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What's the difference between catholic and christian bible?

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June 17, 2019 / By Sid
Question: if there's any i would like to know. i have a bible and im doing my confirmation this year, so they asked for a bible and when i told my mom she said we had to buy a new one because the one we have was christian, i didn't know there was a difference.
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Ogden Ogden | 9 days ago
Protestants have fully accepted each and every one of the 27 books that the Holy Spirit inspired Catholics to select for the New Testament over 1,500 years ago.. The difference in the Old Testaments actually goes back to the time before and during Christ’s life. At this time, there was no official Jewish canon of scripture. The Jews in Egypt translated their choices of the Hebrew Scriptures into Greek in the second century before Christ. This translation of 46 books, called the Septuagint, had wide use in the Roman world because most Jews lived far from Palestine in Greek cities. Many of these Jews spoke only Greek. The early Christian Church was born into this world. The Church, with its bilingual Jews and more and more Greek-speaking Gentiles, used the books of the Septuagint as its Bible. Remember the early Christians were just writing the documents what would become the New Testament. After the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem (70 CE), with increasing persecution from the Romans and competition from the fledgling Christian Church, the Jewish leaders (the successors of those who condemned Jesus Christ and delivered Him up to the Romans) came together and declared its official canon of Scripture, eliminating seven books from the Septuagint. The books removed were Tobit, Judith, 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees, Wisdom (of Solomon), Sirach, and Baruch. Parts of existing books were also removed including Psalm 151 (from Psalms), parts of the Book of Esther, Susanna (from Daniel as chapter 13), and Bel and the Dragon (from Daniel as chapter 14). The Christian Church filled with the Holy Spirit did not follow suit but kept all the books in the Septuagint. 46 + 27 = 73 Books total. 1500 years later, Protestants decided to keep the Catholic New Testament but change its Old Testament from the Catholic canon to the Jewish canon. The books that were removed supported such things as • Prayers for the dead (Tobit 12:12; 2 Maccabees 12:39-45) • Purgatory (Wisdom 3:1-7) • Intercession of saints in heaven (2 Maccabees 15:14) • Intercession of angels (Tobit 12:12-15) The books they dropped are sometimes called the Apocrypha. Here is a Catholic Bible website: http://www.nccbuscc.org/nab/bible/ I also suggest you read "5 Myths about 7 Books" by Mark Shea http://www.catholiceducation.org/article... With love in Christ.
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Ogden Originally Answered: What's the difference between catholic and christian bible?
Protestants have fully accepted each and every one of the 27 books that the Holy Spirit inspired Catholics to select for the New Testament over 1,500 years ago.. The difference in the Old Testaments actually goes back to the time before and during Christ’s life. At this time, there was no official Jewish canon of scripture. The Jews in Egypt translated their choices of the Hebrew Scriptures into Greek in the second century before Christ. This translation of 46 books, called the Septuagint, had wide use in the Roman world because most Jews lived far from Palestine in Greek cities. Many of these Jews spoke only Greek. The early Christian Church was born into this world. The Church, with its bilingual Jews and more and more Greek-speaking Gentiles, used the books of the Septuagint as its Bible. Remember the early Christians were just writing the documents what would become the New Testament. After the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem (70 CE), with increasing persecution from the Romans and competition from the fledgling Christian Church, the Jewish leaders (the successors of those who condemned Jesus Christ and delivered Him up to the Romans) came together and declared its official canon of Scripture, eliminating seven books from the Septuagint. The books removed were Tobit, Judith, 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees, Wisdom (of Solomon), Sirach, and Baruch. Parts of existing books were also removed including Psalm 151 (from Psalms), parts of the Book of Esther, Susanna (from Daniel as chapter 13), and Bel and the Dragon (from Daniel as chapter 14). The Christian Church filled with the Holy Spirit did not follow suit but kept all the books in the Septuagint. 46 + 27 = 73 Books total. 1500 years later, Protestants decided to keep the Catholic New Testament but change its Old Testament from the Catholic canon to the Jewish canon. The books that were removed supported such things as • Prayers for the dead (Tobit 12:12; 2 Maccabees 12:39-45) • Purgatory (Wisdom 3:1-7) • Intercession of saints in heaven (2 Maccabees 15:14) • Intercession of angels (Tobit 12:12-15) The books they dropped are sometimes called the Apocrypha. Here is a Catholic Bible website: http://www.nccbuscc.org/nab/bible/ I also suggest you read "5 Myths about 7 Books" by Mark Shea http://www.catholiceducation.org/article... With love in Christ.

