Aramaic English New Testament

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"In what language was the 'New Testament' originally written?"

Check out these articles for evidence indicating many of the books in what we call the "New Testament" were originally written in the Aramaic language, a close relative of the Hebrew language. Then go to Andrew Gabriel Roth's website for more information and to order his critically acclaimed English translation of the Aramaic "New Testament".

  • History of Aramaic: Download print edition (Adobe Acrobat PDF file)
  • History of Peshitta: Download print edition (Adobe Acrobat PDF file)
  • Aramaic Peshitta: Download print edition (Adobe Acrobat PDF file)

Those of you with a Seventh-day Adventist background should pay particular attention to the following statement by Ellen White: "I saw that God had especially guarded the Bible, yet when copies of it were few, learned men had in some instances changed the words, thinking that they were making it more plain, when in reality they were mystifying that which was plain, by causing it to lean to their established views, which were governed by tradition." Early Writings pp 220,221 The Aramaic English New Testament furnishes detailed explanations of many passages that were distorted by translators in just this fashion, and thus will prove to be an invaluable addition to your library!

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