Bible. Swedish

  • Bible. Swedish
  • Bibeln eller den Heliga Skrift : innehållande Gamla och Nya Testamentets kanoniska böcker

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Editorial Practice

Encoding format: Plain text

Method of transcription: scanning and keying. Refer to index file for more information

Proof reading still in progress and being carried out voluntarily by many native Swedish speakers. Refer to the assignments and Changelog files for more information

Files containing books of the Bible appear in the same order as the printed edition

Direct speech indicated by » »

Each chapter has a small text of summary at its beginning

OTA keywords

Sacred texts

  • designation: Text data
  • size: (72 files : ca. 5 MB)
Creation Date


Source Description

(Text is from the 1917 ed. of the Swedish Bible. The exact copy used by Project Runeberg is not known.)


Compressed tar file

Contents: 00.txt. Förord till den elektroniska utgåvan ; 01.txt.-66.txt. [Bibeln] ; assignments. [provides detailed information about which parts of the electronic text have been fully proof read] ; Changelog. [documents the chronology of the creation of, and ammendments to, the electronic text] ; index. [gives information about which book is represented by which numbered file and includes details about how and by whom each individual book was transcribed] ; Readme. [contains information about Project Runeberg, including contact details] ; Todo

The complete text of the Swedish Bible is present but footnotes and references to other verses are presently incomplete.

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