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Bible in Basic English
Full name: Bible in Basic English
Abbreviation: BBE
NT published: 1941
Author(s): S. H. Hooke (ed.)
Textual Basis: Hebrew / Greek
Version Revised: 1965
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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The Bible In Basic English (also known as BBE) is a translation of the Bible into Basic English. The BBE was translated by Professor S. H. Hooke using the standard 850 Basic English words. 100 words that were helpful to understand poetry were added along with 50 "Bible" words. The New Testament was released in 1941 and the Old Testament was released in 1949.


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