Laurie Laurie
Catholics are Christians. A Christian is a follower of Christ, Catholics are Christians just as Baptists are Christians just as Methodists are Christians. It is the difference between USA and Pennsylvania, or sports and football. Protestants removed books from the Bible in the 1500's, Catholics have the uncut edition. "The 10 commandments are different. This is a little known fact. The Catholics removed the one regarding graven images." No, the Bible does not number them at all. For convienence and teaching, we separate them into ten parts and we disagree where the separations should be, it is such a stupid thing to argue about.
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Izzy Izzy
You friend should not say that. The Catholic Church teaches that ALL can get into heaven if they chose to after they die. Stay away from the King James Version. It added unicorns the "divine right of Kings" All Protestant versions have at least 10 books removed from their Bible and many other deletions. These books contain many vital contextual sections required to under stand the New testament. The Orthodox Bible contains more verses in some of its books that they decided to keep after the Council of Nicaea but they accept every word in the Catholic Bible too.
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Filander Filander
For the best answers, search on this site https://shorturl.im/axdt1 The Catholic Bible is the Christian Bible. But there is a Protestant version that is missing 7 books of the original. If you are going to buy a accurate Bible to the original languages that is easy to read you should consider the RSV (Revised Standard Version) which is available in a truncated Protestant version as well as a complete Catholic one. God bless! In Christ Fr. Joseph
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Dane Dane
In first century Jerusalem there were at least four OT Canons in use by different Jewish Groups. There was the Canon of the Pharisees, the Sadducees, the Ethiopian Jews and the Diaspora/Essene Jews. Jesus and the disciples used the Septuagint which was the Canon of the Diaspora/Essenes. We know this because it is quoted in the New Testament. This Canon continued to be the Canon of Christians until after the Reformation and, in fact until about 200 years ago when the Protestants adopted a condensed version of the Canon eliminating the Deuterocanonicals from their Bibles. Even the AKJ originally contained the complete Christian Canon. It has been said by critics of Christ’s Church that the Deuterocanonicals were never believed to be inspired and just the opposite is true. The decision by Christians as to which books are inspired and useful for teaching was decided at the African Synods in the late fourth and early fifth century. There was never a question about their inspiration. The OT Canon chosen by the Protestants is actually a Jewish Canon not chosen by the Jews until after the establishment of Christianity as a result of the spread of Christianity to slow the growth of the new group in Jerusalem after the fall of the Temple in 70AD. Until then as I said previously there were many Canons in use. The adoption of the Canon missing the Deuterocanonicals united the Jews against the Christians was decided in the Jewish Council of Jamnia because the Deuterocanonicals referred too strongly to the Messiah fulfilled in Christ. Some Protestants will claim that only the Jews have the authority to choose Canon but the Church deferred that decision to Christ and the disciples and it is clear through biblical research, that the Septuagint is the Bible used by the first century Church and quoted in the NT Scriptures. The fact that Protestants choose to adopt the Canon that was approved by the same Jews that accused our Lord that resulted in His crucifixion suggests the source of this confusion as from the father of lies who led the Pharisees to accuse Christ and petition for His punishment. It is another way that Satan divides the body of Christ and separates the faithful denying Christ’s prayer that we all be one in Christ through His Church. The Christian Church has always used the Septuagint as Canon and never the truncated version of modernist Protestants. Some Protestants erroneously believe that Catholics added to the Bible with the Deuterocanonicals but this shows an ignorance of their own history and the history of Christianity as witnessed by Christ’s Church. The facts are that the Protestants removed the Deuterocanonicals and even considered strongly to remove some of the NT books currently in use by Protestants and Catholics. Fr. Martin Luther was in favor of removing the book of James because it conflicted with His heretical man made doctrines of the “Solas”, Sola Scriptura and Sola Fide. The heretic Ulrich Zwingli wanted to remove the Gospel of John because of its teaching of the commandment to Eat Christ’s Body and drink His Blood which contradicted his view of a real absence of Christ instead of a real presence in the Eucharist. Even Fr. Martin Luther could not endorse such a departure from Scriptures and deny that Christ is truly and really present in the Eucharist in Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity. In Christ Fr. Joseph
