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Bible Reviews

This page talks about various translations and editions of translations.

Pros and Cons Overview

  • The KJV is generally rejected because it is very old and it's a very poor translation.
  • The KJV is generally accepted because of it's antiquity and relationship to the protestant movement.
  • The RSV is generally rejected because it's translation is based on the original hebrew text and original critical sources of greek; thus it goes against the KJV in many readings of doctrinal significance.
  • The RSV is generally accepted because it's translation is based on the original hebrew text and original critical sources of greek; thus it goes against the KJV in many readings of doctrinal significance.
  • The NRSV is generally accepted because it's a revision of the RSV.
  • The NRSV is generally rejected because it's extreme and illogical use of gender-inclusive language obscures the meaning of the text in many places.
  • The ESV is generally accepted because it uses less gender inclusive language than the NRSV and changes back some doctrinally sensitive passages to a KJV reading.
  • The ESV is generally rejected because it made changes to the reading of the text based on Christian Doctrine, and often ignores the actual meaning of the text.

Artscroll's Stone Edition Chumash is quickly becoming a translation of choice among the English-speaking Orthodox world.

bible_reviews.txt · Last modified: 2018/02/10 06:27 by serena