Bible de Genève

Bible de Genève is a French translation of the Bible, which was published in Geneva in 1535.[1] The English Bible of 1560 which is called the Geneva Bible is a different translation.


The Bible de Genève was made by Pierre Robert Olivétan (c.1506—1538) who is believed to be a cousin of John Calvin.[2] Olivétan published his first Bible translation in 1535 in Neuchâtel, a Swiss town. This translation has a preface by Calvin.


  1. "1562 Geneva Bible In French". Retrieved 12 December 2010.
  2. "History of the French Bible". Retrieved 12 December 2010.

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