Section 9. The Most influential Translations of the Bible

85. The Bible

Jan Moerentorf, Antwerp, 1599. National Library of Belarus, Minsk

A new translation of the Holy Scripture into Dutch by the Leuven University professors which was printed by Jan, or John Moerentorf at the famous Plantin Press in Antwerp in 1599. This Bible used to be the standard Dutch translation in Roman Catholic Church until the 1800s.