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Posted by chrisbaker at Mar 15, 2004 7:43:04 PM
RSV Psalms verse numbering
I've noticed that the verse numbering of quite a few of the Psalms is 'off' in the RSV.

SUMMARY: For every Psalm that has a 'title,' the RSV codes that title as the first verse, moves the first verse to second, etc.

Further Explanation:
For example, Ps. 90.1&2 in the KJV (and others) is: "1 A Prayer of Moses the man of God.
Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations. 2 Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. "

The same passage in the RSV is: "1 A Prayer of Moses, the man of God. 2 LORD, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations. "

Thus, every incidence of this makes it appear that the chapter in question has an alternate (additional) verse in the RSV.

Thanks for your work on the programs. God bless.

Posted by mdbarton at Jun 23, 2004 11:33:01 PM
Re: RSV Psalms verse numbering
I have noticed this issue as well. As the RSV is a very popular version it would be nice to see this fixed....