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One of the most frequently asked questions related to the Bible is, "Which Bible translation should I use?" People often wonder what is the all-around best English Bible translation available.

In Which Bible Translation Should I use Douglas Moo, Wayne Grudem, Ray Clendenen, and Philip Comfort make a case for the Bible translation he represents:

  • Douglas Moo: NIV 2011
  • Wayne Grudem: ESV
  • Ray Clendenen: HCSB (Holman Christian Standard Bible)
  • Philip Comfort: NLT (New Living Translation)In each case, the contributors explain the translation philosophy under- lying these major recent versions. They also compare and contrast how specific passages are translated in their version and other translations.

    Which Bible Translation Should I Use? is ideal for anyone who is interested in the Bible and wants to know how the major recent English translations compare. After you've read this book, you will be able to answer the title question with confidence. You will also learn many other interesting details about specific passages in the Bible from these top experts.
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GREAT INSITES TO THE WORLD OF TRANSLATING

Date:September 6, 2013
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The first chapter was great, but after that it got too technical and repetitive. I was looking for a more general comparison and some justification for people insisting on " KJ ONLY". I see now there's no simple answer !
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