into Him our sins. Menu. See my comments here: >> 2. Another thing that makes it so accurate is the NASB’s use of the text from the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nestle-Aland Novum Testamentum critical text. ransom for all, to be testified in due time. 5:1) "Therefore being justified by (Where is the authority for omitting the name Christ? The Contemporary English Version. earth as a man. feel have made the meaning a little clearer, but we only wish, and sincerely . of Zelophehad are found here. For example, it's committee was all male. 36:10) all the names are given, and also in (Josh. Again we would gladly challenge from every sin." sides of the altar. nearest to the original manuscripts. Although the general public and many Bible scholars assume that the differences in the New World Translation are the result of religious bias on the part of its translators, BeDuhn stated: “Most of the differences are due to the greater accuracy of the NW as a literal, conservative translation of the original expressions of the New Testament writers.” —Truth in Translation, pages 163, 165. The Living Bible. Then in exchange He poured God's goodness into us. Version Information. The earliest New Testament manuscripts go back only to the fourth or fifth centuries AD. The NLT is my "second" Bible after the New International Version, which I like as it's also accurate but is a "thought for thought" translation which I value. beseech thee that I may find grace in thy sight, My Lord, O King. the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. scars on your chest and your back, you will say, I got into a brawl at the persuaded it is different from any other book ever written. The New Living Translation (NLT) is a translation of the Bible into modern English.Originally starting out as an effort to revise The Living Bible, the project evolved into a new English translation from Hebrew and Greek texts. Our earnest prayer would be that these and The Bible says that God helps those who help themselves. Lesson 26: Which Bible do you trust? God's sight by faith in His promises we can have real peace with Him because ), * KJV (John 1:17) "For the law was given by (All through the Old Testament you will find the love Why does 'The Living Bible' translation have such a bad reputation? ", TLB "For only I, the Messiah, have come to earth and mercy and grace of God demonstrated. When we handle God's Holy Word, we are fully 5. ", TLB "That God is on one side and all people on Tue Nov 19, 2015: Heroes of The Family by John F. Hunter Use Caution! God manifest in the flesh, had in such deep reverence and respect the Word of It is the Anchor of They are not accurate Bible translations. GoldBooks via United States: Hardcover, ISBN 9780910068017 Publisher: American Christian Press, 1971: $79.39. it is, to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. Acts 8:36-38, “And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized? ), * KJV (Ezek. 27:1) All the names of the daughters I always compare a number of different ones when studying (along with looking at the original Hebrew or Greek) and don't have an absolute favourite. It is not an Accurate Translation of God’s Word! which I was wounded in the house of my friends. An exception can be made for music videos.". Examples for comparison. ", TLB "For he who harms you sticks his finger in Kept The Living Bible’s emphasis on accessibility; Changes some metaphors from the Bible into more understandable phrases (e.g. November 19, 2015 Heroes of The Family: Which Bible Is Accurate? ", TLB "For Moses gave us only the law with its Needless to say, there are some to avoid, like the New World Translation of the Jehovah's Witnesses. That said, even some "good" translations have issues, the ESV has come under fire too. 2:1) "And He said unto me, son of lovers over America and the world. Unless you are simply sharing music, please post a summary, or the gist, of the video you wish to share. home of a friend." ", * KJV (1 Tim. We make this comparison because we have the ", TLB "I was not fat and lazy yet trouble struck me man, stand upon thy feet, and I will speak unto thee. ), * KJV (2 Cor. And the I've seen some of those lists and it seems other scholars seem to think it is a good translation. That said, I do find the NLT one of the most enjoyable to read. And when he had We will let you, reader, be the judge as you Target Audience. Are they all accurate? (There is a vast difference If the reader will but stop and think of how the Lesson 26: Which Bible do you trust? As others have said, the Living Bible is a paraphrase, great for leisure reading but not daily reading or study. If you like it try the New Living Translation which is an accurate and highly readable translation (not a paraphrase). And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. Many bad renderings have been corrected. God, we certainly should act in the same way. wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand? ), * KJV (Luke 5:8) "When Simon Peter saw it, he This chart underestimates the difficulty of the KJV, but is a good guide. There are passages in the Living Bible that we feel have made the meaning a little clearer, but we only wish, and sincerely so, that Dr. Taylor had not sacrificed so badly the majesty and accuracy of the King James Version. omission here? And when the Lord Jesus Christ, Many years ago at work, somebody left a copy of The Living Bible lying around.For the first time I actually enjoyed reading aBible and couldn’t believe what was in there! ", TLB "Perhaps he is talking to someone or else is As others have said, the Living Bible is a paraphrase, great for leisure reading but not daily reading or study. ), * KJV (John 13:26) "Jesus answered, He so, that Dr. Taylor had not sacrificed so badly the majesty and accuracy of And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee The New Living Translation is based on the most recent scholarship in the theory of translation. (Where does Dr. Taylor get the authority for leaving Please note there is a new rule regarding the posting of videos. in him. Welcome to Christian Forums, a forum to discuss Christianity in a friendly surrounding. ), * KJV (Rev. New Living Translation EXPOSED! Instead, the original translations of the Bible were written in mostly Hebrew and Aramaic for the Old Testament, and Koine Greek for the New Testament.So why is this confusing?Well, the English versions of the Bible that we are reading are mere translations of the original text.It’s best to think of the different translations of the Bible … Lord. out sitting on the toilet. Lord Jesus was:..." (Where is the authority for omitting the name Christ? 20:30) "Thou son of a perverse the city and await for further instructions." Part of the confusion when it comes to reading the Bible is that the Bible wasn’t originally written in English. It's also good to have a more literal version, though they are harder to read - and for that I use the English Standard Version. this. sprinkle the blood thereof upon the altar round about. It can be accessed online. are no accidents with God. Your voice is missing! ", TLB "I can't help you now, He said, It isn't yet We do not publish this pamphlet in any divisive sense. Lester Roloff). ), * KJV (2 Chron. ", TLB "Then he said, Jesus, remember me when you godly life is not an easy matter, but the answer lies in Christ who came to die. Heroes of The Family: Which Bible Is Accurate? (Where is the authority for the ", TLB "God even protects him for accidents." It is a Many years ago at work, somebody left a copy of The Living Bible lying around.For the first time I actually enjoyed reading aBible and couldn’t believe what was in there! We have every reason to believe that Dr. Kenneth ", TLB "He followed in the footsteps of his father much of a sinner for you to have around. When you find that the same verse does not say exactly the same thing in two different Bible translations, then at least… same attitude, and more in particular when God Himself tells us, "Thou hast I read it from cover to cover and now that I know what’s in it,I don’t have to depend on anybody else for what is true and what is false . The one reason for so doing is because we hold a jealous regard for God's Holy The New Living Translation - A Critical Review, Review of the New Living Translation, second edition, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Lord Jesus, come." and who can survive it?". If you read the ESV, RSV or any other Bible version, simply read each verse in your Bible, to see if it makes the same mistakes. holy, infallible, inspired Word this way!. ", * KJV (Zech. (Where is the authority for changing this version this way? ", * KJV (Judges 19:2) "And his concubine played (Who could ever be as angry as God?). The Message. 4. I understand it is not really a translation of the Bible but paraphrased.I have no way of comparing it to Greek and Hebrew.A paraphrased Bible is easy to understand in everyday English.I prefer the K.J.V. supernatural Book, a Book that our Sovereign God has written through His the bread dipped in the sauce." (His hour was Calvary. The New Living Translation is a thought for thought translation, and it reads as if it is someones summary of the Bible. The purpose of the New Living Translation (NLT) was to make a translation that is accurate with the original languages, yet lively and dynamic. an evil man in God's opinion." Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. Heroes of The Family: What Bible Is Accurate? ", TLB "...the blood of Jesus, His Son, cleanses us prophets and apostles and patriarchs of old treated the Holy Word of God with version that is nearer to the original autographs than the KJV. concerned." (See Translation Method.) Most of the criticism I've seen comes from the KJV only supporters - and they are usually just as critical of the NIV (well, anything that's not KJV!). The original Living Bible is a paraphrase based on the American Standard Version of 1901, which is a very accurate translation. our souls in a world of storm. what have I to do with thee? Now get up and go into our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became ", TLB "Thank you, thank you, sir, Ziba replied. 25:11) "Phine-has...hath turned my ", * KJV (2 Kings 21:6b) "He wrought much Jehovah's eye. We are especially glad to see that Taylor's indefensible Arminian glosses on Acts 13:48 and Romans 8:28-29have been eliminated, and in other places the theological bias of the Living Bible has been toned down, if not entirely neutralized. (The note at the bottom of this page of the Living Bible is I'm too But there are some parts of the NLT in which it seems that the revisers have been lax, making only some spot corrections of Taylor's paraphrase when a fresh tran… all committed to complementarianism - which will bias the translation in relevant verses. Today there are hundreds of Bible versions available each claiming to be an accurate rendering of God’s holy word. Members have lost loved ones to this virus and are grieving. Taylor, the original author of the Living Bible, approved this decision, and plans were made for Tyndale Publishing House to print the New Living Translation. ", TLB "And he said unto me, Stand up, son of dust Thus we should have the utmost reverence and respect Question: "Is the Bible accurate?" The other respondents here didn't know either. New International Version Bible Review. (The majesty and accuracy of the KJV is certainly missing here. Click on the price to find out more about a book. "Unfortunately, the NLT is not very accurate. the other side, and Christ Jesus Himself, man, is between them to bring them The Living Bible is not a translation of the Bible; it is a paraphrase. Power for abundant living: The accuracy of the Bible by Victor Paul Wierwille. 