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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.
Abbreviations for Bible Versions vi
To the Reader 1
A Short History of Bible Translation Andreas J. Köstenberger David A. Croteau 4
Chapter 1 Translation Comparison 24
Chapter 2 The English Standard Version (ESV) Wayne Grudem 40
Chapter 3 The New International Version (NTV) Douglas J. Moo 78
Chapter 4 The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) E. Ray Clendenen 117
Chapter 5 The New Living Translation (NLT) Philip Comfort 157
Select Annotated Bibliography 188
Name Index 197
Subject Index 199
Scripture Index 201
Posted August 30, 2013
Provides important background in understanding Bible translation. Discussion of four major translations by a person involved in the translation -- ESV, HCSB, NIV and NLT. Very helpful and informative.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.