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By Leland Ryken

ISBN-10: 1581347308

ISBN-13: 9781581347302

Of the numerous Bible translations on hand this present day, are a few larger than others? if this is the case, what standards do we use to figure out what makes a great translation? Leland Ryken introduces readers to the valuable matters during this debate and provides numerous the explanation why basically literal—word-for-word—translations are more suitable to dynamic equivalent—thought-for-thought—translations. You don’t need to be a Bible student to acknowledge the necessity for a high quality Bible translation. all of us need to know that the Bible we learn, learn, and memorize is trustworthy to the unique. Dr. Ryken tackles this factor and breaks it down during this concise, logical, and simple e-book, giving readers a necessary device for choosing a Bible translation.

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45:8, KJV, NASB, ESV), not such mundane versions as “palaces adorned with ivory” (NIV) or “palaces panelled with ivory” (REB) or “palaces decorated with ivory” (GNB, NLT). 10. C ONSISTENCY I NSPIRATION WITH THE D OCTRINE OF You can trust an essentially literal translation to be most consistent with the doctrine of plenary or verbal inspiration. Such a translation believes that the very words of the Bible are inspired and therefore inviolable—that the revelation of God resides in the words themselves, not merely in thoughts or ideas.

An essentially literal translation will fire your imagination and wonder with its evocative picture of “ivory palaces” (Ps. 45:8, KJV, NASB, ESV), not such mundane versions as “palaces adorned with ivory” (NIV) or “palaces panelled with ivory” (REB) or “palaces decorated with ivory” (GNB, NLT). 10. C ONSISTENCY I NSPIRATION WITH THE D OCTRINE OF You can trust an essentially literal translation to be most consistent with the doctrine of plenary or verbal inspiration. Such a translation believes that the very words of the Bible are inspired and therefore inviolable—that the revelation of God resides in the words themselves, not merely in thoughts or ideas.

It was the Holy Spirit who gave us figurative language, and an essentially literal translation preserves that figurative language. 9. P RESERVING THE B IBLE THE D IGNITY AND B EAUTY OF You can trust some essentially literal translations to preserve the exaltation, dignity, and beauty of the Bible. You can expect to read, “Behold, I stand at the door and knock” (Rev. 3:20, KJV, NASB, ESV), not such things as this: “Here I am! I stand at the door and knock” (NIV, TNIV), or, “Here I stand knocking at the door” (REB), or, “Listen!

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