Tag Archives: NLT

How the New Living Translation Bible Surprised Me

On occassion I would look to BibleGateway for the Scripture I’m about to post to my FaceBook account.  The New Living Translation (NLT) was the last Bible translation I last used, so it was still the “preferred”one.  The Holman Christian Standard Bible was the version … 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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There’s something to reading other Bible Translations

When I started my Greek readings back in the day, one thing my Greek instructor drilled into my head: read several Bible translations to see the possibilities in how a text be may rendered. Well, I was reminded of this … Continue reading

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Rethinking the English Standard Version (ESV): Three Reasons why I made the Switch

Since announcing my decision to replace the TNIV as my primary text, several readers have inquired about what Bible I’m going to switch to. Well, I was holding it off until I saw what the revised Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) … Continue reading

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