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The Luther Bible is a German language Bible translation from Hebrew and ancient Greek by Martin Luther. The New Testament was first published in 1522 and the complete Bible , containing the Old and New Testaments and Apocrypha , in 1534.
The project absorbed Luther's later years.  Thanks to the then recently invented printing press ,  the result was widely disseminated and contributed significantly to the development of today's modern High German language.
To help him in translating into contemporary German, Luther would make forays into nearby towns and markets to listen to people speaking. He wanted to ensure their comprehension by translating as closely as possible to their contemporary language usage. His translation was published in September 1522, six months after he had returned to Wittenberg. In the opinion of the 19th century theologian and church historian Philip Schaff ,