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Choosing a Bible Translation

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Published by Liturgical Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible readings or selections,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Religion,
  • Bibles - Other,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Versions,
  • Biblical Reference - General,
  • Reference,
  • Bible.,
  • Bible,
  • English,
  • Translating

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8043888M
    ISBN 100814625819
    ISBN 109780814625811
    OCLC/WorldCa43370479


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Choosing a Bible Translation by John J. Pilch Download PDF EPUB FB2

We who speak English are blessed with a multitude of competing translations of the Bible. With so many possibilities, which should you choose.

Here is at least one answer to this common question. Transcript Recently a reader got in touch to ask me about Bible translations. What translation do I use, what translation do I recommend, what should we think about as we consider how to read.

Choosing a Bible Translation, - Read more about spiritual life growth, Christian living, and faith. Before the yearyou had three choices for an English Bible translation: the KJV, the KJV Author: Spiritual Life.

History of the English Bible Important Bibles from the history of the English Bible, and books on the fascinating history of the Bible.

For New Bible Readers Help for those new to the Bible. About Choosing a Bible Cover Protecting and enhancing your Bible. PC Users- Use the Bible Finder to help find the Bible that's right for you. In a thirty minute (or less) window of time you can learn the basics of the arguments for word-for-word (as much as possible) translations of the Bible.

I created a video summary of this book titled Choosing a Bible - Video Book Summary that can be found at the most popular video site on the Internet. The video is too long to post here/5(17). A translation that focuses on formal equivalence* will be most helpful.

I'll be reading big sections at a time (e.g. following a Bible reading plan) A translation that focuses more on dynamic equivalence**.

I want to get a sense of the complexities of the passage and what translators have wrestled with. This leads to "Choosing a Bible Translation" by John J.

Pilch. In reading the book, it seems that Pilch is Catholic. To be honest, this is the reason I brought the book (I don't have any books on the subject from a Catholic viewpoint).

After an introduction, Pilch starts off by explaining formal and dynamic equivalence/5(3). The Book, a contemporary, easy-to-understand Bible is available in the fastest growing Bible translation, the New Living Book will impact the hearts and lives of people worldwide through the authoritative yet easy-to-read New Living Translation that brings the Good News alive to readers of all ages.

Designed for someone who is new to the Bible or for an unbeliever, The Book /5(23). As a working translator, I have studied translation for years. Though I would agree that knowing the original language is key for understanding certain texts, when it comes to the Bible, I don't.

Choosing a Bible Translation Anyone who has ever gone into a bookstore or shopped online for a new Bible knows that there are lots of possibilities and decisions to make.

There are more English Bibles available today than at any time in history. then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, "Whoever is for the LORD, come to me!" And all the sons of Levi gathered together to him.

"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse.

So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants. We all want to know that the Bible we read, study, and memorize is faithful to the original.

Ryken tackles this issue and breaks it down in this concise, logical, and straightforward book, giving readers a valuable tool for selectiong a Bible translation.

Choosing a Bible: Understanding Bible Translation Differences () by /5(4). Again, the three areas above are important in choosing a Bible for a child or youth as well. It is essential they are able to read the translation or paraphrase as well as understand what they are reading. Depending on the age of your child you may decide choosing a Bible story book best.

The NASB, a highly precise translation, pairs well with NLT, a smooth reading. The ESV, a balanced translation with a tendency toward precision, pairs well with NIrV, which prefers readability.

While the Faithlife Study Bible comes free with the LEB, there are many other translations available for $ each on Pick your preferred. In this book, we’ve tried to put choosing a Bible translation on a more objective footing.

In consultation with the representatives of the four major recent versions included in our volume, we chose over a dozen significant passages across both Testaments and have each of these scholars explain their particular choice of translation.

To find a translation that works for you, we suggest you compare how each of the Bible translations interpret your favorite verses – see which speaks to you best. For more help choosing a Bible that suits you, download our FREE Bible Guide About Bible Types. Bibles come in a variety of sizes and formats.

Many are targeted for specific people. These are at the extreme dynamic end of the spectrum. The best known is The Living Bible (TLB), also called “The Book.” When selecting a Bible version, you need to know your goal. If you want a Bible for ordinary reading, a moderate or dynamic version would suffice.

Choosing a Bible Translation Between the literal and the paraphrase. Articles J When looking at the vast array of Bibles, many Christians wonder how to select the best one for them. Walk into the average Christian bookstore and you will find many different Bible translations available for purchase.

