Wollebius On Bible Translation

Prolegomena To Christian Theology

“XV. Therefore, their [Scripture] translation into the common language of every nation is necessary.

XVI. No translation is authentic except in so far as it agrees with the Hebrew and Greek originals.”

—Johannes Wollebius, Compendium of Christian Doctrine (1626), trans. John W. Beardslee in Reformed Dogmatics (New York: Oxford University Press, 1965), 34.

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