Section 9. The Most influential Translations of the Bible

88. Port-Royal Bible (Bible du Port-Royal or Bible de Sacy)

Paris, 1711. National Library of Belarus, Minsk

The Bible translation into French by Louis-Isaac Lemaistre de Sacy, a French theologian and humanist, jansenist priest of Port-Royal monastery. One of the most known and wide-spread translations into French in the 18th c. for wide public who did not know Latin.