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JCBT Online Proverbs Course

The Book of Proverbs: Third in the Series… “TEXT IN CONTEXT: ONE BOOK AT A TIME” Online classes: November 2-20, 2020 Instructor: Murray Salisbury This series is designed to equip consultants and translators, focusing on a given book of the Bible – its text, context and message – during an intensive time period. Following the huge success of the first …

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Open Consultant Course now open for registration!

Course Dates: January 10-23, 2021 This exceptional 14-day course includes 12 days of study-tours relating Scripture text to its historical, archaeological, cultural, linguistic and geographical context.  The following topics will be covered: History, geography and archeology of the Land of the Bible Agricultural practices from the time of the Bible Flora and fauna mentioned in the Bible Cultural backgrounds of inhabitants …

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2021 SPECIAL SEMESTER PROGRAM

For CONSULTANTS and CONSULTANTS-IN-TRAINING Accredited by the Hebrew University- Rothberg International School. Advanced studies in Biblical Hebrew translation led by experienced translation consultants. Five-month study program at JCBT in IsraelDates: Monday Jan.25th – Wednesday, June 30th, 2021.This is a semester program which is taught as a whole.The courses are taught in sequence in modules of ca. one month each.Each course …

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'Land of the Bible' Short Course

We said goodbye this month to 18 United Bible Societies translators from 11 Asia-Pacific countries (Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga and Vanuatu). Having never seen Israel before, many said being here was a “dream come true,” and that it would help them translate the Scriptures more appropriately and with renewed faith. …

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The Class of 2018 Semester Program has Graduated!

Fifteen students from Ten different regions and countries have graduated JCBT’s intensive 5 months Semester Program. Two years worth of material were concentrated into just few months of hard work and many challenging tasks. Facing it all as a family, they successfully made it to the finish line. CONGRATULATIONS! In the course of this program they have experienced the text …

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Service for Deaf Bible Translators & Consultants Continues

The Historic 2016 JCBT Course for Deaf Bible Translators and Consultants An historic study-tour by JCBT for Deaf Bible Translation Consultants happened in September, 2016. Thirteen deaf participants had access to the Land of the Bible in a 4 week intensive course. We thank God  for this unique and empowering opportunity for the Sign Language translation projects in Kenya, India, Ethiopia, and …

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20th Anniversary Celebration

The Home for Bible Translators is celebrating 20 years of training translators in the land of the Bible, Israel (1995-2015). The program includes a day of lectures by distinguished HBT lecturers and alumni. You are welcome to attend (free). Please sign up! Happy to see you or hear from you! Halvor and Mirja Ronning & staff.