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Shinkaiyaku Japanese Bible

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The Bible was first translated into Japanese by Jesuit missionaries in the sixteenth century. The Shinkaiyaku Seisho, or New Japanese Bible, was first published by the Japanese Bible Society in 1970. It was among the first complete Japanese Bibles translated wholly from the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. Today the Shinkaiyaku Bible is the predominant translation used among Protestant denominations in Japan. The translators adopted an essentially literal translation philosophy, aiming to balance word-for-word and thought-for-thought translation strategies, comparable to the English Standard Version.

  • The Predominant Bible translation used by Japanese Protestants
  • Balance of word-for-word and thought-for-thought translation strategies
  • Translated wholly from the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek
  • Title: Shinkaiyaku Japanese Bible
  • Publisher: Word of Life Press / 日本聖書刊行会
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Pages: 2,071


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  1. Ramon Tavarez

    Ramon Tavarez


    I would love the 2017 version.
  2. Kunimi Togashi-Ehresmann
    We need updated 2017 version! ASAP.
  3. steve headland
    Yes. Please get it available as soon as possible. Japan pastors need it.
  4. TJ



    It is shocking that this page is not translated into Japanese to advertise TO the Japanese. There are almost NONE Japanese digital bibles! I think it is a deliberate attack against Japan and the Kingdom of God to precent Japanese from hearing the Word of God. Almost every Japanese Bible website I have searched is being hacked and erased from the internet. is it Beijing or Tokyo doing this? Or both? BibleGateway and BibleHub SHOULD have this Bible digitally BUT THEY DO NOT! The only Bible Biblegateway has is an ERV (Easy To Read) version which is not very literal. Unnaceptable! This is a BIG PROBLEM. Where is the effort for the Kingdom of God? Japanese People need a good digital Bible!
  5. Rev. Daniel Nilsen
    I don't suppose there's any news on this? I haven't pre-ordered it, but I'm still very interested in it.
  6. BKMitchell



    I find it very hard to believe that Logos doesn't even have one Japanese Bible translation. And, to make matters even worse this page doesn't even have a Japanese translation to advertise this Bible to the very audience that would be most likely to pre-order it! SO, of course this resource is still gathering interest!
  7. Manabu Higa

    Manabu Higa


    Hi; I' looking for the japanese bible: shinkaiyaku Thanks
  8. casejd



    Logos team, why not allow this one to go to community pricing?? There are likely dozens of people like myself who would gladly pay over 5 times the price that we pre-ordered at. Simply send a email to everyone who pre-ordered this that their pre-order has been cancelled and that the book is now in community pricing. 1. Logos makes the money 2. Japan gets the Bible in Logos 3. All the folks discouraged about having their pre-order left hanging for 10 years have a renewed reason to engage with Logos and their products It's a win-win for everybody.
  9. urizane



    market principle works
  10. Christopher Shirrell
    Adding to the other comments. Maybe someone will hear us. We need Shinkaiyaku 2017. The Christians (and non-Christians) in Japan desperately need resources and this would be an easy one. Is it too much to ask for?


Digital list price: $25.00
Save $9.05 (36%)

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