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Title - Chronological   The Bible (1400? BC - 90? AD)  
[≤ 450BC]  [449-400BC]  [399-350BC]  [349-1BC]  [1AD-199]  [200-1499]  [1500-1599]  [1600-1649]  [1650-1699]  [1700-1749]  [1750-1789]  [1790-1829]  [1830-1859]  [1860-1889]  [1890-1909]  [1910-1929]  [≥ 1930] 

Epic of Gilgamesh (c. 2000?-1400? BC)
The Vedas (c. 2000?-200 BC)
Code of Hammurabi (c. 1700? BC)
(Old Testament) (c. 1400?-300? BC)
Genesis (Bible) (c. 1400? BC)
Exodus (Bible) (c. 1400? BC)
Leviticus (Bible) (c. 1400? BC)
Numbers (Bible) (c. 1400? BC)
Deuteronomy (Bible) (c. 1400? BC)
Joshua (Bible) (c. 1050?-950? BC)
Judges (Bible) (c. 1000? BC)
Psalms (Bible) (c. 1000-300 BC)
Ruth (Bible) (c. 950? BC)
Ecclesiastes (Bible) (c. 950? BC)
Song of Songs (Bible) (c. 950? BC)
Proverbs (Bible) (c. 950-680 BC)
Job (Bible) (c. 950?-400? BC)
I-II Samuel (Bible) (c. 900? BC)
Iliad (c. 850? BC)
Odyssey (c. 850? BC)
The Upanishads (c. 800?-400? BC)
Amos (Bible) (c. 750 BC)
Hosea (Bible) (c. 750 BC)
Micah (Bible) (c. 750-686 BC)
Jonah (Bible) (c. 725? BC)
Shield of Heracles (c. 700? BC)
Theogony (c. 700? BC)
The Works and Days (c. 700? BC)
The Spartan Creed (c. 650? BC)
Zephaniah (Bible) (c. 630 BC)
Jeremiah (Bible) (c. 626-586 BC)
Nahum (Bible) (c. 615? BC)
Habakkuk (Bible) (c. 605 BC)
Isaiah (Bible) (c. 600 BC)
The Ramayana (c. 600? BC)
Ezekiel (Bible) (593-571 BC)
Lamentations (Bible) (c. 586-575 BC)
Obadiah (Bible) (c. 580? BC)
Joel (Bible) (c. 550? BC)
I-II Kings (Bible) (c. 550? BC)
The Mahabharata (c. 540-300 BC)
Daniel (Bible) (c. 530 BC)
Haggai (Bible) (520 BC)
Zechariah (Bible) (520-480 BC)
Analects (Confucius) (c. 500 BC)
Tao Te Ching (c. 500 BC)
Nemean Odes (c. 476? BC)
Olympian Odes (c. 476 BC)
The Persians (472 BC)
Pythian Odes (c. 470 BC)
Seven Against Thebes (467 BC)
The Suppliant Maidens (Aeschylus) (463 BC)
Esther (Bible) (c. 460-330 BC)
Agamemnon (458 BC)
The Eumenides (458 BC)
Isthmian Odes (c. 458? BC)
The Oresteia (458-450 BC)
I-II Chronicles (Bible) (c. 450? BC)
The Choephori (450 BC)
Rhesus (450 BC)

 

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Non-English Bibles
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English Translation Bibles

Multi-Translation Bibles
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King James Version (KJV)
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New American Standard Bible (NASB)
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New Century Version (NCV)
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New International Reader's Version (NIrV)
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New International Version (NIV)
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New King James Version (NKJV)
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New Living Translation (NLT)
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New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
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Orthodox Study Bible (OSB)
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Non-English Translation Bibles

Arabic Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Arabic Life Application Bible translation

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  • Arabic Bible, hardcover (American Bible Society, 2003).
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Chinese Translations
  • O-Bible.com - Chinese Union Version in big5 encoding (indexed; may initially be slow-loading)
  • O-Bible.com - Chinese Union Version in GB (Chinese simplified) encoding (indexed; may initially be slow-loading)

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  • Chinese Life Application Bible, hardcover, at IBSDirect (Union translation with simplified characters).
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Danish Translations
  • Bible Database, 1933 translation (One page per chapter, indexed)
  • Text file New Testament (1007 KB; 336 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg (Danish Bible Society text)
  • Text file Old Testament (2.93 MB; 1001 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg (Danish Bible Society text)

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  • Danish Bible, hardcover (2001).
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Dutch Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Het Boek translation
  • BijbelVragen.nl - searchable, several translations, can display different versions (including several other languages) in parallel
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Esperanto Translations
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Finnish Translations
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French Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, La Bible du Semeur translation
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Louis Segond translation

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  • French Segond Bible, vinyl bound, La Sainte Bible (American Bible Society, 1988, 1304 pg).
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German Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Luther Bibel 1545 translation

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  • German Bible, hardcover (American Bible Society, 2008, 1291 pg).
  • German Bible, hardcover, Gute Nachricht Bibel (German Bible Society, 2001, 1344 pg).
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Greek (Translations and Original Language)
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Modern Greek Translations
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Italian Translations
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Japanese Translations
  • No known online texts

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Japanese Bible, paperback (American Bible Society, 2000).
  • Japanese Living Bible, paperback (Living Bibles Japan, 2006, 1384 pg).
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Latin Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Biblia Sacra Vulgata translation
  • New Advent Bible in parallel Greek, English and Latin (Multi-page, indexed) at New Advent

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  • Novum Testamentum Latine, paperback New Testament (Simon Wallenburg Press, 2007, 644 pg).
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Norwegian Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Det Norsk Bibelselskap 1930 translation
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Portuguese Translations
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Russian Translations
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Spanish Translations
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Swedish Translations
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Tagalog Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Ang Salita ng Diyos translation

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  • Tagalog Bible, Ang Biblia (American Bible Society, 1992, 1764 pg).
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Turkish Translations
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Other Resources

Atlases
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Commentaries
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Concordances
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