original language of the Old
Testament was predominantly
Hebrew, with some later books having been written in
and Aramaic. The entire Old Testament was translated
Greek well before the time of Christ. The New
entirely written in Greek. Not a single original
(i.e., autograph) for either Testament exists today.
This library contains among its books, many kinds and types
of literature. There are law books or literature (e.g. Leviticus), there are books of history (e.g. the books of Kings
poetry (e.g. Song of Songs) and hymn books (e.g. Psalms), parables or stories (e.g. Job),
biography (e.g. Gospels),
prophetical (e.g. Revelation), collections of sayings (e.g. Proverbs), etc.