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Avon Avon
Catholicism is true Christianity. Jesus established the Catholic Church in 33AD,not 38,000 denominations, or non denominations as in Protestant Christianity. As for Catholic Christians we believe in the following: We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is seen and unseen. We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, one in being with the Father. Through Him all things were made. For us men and our salvation He came down from heaven: by the power of the Holy Spirit, He was born of the Virgin Mary , and became man. For our sake He was crucified under Pontius Pilate; He suffered, died, and was buried. On the third day He rose again in fulfillment of the scriptures: He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son. With the Father and the Son, He is worshiped and glorified. He has spoken through the Prophets. We believe in one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen. Even tho Catholic and Protestants both believe in and worship the same God , the Protestant churches have a more watered down version of Christ. The Protestant churches only recognize 2 of the 7 Sacraments that Jesus gave to His church. With the 38,000 denominations of Protestant Christians their beliefs are all different being that all have a different interpretation of the bible. The Catholic Church compiled and canonized the Holy Bible is the 4th century. Get a NAB or a Douey Rheims Bible, they are complete all 73 books Catholic Christian †
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Vivien Vivien
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Shannah Shannah
The Catholic Bible contains a section of books called Apocryphal meaning "hidden" or "uncertain" content. This is because in Syria 440 anno domini when the first bible was composed the Jewish council began deciding what is cannon (acceptable) and what wasn't it was only 46 books. In 1220 a.d. the first German translation included 73 books that they deemed worthy. Some of those books were apocryphal. In 1384 the first English translation included 66 book without the Apocrypha. Those books that were considered questionable were because it was great doubt if they were "inspiration of God". Literally thousand of texts by various sects and religions began recording their teachings for posterity and although many of them were written with "good intention", good intention does not equal holy expression. Meaning it doesn't matter what we think is good or bad, the only true judge is God. Therefore the sources needed to be matched up historically, and agree Biblically with the other known scripts of God.. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, etc. Those books of the Apocrypha left those who compiled the bible with doubt. Hence different book contents. Remember the Bible is NOT a single book, but a compilation of several scrolls from several authors written over several hundred years. But the book itself is ENTIRELY worthless unless you insert the teachings in your heart and mind. It is not a book of magic. One must read and learn and above all ASK GOD in Jesus' name how to understand it. Never let man translate it for you.
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Shannah Originally Answered: Does the Christian bible ever say that all stories are true?
No, because some of it is symbolism to illustrate things for the reader, teaching spiritual concepts and so on. These are typically plainly presented as such, and not to be confused with actual events described, such as the story of Noah's Ark (with two or more of SOME animals, not all of them), ancient empires and conflicts, Jonah and the huge fish (possibly classified today as a whale), the accounts of King David, numerous prophecies that have come true, the accounts of Jesus and His teachings, etc. To do the "hand-wave" and dismiss the Bible as "all a bunch of fairy tails that should be interpreted as allegories" is to dismiss literally TONS of scientific evidence. This past year, for example, underwater archaeology has yielded conclusive evidence of the global flood, and with all the other evidence, one would have to Want to disbelieve it. There is a layer of Mediterranean Sea sediment in the Black Sea, which could only happen if the world's oceans were overflowing. And that is the tip of the iceberg. There is so much archaeological evidence that proves the Bible events are true. Did you know that about ten years ago, "experts" were trying to say that King David never existed. Then, a wall of hieroglyphics was found in Egypt that documents a battle against the Israeli House (dynasty) of David. Liars exposed. If one were to do their own research, rather than just listening to people with an agenda 'interpreting' history for them, the Bible would continually be re-proven. It worked with me, and I'm a skeptic.

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