Which language was the Bible first translated to?
Parts of the Bible were first translated from the Latin Vulgate into Old English by a few monks and scholars. Such translations were generally in the form of prose or as interlinear glosses (literal translations above the Latin words). Very few complete translations existed during that time.
What is the oldest translation of the Bible?
1494–1536). Tyndale’s Bible is credited with being the first English translation to work directly from Hebrew and Greek texts.
What is the name of Jerome’s Latin translation of the Bible that has been used for the past 1600 years?
The Sixto-Clementine Vulgate or Clementine Vulgate (Latin: Vulgata Clementina) is the edition promulgated in 1592 by Pope Clement VIII of the Vulgate—a 4th-century Latin translation of the Bible that was written largely by Jerome.