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The Masoretic Text (Hebrew) in Biblecrawler is dervied from the Translators OT Hebrew Tagged text (TOTHT), which was created by based on work at Tyndale House Cambridge (CC-BY-4.0)

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The Peshitta text is from - Wido Th. van Peursen, Geert Jan Veldman, Constantijn Sikkel, Hannes Vlaardingerbroek en Dirk Roorda.(2018-10-17). ETCBC/peshitta: (Version 0.5). . The lexicon analysis of the Peshitta is derived from the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon ( Used with the permission of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion). The English translation of the Peshitta is © 2019 Rev. David Bauscher; used with the permission of the author.

The Targum text and lexicon analysis is derived from the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon ( Used with the permission from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion). The English Translation is a composite of J.W. Etheridge (Pentateuch), , C.W.H. Pauli (Isaiah), J. Treat (Song CC-BY-NC-SA-3.0)

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BibleCrawler Databases
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Hebrew Lexicon
Greek Lexicon
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Vulgate (Morphology)

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