Bible translations (Swedish)


Bible translations (Swedish)

Several Swedish Bible translations have been performed over the years. Until the reformation, a Latin Bible was used, but Gustav Vasa, who converted Sweden to Protestantism, ordered the first translation into the Swedish tongue.

Several translations has been made since then, including:
* "Gustav Vasas bibel": the original ordered by Gustav Vasa in 1541
* "Karl XIIs bibel": ordered by Charles XII of Sweden in 1703
* "Normalupplagan"
* "Helge Åkessons översättning"
* "1917 års bibelöversättning": used in official churches until 2000
* "Nya Världens bibelöversättning": by Jehovah's Witnesses
* "David Hedegårds översättning" (New Testament only)
* "Bo Giertz översättning" (New Testament only)
* "Svenska folkbibeln"
* "Bibel 2000": the latest official translation, including the Old Testament Apocrypha
* "Levande Bibeln": completed in September 2000, by the International Bible Society [ [http://www.biblegateway.com/versions/?action=getVersionInfo&vid=44 BibleGateway.com - Version information: Levande Bibeln ] ]
* "Reformationsbibeln" (New Testament only) [ [http://www.bibel.se/ Sv. Reformationsbibeln ] ]

Comparison

References

External links

* [http://www.biblegateway.com/versions/index.php?action=getVersionInfo&vid=7&lang=10 Full text of "Svenska 1917"]
* [http://www.folkbibeln.net Full text of "Folkbibeln"]
* [http://www.bibeln.se/ Full text of "Bibel 2000"]
* [http://www.biblegateway.com/versions/index.php?action=getVersionInfo&vid=44&lang=10 Full text of "Levande Bibeln"]


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