Syriac Peshitta Resources 

This is a mirror of http://aifoundations.org/peshitta/index.html which seems to be about to go down.


The Syriac New Testament, according to the British and Foreign Bible Society's Edition of 1905.

For PDF copies of these files click here.

A hard copy can be ordered from the American Bible Society.

Syriac New Testament with Psalms UBS, 1985. (Ancient Syriac) Jacobite script. (No longer available from ABS: try this link instead: Bible in my language).

The pointing of the text is based on use of the Syriac Electronic Data Retrieval Archive (SEDRA), developed by George A. Kiraz, and distributed by the Syriac Computing Center.

For additional information on the structure of the Database, see G. Kiraz, `Automatic Concordance Generation of Syriac Texts', in VI Symposium Syriacum 1992, ed. R. Lavenant, Orientalia Christiana Analecta 247, Rome, 1994.

The Syriac Computing Center / Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute

In order to properly view the text in Syriac, one should make use of the Meltho fonts distributed by Beth Mardutho. Currently there exists support for the following operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP/2000, Linux/BSD, Unix, and Mac OS X. For further information see the Meltho font page.

Meltho OpenType™ Syriac Fonts

Some English translations:

"Murdock, James P.", The New Testament: Translated from the Syriac Peshito Version (1852)   NOW OFFLINE: still available at Archive.org here.

"Etheridge, John Wesley", The Peschito Syriac New Testament: Translated Into English (1846)

Other links:

Lexicon to the Syriac New Testament (Peshitta), William Jennings, The Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1926

A Compendious Syriac Dictionary founded upon the Thesaurus Syriacus by Robert Payne Smith (Oxford: At the Clarendon Press 1903)

The text of the Peshitta Old Testament (Peshitta Institute, Leiden) can be downloaded at the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon web site.

A number of online Syriac texts and grammars can be downloaded here.

Some Aramaic links:

Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, by Marcus Jastrow

Constructive feedback is welcomed to Roger Pearse.

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