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This Bibelen på Norsk, or a bible translated for Norwegians, was published in 1910 and likely transported to the "New World" by an immigrant who considered it a prized possession. The date February 19,1910 with an inscription that indicates it was a gift to Dagmar Johannessen from his Bestefar, or Grandfather, I. Loyndal.

Portions of the bible were translated into Old Norse as far back as the late 13th century. In 1816 the Norwegian Bible Society was founded as part of a broad international movement to make the Bible available to everyone. Until 1930, when a Norwegian translation was finally p...


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