaoh's own son. There was a great cry in Egypt, such as had never been heard before, or ever will be heard again. However, no Hebrew first-born was killed, as God "passed over" the Israelite houses.

Pharaoh ordered the Israelites to go away, taking whatever they wanted. The Israelites didn't hesitate; and at the end of that night Moses led them out of Egypt.

PEOPLE: יהוה‬ YHVH God - Moses - Aaron - children of Israel - Pharaoh

PLACES: Egypt - Rameses - Succoth

RELATED ARTICLES: Bo (parsha) - Plagues of Egypt - Pesah

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


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