Chinese is the most spoken language in the world. Nearly 1.2 billion people speak Chinese as their first language. Chinese is mostly spoken in China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, the United States, Canada, Indonesia and other places with overseas chinese communities.
Here you have the Chinese Contemporary Bible, a translation of the Holy Scriptures in Modern Standard Chinese.
The Chinese Contemporary Bible is a revised version of the Chinese Living Bible published in 1975. It’s a translation of the Holy Scriptures in modern Standard Mandarin, also known as Putonghua, meaning “common speech”. It was translated from the original Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek and published in october 2012.
The translation was written in informal every-day language and uses a meaning-based translation philosophy.
This version of the Bible have changes in Chinese language that aim to reach a younger generation.
The Chinese Contemporary Bible consists of 39 books in the Old Testament (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings , 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi ) and 27 books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts, Romans, Corinthians 1 and 2, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude, Revelation)
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