Bible, The

Bible, The
Bible, The
A collection of writings recognized as inspired

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • The Clear Word — Full name: The Clear Word Language: English Complete Bible published: 1994 Author(s): Jack Blanco Translation type: 100% paraphrase rate, Contemporary Reading level:  ? Version revised: 1996 Publisher …   Wikipedia

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