Tag Archives: RSV

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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An Episcopalian on Choosing A Bible

Donald C. Kraus, Executive Editor for Bibles at Oxford University Press, and a lifelong Episcopalian, takes a look at Choosing A Bible: For Worship, Teaching, Study, Preaching, and Prayer. After addressing What is a Translation? Source and Target Languages, Original … Continue reading

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Am I the Only One who finds the TNIV's rendering of Rom 12:1c Humorous?

For years I’ve noticed both translators and commentators debating the best way to translate Romans 12:1c, τὴν λογικὴν λατρείαν ὑμῶν, traditionally, “which is your reasonable service” (KJV). Translations before 1995: ASV—“which is your spiritual service.” NKJV—“which is your reasonable service.” … Continue reading

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