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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Kabyle Version of the Scriptures

The Kabyle is spoken in Algeria and Tunis, and it is only of late that a gospel in the Kabyle vernacular has been published. From the report of the British and Foreign Bible Society for 1884 we learn that, in order to secure as accurate a version as possible, Dr. G. Sauerwein was sent out to Algiers. He returned with a version of the gospel of St. John, made from the French, by an Arab who assisted Pere Olivier with his Kabyle-French dictionary. Dr. Sauerwein has revised that gospel from the Greek, and, according to the report for 1885, it was passing through the press. (B.P.)

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Kabyle Version of the Scriptures'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/k/kabyle-version-of-the-scriptures.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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