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Public domain Bibles
February 10 2011
Poking around on the internet, I have found a few copyright-free (or, in
one case, nearly copyright-free) translations of the Bible.
Naturally, translations made before 1922 are copyright-free in the United
States. In addition, there are four translation out there (one is only
the New Testament) recently made which the author has made (or nearly
has made) public domain:
- Catholic Public Domain Version
- WEB This translation has been around
the longest and is the most well-known. It's actually derived from
a 1901 public domain translation.
- OEB Not technically public
domain, but licensed under Creative Commons'most permissive license.
New Testament only.
A wiki page listing public domain Bibles is at this
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