Category: "Christmas"

Рождество — 2010

December 24th, 2010
The Russian word for Christmas is Рождество, which comes from the verb родить “to give birth.” Here we have the text in which the Wise Men seek out Jesus (Matt 2:9-11). The text on the left is from the Russian Synodal Bible, which uses… more »

Рождество — 2009

December 25th, 2009
The Russian word for Christmas is Рождество, which comes from the verb родить “to give birth.” Here we have the text of the angels' message to Joseph (Matt 1:18-21). The text on the left is from the Russian Synodal Bible, which uses pre-revolutionary… more »

Рождество — 2008

December 25th, 2008
The Russian word for Christmas is Рождество, which comes from the verb родить “to give birth.” Here we have the text of the angels' announcement of Christ's birth to the shepherds. The text on the left is in pre-revolutionary spelling which is still… more »

Пророчество

December 24th, 2008
The Russian word пророчество means prophecy. Below you will find one of the most famous prophecies from the Old Testament. The text on the left is from a Russian Bible written in pre-revolutionary orthography. А ты, Виѳлеемъ Ефраѳовъ, мало тебѣ… more »

«Дело было в январе» Агнии Барто

December 23rd, 2008
Translation is a complex art. You might want a translation to: clearly indicate the words and grammatical structures of the original. This kind of translation is useful for people who have some skill in the original language and are trying to… more »