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« on: November 17, 2012, 02:40:53 PM »

Except for the addition of Psalm 151?
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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2012, 02:45:47 PM »

NVM!
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« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2012, 02:47:44 PM »

And Maccabees III, and I Esdras.
We don't include them in our canon, AFAIK.
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2012, 03:50:17 PM »

Part of the problem is that instead of going to an Orthodox translation going from Coptic to Arabic, they have more or less just adopted the Van Dyke Arabic translation, done by and for the Protestants.  The other big choice was the Jesuit translation.
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