Ryken tackles this issue and breaks it down in this concise, logical, and straightforward book, giving readers a valuable tool for selecting a Bible translation. “ Professor Ryken draws on decades of experience to show that many modern English translations fail to meet accepted standards of excellence in accuracy, faithfulness to the.

In the How to Choose a Bible Translation course, you will learn: How we got our English Bible. If you’re like most Christians, you’ve read the Bible most of your life—but it can be hard to understand what much of the Bible means In The Interpretive Journey:.

Bottom line: If you want the best study Bible, I recommend getting an essentially literal translation. Because you want the translation to be as close to the original as possible, while still being readable. God chose specific words to include and exclude in scripture, and our job as readers is not to change those words, but wrestle with their.

A dynamic translation is more of a thought-for-thought translation and can be a better choice for someone new to the bible, or someone picking it up for some daily reading. The translation is more free with the word order, grammar and word choice, which can make the text more readable, but less precise.

An astonishing wealth of resources for studying the Bible is available today, including what are called “study Bibles.” This article offers some help in choosing a study Bible and is divided into three parts: (1) an overview of study Bible features and the history of study Bibles; (2) an overview of study Bibles currently available; (3) some guidelines and recommendations.

Choosing a Modern Bible Translation. WHY should there be modern Bible translations. Are not the old ones, such as the King James and the Douay versions, good enough?They are good, no doubt, and have helped countless numbers to have faith in God and in his Word, the Bible.

The best known is the Living Bible (TLB), also known as “The Book.” The basic question you need to ask when selecting a Bible version is the purpose you are pursuing.

If you simply want a Bible for ordinary reading, a moderate or dynamic version would suffice. There's even an archeological Bible that adds historical information beyond what's written in the Bible to help readers better understand the context. Help Choosing a Bible Translation With so many different translations available, it can be hard to choose which version to buy.

Bible Translation Guide: Which Bible Translation Should I Use. Original Language of the Bible. When choosing a Bible translation, A study Bible includes opening information for each book of the Bible. This information includes a few paragraphs of the major concepts and themes of each book, who wrote the book, why the book was written.

Bible Reading and Bible Study with the Olive Tree Bible App from Olive Tree Bible Software on your iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, Windows, and Kindle Fire Choosing a Bible Translation.

How to Pick a Bible for Your Purpose Audience: Adult Individuals Youth Children New to the Bible Format: Web As you begin to pick an English Bible for your purpose, remember that some of the translations available today are better known by their full name, and others by their acronyms.

You don't have to be a Bible scholar to recognize the need for a quality Bible translation. We all want to know that the Bible we read, study, and memorize is faithful to the original. Ryken tackles this issue and breaks it down in this concise, logical, and straightforward book, giving readers a valuable tool for selecting a Bible translation.

The Holy Bible - Book 01 - Genesis - KJV Dramatized Audio - Duration: Choosing the Right Bible Translation for Your Church - Duration: zonder views. This book brings clarity to the issues and makes a strong case for an essentially literal approach. Taking into account the latest developments in Bible translation, Leland Ryken expertly clarifies the issues that underlie modern Bible translation by defining the terms that govern this discipline and offering a.

Book Review: Choosing a Bible Understanding Bible Translation Differences by Leland Ryken, reviewed as part of a program at The Diet of Bookworms. This booklet is a short argument for the superiority of translations of the formal equivalence type, or as Ryken prefers to call them, essentially literal translations, over the dynamic equivalence.

Choosing a Bible translation for yourself can be overwhelming. Here are some tools to help you select a Bible that's best for you.

When choosing a Bible translation for yourself, the best way to go is to understand where the translation comes from and which approach to take. Experts in biblical history will be quick to point out that no Bible translation should ever be regarded as definitive for historical study.

That's because by itself, the Bible is not a history book. It's a book of faith, written over four centuries by people with very different viewpoints and : Cynthia Astle. The 39 books of the Old Testament form the Bible of Judaism, while the Christian Bible includes those books and also the 27 books of the New Testament.

This list of books included in the Bible is known as the canon. That is, the canon refers to the books regarded as inspired by. Get this from a library.

Bible translation differences: criteria for excellence in reading and choosing a Bible translation. [Leland Ryken]. Bible, especially when they commended characters for choosing to obey God rather than human monarchs, as at Exodus With James’s approval and patronage the work pressed ahead and the new, nonannotated version was published in File Size: KB.

New English Bible (NEB) and the Revised English Bible (REB) The neb was completed inafter a quarter of a century of labor.

It marks a new milestone in translation: it is not a revision of the KJV, nor of any other version, but a brand new translation. It is a phrase-for-phrase translation.