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Questions about versification systems: when translations break up the text into verses in different places

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Why is Jonah 1:17 missing in the BHS?

I was checking the BHS and saw that Verse 17 of Jonah is missing. I can't find the reason why it is omitted. Can anyone tell me why Jonah 1:17 is ommited in the BHS?
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Why isn't 2 Corinthians 13:14 in the NRSV?

I was researching references to the trinity in scripture, and although I am aware that the reference in 1 John 5:7 is likely spurious, can't seem to find the verse in the NRSV. There is no note as to ...
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Translation from Hebrew to English of Ecclesiasticus 4:20

I would like to find the Hebrew translation to Ecclesiasticus 4:20. The source of my query is the clock pictured in this article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_St._Mary%27s_Cathedral - As one ...
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Why does the Tanakh translation have more verses in Numbers 27 than other translations do?

In the Tanakh translation , Numbers chapter 27; has a lot more verses than other translations do. Why? Example: Numbers 27:16-26 in the Tanakh, can not be found in the KJV Old Testament. The last ...
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What is the origin of the chapter divisions for the Book of Jonah in English Bibles?

The English Standard Version has a footnote for Jonah 1:17 stating that the verse is "Chapter 2:1 in Hebrew". The Miles Coverdale, Geneva and 1611 Authorised Version all contain Jonah 1:17, while the ...
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Why is the seventh day of creation part of Genesis 2 and not 1? [duplicate]

Is there a specific reason to have the seventh day separated and placed as first verses in Genesis 2? Is it a later addition to the original text?
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Micah 4:14 or 5:1 - why the discrepancy?

In most translations of the Bible I have seen, it is noted that Micah 5:1 is actually Micah 4:14 in Hebrew. (see note "a") What is the cause of this discrepancy?
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Why is the position of the verse marker of 1 John 2:14 inconsistent?

i.e. NASB: I have written to you, children, because you know the Father. 14I have written to you, fathers, HCSB: 14I have written to you, children, because you have come to know the ...
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How were the passage divisions in the King James Bible determined?

The Cambridge edition of the King James Bible that I have shows passage (or paragraph) divisions throughout. I used to think that these were related to the Eusebian Canons, but this doesn't seem to ...
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Is Joshua 21:36-37 authentic or an addition?

These two verses are not found in the NJPS: and out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer with its pasturelands, Jahaz with its pasturelands, Kedemoth with its pasturelands, and Mephaath with its ...
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Different versings of Genesis 32

Christian versions of the Bible seem to have a different versing scheme than Jewish ones for Genesis chapter 32. What is the first verse in the Christian versions is the last verse of 31 in the Jewish ...