Is there an English version Bible that has the best and oldest translations of the Septuagint and the Masoretic and the Aramaic texts all combined into one translation?

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    Not sure what you mean by 'one text'. The Parallel Aligned Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Texts of Jewish Scripture may be of interest. logos.com/product/2209/… – Schuh May 25 '15 at 16:45
  • Beverly, I hope this doesn't sound like an advertisement, but check out Gorgias Press. gorgiaspress.com/bookshop ... I used to rely on them for most all of my texts, early Aramaic New Testament versions, (Cureton, etc). I hope you will find what you are looking for. But--in one book? Just give me a few more years .... :) – elika kohen May 26 '15 at 4:14
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    @Schuh - Good to know about that Logos product -- but worth noting given OP's interest in English translations that Tov's edition is in original languages. – Dɑvïd May 26 '15 at 6:30
  • 'Best translation' is so rarely combined with 'oldest' that I'm going to have to vote to close this as unclear, because you really have not sufficiently specified what criteria you would use to judge these translations as 'best'. – curiousdannii May 27 '15 at 9:27

The very short answer is: "no".

These textual traditions are sufficiently distinct that it would not make sense to have an amalgamated edition (which is what I take it is meant by "all combined into one translation"). One might have a "polyglot" edition setting out each tradition in running parallel, but I'm not aware of one that combines these traditions in English translation.

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Best Aramaic (Syriac, Targums etc..) here. There's definitely a learning curve to the site.


Click on the left side of the screen "Search the CAL lexical and textual databases" & then click "Text Browse" or "Targum Studies Module"

Also Sefaria has amazing Hebrew (at top) & Targum (at bottom) translations. https://www.sefaria.org/texts/Tanakh

Targum translations https://www.sefaria.org/texts/Tanakh/Targum/Targum%20Jonathan

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