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Collections of Bible Texts
A searchable digital collection of over 200 versions of the Bible in 70 languages.
A searchable digital collection of Bible translations, with original Greek and Hebrew sources, lexical resources, concordances, and commentaries.
The History of the Bible
The Bible as Book. The Reformation. Ed. Orlaith O’Sullivan. The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 2000.
De Hamel, Christopher. The Book: A History of the Bible. NY: Phaidon Press, 2001.
McDonald, Lee M. The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon. Rev. ed. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Press, 1995.
Miller, John W. The Origins of the Bible: Rethinking Canon History. New York: Paulist Press, 1994.
Theron, Daniel J. Evidence of Tradition. London: Bowes and Bowes, 1957.
Zaman, Luc. Bible and Canon. A Modern Historical inquiry. Leiden: Brill, 2008.
Resources from the Society for Biblical Literature
Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia
UBS Greek New Testament
Biblia Sacra Iuxta Vulgatam
The Greek New Testament: SBL Edition.
Includes dictionaries of biblical Hebrew, rabbinic Hebrew, Aramaic, Syriac, Arabic, and Coptic.
Resources on the origin and development of Bible canons, biblical interpretation across the centuries, and the reception of the Bible in scientific, cultural, artistic, and humanistic fields in addition to theological circles.
Chinese Sacred Texts
The 1899 translation by James Legge.
Chinese text with English translation of the Confucian Analects, the writings of Mengzi, the Li Ji, and other texts.
Chinese text with English translation of the Zhuangzi and the Dao de Jing.
Jewish Sacred Texts
Parallel English and Hebrew text of the Torah (Pentateuch), the Nevi’im (Prophets), and the Ketuvim (Writings), with Rashi commentary.
The Jerusalem Talmud and Babylonian Talmud, with guides and commentary.
Hebrew with English translation.
Aggadic and Halachic Midrash with commentary.
The Qur’an in English with links to other resources.
Provides grammatical information and literal English translation for each word of the Qur’an, showing the English and Arabic together.
A collection of Hindu sacred texts, including the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda, with the Upanishads, the Puranas, and sacred laws. The digitized texts are from late 19th and early 20th century English translations.