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Wikiproject Wiki Bible is a wikiproject to create an original, open content translation of the source text of the Bible that will be in the Public Domain.
It is located at Bible (Wikisource).

This is a work in progress. Everyone is welcome.

If you know Greek or Hebrew, add your name to the list of participants and claim a chapter! Or if you don't want to make that commitment yet, check somebody else's work. If you don't know Greek or Hebrew, we can still very much use your English skills in proof-reading and tweaking the text.

See Frequently asked questions for any initial questions you may have, and discuss the project here.

This page is part of the Wiki Bible Wikiproject


Translation guidelines[edit]

  • Stay faithful to the original source text and do not borrow from copyrighted modern versions. The text should be as literal as possible while still translating the correct meaning into good English.
  • Keep the translation simple, non-technical, robust, and easy-to-understand.
  • Avoid sectarian disputes, possibly by footnoting variant translations.
  • Share your sources. (In the page talk put all details about which source text you used.--and any other such details about the translation.)
  • Don't hesitate to add footnotes. All kinds of footnotes are welcome, including if you're really not sure about how something should be translated. Either another editor will see your footnote, and fix the text, or it is a place where translating well is really difficult, and this info is good to be passed on to the reader. (In case of ambiguity in the text, put the other possible renderings in the footnotes.)

Status of Project:[edit]

Claimed Chapters[edit]

Partial Books[edit]

Translated Books:[edit]

Reviews of 2 and 3 John completed (some time ago). Alastair Haines (talk) 05:48, 5 July 2009 (UTC)

So far all translated books are in a draft state. Please help fix 'em up!

Participants[edit]

Member List[edit]

This is the list of participants.
If you would like to help please add your name to the end of the list.
Type #~~~ at the end of the list to add you name.
If you want the current date and time after your name add one more "~".
If you understand Greek or Hebrew very well please add " - Translator" after the #~~~.
If you don't understand Greek and Hebrew very well then you can add " - editor" after you name.
Be sure to get your user box here.

  1. liberalgrace (aka cAlan) - Translator
  2. Doc glasgow
  3. LaggedOnUser
  4. jDavid2008
  5. Alex43223
  6. Yemenim - Translator
  7. Laleena 14:46, 5 July 2007 (UTC)
  8. Jonathan Gallagher - Translator
  9. fontwords
  10. Pleonic - Translator
  11. JoeNYCBoi - Translator
  12. Citizensunshine - Translator
  13. gospeltothepoor
  14. jakedm84
  15. Ilumixochi - Translator
  16. Lyons24000
  17. LittleStar - Translator
  18. Alastair Haines 09:43, 3 May 2008 (UTC) - Translator
  19. Fiat Lux, 30 May 2008 - Translator
  20. maklelan - Translator
  21. Cato
  22. Jon
  23. ICXC_NIKA - Translator
  24. User:ILVI
  25. lgministries - Translator
  26. Arlen22 (talk) 14 June 2009
  27. Raan0001 (talk) - Editor
  28. Sije (talk)
  29. Alegend (talk) - Translator
  30. Ramseyaiyer 17:52, 3 February 2011 (UTC) -Translator
  31. Nicholasrpope - Translator
  32. gingerkid1234 - Hebrew translator
  33. Salofmilwaukee - Editor
  34. User:Geofferybard Editor. May weigh in on selected translation issues. Committed to WMF-NPOV. Friendly to a wide range of theological stances (Barth to Bultmann!) Forte is presentation in English. Concerned with development of a consistent style to the degree appropriate between groups of texts insofar as same applied in original texts, eg. Duetero-Isaiah, or the different classes of Epistles attributed to St. Paul, which have different styles in the original.
  35. Evangeliso - Translator

User boxes[edit]

Here are user boxes.
Pick the one that applies to you, and copy and paste the code above it into your user page.
To put one on your Wikipedia User page go here.

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Made by: Arlen22 (talk) 22:33, 14 June 2009 (UTC)

Related WikiProjects[edit]

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