The Best Bible?: How to Navigate English Bible Translations With Insights Into Twelve Contemporary Versions (Paperback)

The Best Bible?: How to Navigate English Bible Translations With Insights Into Twelve Contemporary Versions By Matthew J. Barron Cover Image
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Whether you're looking for a Bible that you can trust or you're merely curious as to what makes each version unique, The Best Bible? will orient you with insights into the translation process and the kinds of decisions that Bible translators and editors make. It briefly surveys the rich (and treacherous) tradition of English Bible translation done by those who labored under official repression or paid with royal patronage. It will guide you through twelve contemporary English Bible versions, while demonstrating each of their aims and accomplishments, so that you will feel competent to pick "the best Bible" for your reading, teaching, or preaching.


Bibles covered include the

- King James Version;

- Revised Standard Version (RSV)(R);

- New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)(R);

- English Standard Version (ESV)(R);

- New American Standard Bible (NASB)(R), including the NASB 2020 and the Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)(R);

- New King James Version (NKJV)(R);

- New International Version (NIV)(R);

- Christian Standard Bible (CSB)(R), including the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)(R);

- New Living Translation (NLT)(R);

- NET Bible, New English Translation (R);

- The Message (R);

- The Passion Translation (TPT)(R).


Includes a glossary, a scripture index, and a subject index.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781946138026
ISBN-10: 1946138029
Publisher: Ad Fontes Press
Publication Date: July 30th, 2021
Pages: 608
Language: English