Category Archives: NLT

Another Update for the New Living Translation in 2015

The New Living Translation is at it again.  Another update. On my post Minor Changes to the New Living Translation in 2013, one Joshua H. has left the following comment: “Tyndale has released a 2015 update to the NLT! They have … Continue reading

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Bible Translation Survey Results

“With well over 300 comments in 48 hours, here are the results of my small research project as to what Bible translations the Ryle readers enjoy reading from: 34% – English Standard Version (ESV) 16% – New American Standard Bible … Continue reading

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Translating Acts 1:4 in light of the Communal Meals in Luke-Acts

I’ve only found three translations, two mainline, and a newcomer, that seem to have gotten Acts 1:4 right, the NIV, NLT, and the CEB, respectively. Okay, let me make my case: 1. “On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave … Continue reading

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Galatians 6:17: “Marks” or “Scars”?

This is perhaps only a stylistic affair.  But I do love the sound of “scars” for the Greek στίγματα, stigmata at Galatians 6:17—“scars” has a ring to it! I found only the NLT and the HCSB going for “the scars … Continue reading

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