Last update: 08-30-04
Note: This is still under construction. I haven't had time to take
pictures of all the Bibles (I have over 50) plus they are not
categorized yet. Any
feedback is welcomed. Click on the images to open up a high resolution
Some of them are over 300Mb so that you can zoom in and read the
Reprint of the Gutenberg Bible (1968)
This is a very accurate facsimile
edition of the Bible printed by Johannes Gutenberg in 1456. It
was published in three volumes by Brussel & Brussel, N.Y. in 1968.
Detail showing up the divine name "Jehovah" as the Hebrew
Genesis 1:1-4 - the creation account
Biblia Hebraica (Hebrew Bible) - 1692
I bought this Bible at an on line auction from an antique seller from
Israel. It has notes in Latin but the text is in Hebrew and one
interesting fact about this Bible is the use of God's name, Jehovah, in
the Hebrew tetragrammaton.
Detail from one of the intro pages where you can see the date, 1692.
Another page with the date
List of the books in Hebrew and Latin
First page of Genesis
Part of Exodus Chapter 6 where God's name can be seen. See if you can
Another section where God's name appear. This is from Psalm number 83
Same passage from Psalm 83 - the arrow points to God's name here.
Detail on the same verse
Pocket King James Version - 1794
Psalm 83:18 where the name Jehovah can be seen
Another occurrence in Exodus 6:3
The "Credit Card Bible"
This is an amazing piece. It has the entire Bible with 1562 pages all
"printed" in one side of a credit card. You need a microscope (at least
100x) to be able to read the pages.
Ancient coin featuring the Divine Name "Jehovah" as the Hebrew tetragrammaton
Denmark - Year: 1644
I got this coin at an auction in 2002 where other coins were
featured. This one immediately caught my attention because it has God's
name on it.
The penny will give you an idea about the size of the coin
The Hebrew tetragrammaton
The Cottage Bible - 1847
This is a two volume Bible that has some very interesting footnotes
Here's one example from Exodus 6:3, where God is talking to Moses.
Notice how He uses His name: JEHOVAH. The verse reads "And
I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac and unto Jacob, by the name of God
Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them".
Below are pictures of the footnote for this section.
Continuation of the footnote in the next page
This Bible also has some interesting illustrations
Charles and Diana - Wedding Bible - 1981
This was printed in England to celebrate the wedding of Prince Charles
and Lady Di
The Microfilm Bible
Another Bible that requires a microscope it you really want to read it.
Bible on Records
Parallel Bible - 1884 - Authorized Version and Revised Version -
side by side
This Bible also has some very interesting study information including
tables, a Bible dictionary and lots of illustrations.