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Initial working release of NT

Posted on Aug 7, 2010

So that people can see progress, we’ve released a working release of the “Open English Bible”.

It comprises the base Twentieth Century New Testament text with formatting applied but with only very minimal textual changes.

Accordingly it covers the New Testament only, with a mostly modern language and sentence structure. However, there are a number of areas in which translation choices dating from the early twentieth century would give a misleading impression to modern readers:

Fixing these three issues is the focus of the current round of editing. This working release can be read online, with a simple html version also available or can be downloaded as a PDF file.