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Which Bible Translation Should I Use?

Church members often ask pastors the same questions again and again. One of the more frequent ones, with a preamble, goes something like this: “Pastor, I need to get a new Bible. 735 more words


The words of God

by Mike Ratliff

34 ὃν γὰρ ἀπέστειλεν ὁ θεὸς τὰ ῥήματα τοῦ θεοῦ λαλεῖ, οὐ γὰρ ἐκ μέτρου δίδωσιν τὸ πνεῦμα. John 3:34 (NA28)

34 For He whom God sent speaks the…

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Equiva-what? Types of Translations

To my bi- or poly-lingual friends:

Have you ever wanted to reach through the TV screen, or through time, and steal a translator’s keyboard before they mangled a beautiful scene or mis-translated a crucial word? 655 more words


Can Bible Translators Outdo God?

Those who frequent this blog know that I am an ardent defender of an essentially literal Bible translation. Many of you have informed me throughout the years that you too are of the same persuasion. 730 more words