The Origins of the Bible web pages are here to provide information that is reliable and based on the historical facts as we know them. The book purchased today in a bookstore has a long and sorted history. Very few people are cognizant of these facts. The book in the store is “assumed” to be the same book as was written thousands of years ago.
The truth will be exposed of how translation after translation has tainted the original words. Even some recent translations state in their preface how words were added or changed to enhance the readability of the translation. The translation was tested for clarity and ease of reading and changed accordingly by consulting a number of stylistic consultants. Who reads those silly prefaces? I do!
Know what you are reading before you delve into what is supposedly the “Word of God”