2020.1 Release

Welcome to 2020! To celebrate the new year we have a new release of the OEB, now including the book of Hosea.

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2020.1 release of OEBJan 20, 2020
Improving our reading interfaceJan 14, 2019

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Release 2020.1 (NT, Psalms and some OT books)