Tag Archives: NRSV

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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“Humor in Bible Translations”

It’s time to lighten up! In this edition of “Humor in Bible Translations,” the ESV is featured: There will be two women grinding together. One will be taken and the other left.  (Luke 17:35, bold added) —perhaps to Lady Gaga’s Grammy winning … Continue reading

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Don’t call it a Comeback!

Recently commenter Jon Hughes said this about the NRSV (New Revised Standard Version): Wouldn’t it be interesting if the NRSV made something of a comeback against all the heavily promoted ‘evangelical’ Bibles?  (bold added) I don’t think the NRSV needs to … 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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