Bikol Popular Version (Marahay Na Bareta Biblia)

The Bikol Popular Version (BPV), commonly known as the Marahay Na Bareta Biblia, is a Bikolano translation of the Christian Bible and was published by Philippine Bible Society in 1992. The Marahay na Bareta Biblia is the perfect Bible for the modern Bikolano who prefers the Bikol Popular Version. Continue reading

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Bagong Magandang Balita Biblia (Revised Tagalog Popular Version)

Bagong Magandang Balita Biblia (Revised Tagalog Popular Version) is the 2005 revision of “Magandang Balita Biblia”

The new revision as of 2005, changed some proper names such as ‘Nabucadnosor’ to the more familiar ‘Nebucadnezar’ and ‘Esdras’ to ‘Ezra’. Likewise, the new revision has its footnotes added and had also interspersed the deuterocanonical books in its Catholic versions.

Likewise, some archaic words found in the 1980 edition, such as ‘patutot'(prostitute), ‘pakakak’ (trumpet), ‘saserdote'(priest), and ‘lebadura'(yeast) were changed to contemporary ‘babaing nagbebebta ng aliw’, ‘trumpeta’, ‘pari’, ‘pampaalsa’. Continue reading