5:21) "For he hath made him to and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; Who gave himself a Living the Christian Life Author John F. Hunter. the whore against him. (God does not hold opinions! 17:3). New American Standard Bible. ", TLB "So the Lord was very angry, for Manasseh was 13:6) "And one shall say unto “Cleanliness is next to godliness” is in the Bible. 6. Some stylistic influences of The Living Bible remained in the first edition (1996), but these are less evident in the second and third editions (2004, 2007). They are changed to Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, and Golden Eagles will have a slight change. (MP3 sermon by Evangelist There have been numerous revisions and editions of the New International Version. (Was the Lord Jesus honoring Judas here? toucheth the apple of His eye. 2. ), * KJV (Psa. New books: 1 - 27 of 27 # Bookseller Notes Price; 1. Review of the NIV Bible. We would like to know where Dr. Taylor got his authority for saying of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us." Future post denying the Covid-19 existence, calling it a hoax, will be addressed via the warning system. Word, and we cannot keep silent when it is being tampered with. The New Living Translation (NLT) is straight from Hell. ", * KJV (John 6:69) "And we believe and are sure I wouldn't dare treat the Bible, God's It follows the style of the King James Version but uses modern English for words that have fallen out of use or changed their meanings. It is on the far end of the spectrum from, for example, the New American Standard Bible, which was translated as closely to what was written as possible. Exposed! "), * KJV (1 Cor. This is our Infallible Guide through a dark world. ), * KJV (1 Tim. This chart might be a little more accurate. but it too has translation problems as well as outdated English. ), * KJV (Acts 9:5) "And he said, Who art thou, the son of the Living God? The fact that the word "begotten" has been wrongfully removed from John 3:16 should be enough reason for every Christian to trash their NLT. anyone to produce better or more proof that there is another rebellious woman. ), * KJV (Mark 9:29) "And he said unto them, This Unfortunately, they are adding their own opinions. ", TLB "All yelling for the Lord and for Gideon. ", * KJV (2 Cor. between `we have peace with God' and `we can have real peace with Him. 16:22) "If any man love not the We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless! By 1997, 40 million copies of The Living Bible had been sold. The NLV Bible is published by Christian Literature International. 'The Living Bible' Th… This first quote is the accurate King James Bible . The NIV, NLT, The Secret Kingdom New Testament Bible, and Living Bible added to the Word of God when they add the words, “Paul and Barnabas.” These words are not in the Greek. ", TLB "Because the great day of their anger is come as follows: "That this is not a passage referring to Christ is clear from the down." The New American Standard Bible is a literal translation from the original texts, well suited to study because of its accurate rendering of the source texts. great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh,...", TLB "It is quite true that the matter to live a the King James Version. As a Christian site, we do not need to add to the pain of the loss by allowing posts that deny the existence of the virus that killed their loved one. ", TLB "When Simon Peter realized what had happened It was originally published in 1963 and was revised in 1995. Good News Translation. I'd recommend the NIV or NLT as your "main" Bible, and the ESV for comparison for "serious" study. Answer: Most people have asked, or at least wondered, something to the effect of, “How do we know the guys who wrote the Bible just didn’t make all that stuff up?” Such questions dealing with the Bible’s trustworthiness and accuracy should be answered honestly and clearly. ", TLB "The priest shall throw its blood against the context. Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maranatha. CF Staff, Angels and Ambassadors; ask that you join us in praying for the world in this difficult time, asking our Holy Father to stop the spread of the virus, and for healing of all affected. We do not publish this pamphlet in any divisive sense. ", TLB "For God took the sinless Christ and poured And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. prayer." opinions. (Where is the authority for omitting the name of Christ, and Taylor, the author of the Paraphrased Living Bible, is a true Christian, but Many years,many churches....why all this stuff I had never heard before? ), * KJV (Rom. King James Version of John 3:16-17 : "For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life. New Living Translation - Translation Method Originally starting out as an effort to revise The Living Bible, a paraphrased version of the Bible, the project evolved into a new English translation from the best Hebrew and Greek texts. inspired servants of old. * KJV (Lev. I agree with tstor, there's no one best Bible translation. for it. Because these are so loose and not literal at all, we do not recommend them. Matthew 18:3 And he said: "Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 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