**List: German: Low Ministry
the Bible ( die Bibel )
**File: German Bible History
**File: German--Other Bible History
"Low German is spoken in northern Germany,
the southern, or High, German usage by an erratic linguistic
border, which crosses Germany from Aachen to Wittenberg.
Known as Plattdeutsch, it is descended from the dialects spoken
by the Old Saxon tribes of that region. Although the standard
High German literary usage is employed in formal education,
Low German usage is widespread in conversation.
The early Low German Scriptures are included in this entry, in---1000 Tongues, 1972
asmuch as modern Low German is linguistically descended from
the language of these historic Bibles."
"1475? Psalms Brandis, Lübeck|
The first Scripture portion in Low German. Translator
unknown."--1000 Tongues, 1972 [Info only]
"1478? Bible Quentell, Cologne|
The Cologne Low German Bible, based on the
text of the first
German Bible and that of the Delft Dutch O.T. Low German
became the third living language in which a complete Bible was pub-
lished. Three other Bibles were printed, based primarily on this
Quentell edition; another printing by Quentell, c. 1480; 1494, S.
Arndes, Lübeck; and 1522, L. Trutebul?, Halberstadt."-
-1000 Tongues, 1972 [Info only:
COLOGNE BIBLE "1478" Mark 1:2 appears incorrect (Ysaia dem propheten =
Isaiah the prophet).]
"1533-1534 Bible L. Dietz, Lübeck|
The Luther Bible prepared by Johann Bugenhagen, a follower of
Martin Luther. At least a score of similar
editions of Luthers Bible
appeared later. After 1545 they were usually based on the
Text."--1000 Tongues, 1972 [Info only]
"Dat Nie Testament vun unsen Herrn un Heiland
Jesus Christus, na de plattdütsche Oewersettung vun Johann Bugenhagen.
(Kropp, Bokhandlung "Eben-Ezer,", 1885)" [Info only]
"1926 Luke Böckenhagen, Mecklenburg|
1929 New Testament 1935 New Testament (revised)
Translated and revised by Ernst Voss, Home Mission of Schwerin,
Mecklenburg."--1000 Tongues, 1972 [Info only: ?]
MODERN LOW GERMAN or PLATTDEUTSCH--1000 Tongues, 1939 [Info only:
"1935" John 3:5-16 unknown.]
"1938 New Testament (2nd edition)
Translated by Johannes Jessen."--1000 Tongues, 1972
[Info only: ?]
German: Low--1000 Tongues, 1972 [Info only: "1960" Mark 1:2
incorrect (den Profet Jesaja = the Prophet Isaiah).]
German: Low, East Friesland...
"This Low German dialect is spoken by about 5,000
rural areas of the Oldenburg district of Lower Saxony, West
Germany."--1000 Tongues, 1972 [Info only]
"1915 New Testament A.
Translated by O. Boekhoff. Reprinted in 1924, Dunkmann,
portion of an early Ms. of the Psalms in Old East Frisian was pub-
lished in Zeitschrift für Deutsches Alterthum und Deutsche
Literatur, 1888."--1000 Tongues, 1972 [Info only:
"1924" Mark 1:2 incorrect (da Prophet Jesaia = the Prophet Isaiah).]