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This section serves as a guide to the English Bible and English Bible
translations. This guide should help you understand key points on some history about important ancient manuscripts and
significant English translations that have been made throughout history. The book, by Philip Comfort, Ph.D., can also
guide you in your selection of Bible versions and give you direction in using each one. View each of the PDFs by
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Apocrypha: A group of Old Testament books, hidden (apocrypha means "hidden") from public view. Many of these books were included in the Septuagint and Vulgate (and thus in Orthodox and Roman Catholic editions), but excluded from the Masoretic Text (and thus from Jewish and Protestant editions).
apostolicity: Whether or not a particular early church document was considered to have been written by an apostle.