Regarding the words of Jesus, preachers do sometimes overdo it on focusing on the minutiae. Most likely, he would thank you for the compliment rather than searching for his dog. But why did Paul believe that Jesus had been bodily resurrected? The explanation of these myths are clear-cut as are also the other 5 myths in another post. I provided the correct translations and scriptures as they were used. The Crusaders not only killed Islamic soldiers, they slaughtered entire cities, including Christian cities such as Constantinople.
On the type of translation? Herman Grobler, Pretoria, South Africa. The differences between Bible versions are in no way self-evident, so if you do not take the time to explain why paraphrases should be used differently to non-paraphrases people will assume they are just inferior. In all due respect, Mr. In fact, I constantly tell English-speaking Christians that one of the Bibles they must own is a King James Bible. Nestle-Aland bases most of its readings on Aleph and B, and in the 3000 places where they do not agree, mostly B.
In my library I have this quote from Jerome regarding his translation methodology: For I myself not only admit but freely proclaim that in translating from the Greek except in the case of the holy scriptures where even the order of the words is a mystery I render sense for sense and not word for word. We really appreciate the work and thorough investigation you have given us, Dan Wallace. Free version: The economy is booming: exports are up and construction is growing. I slowly came to realize that there is zero verifiable evidence for the Resurrection, and, the Bible is not a reliable document. To facilitate ease of comparison, Stephanus added the verse numbers. In Conclusion , A literal translation is a translation that follows closely the form of the source language Also known as: word-for-word translation.
Even so, come, Lord Jesus. For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment; Holman Christian Standard Bible ©2009 For example, a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and a poor man dressed in dirty clothes also comes in. The Apocrypha are books found only in Roman Catholic Bibles. Give me one example except for the mistaken verse of Rev. I use to believe like you sir until I studied the issue myself.
Also we see that at the oak of Mamre God appears to Abraham as 3 men and Abraham addresses all 3 as if they were one person. But do not reject other versions based on better true facts. I have written about this before at the Better Bibles Blog: Much better would be to explain exactly what makes those translations distinctive: perhaps they are written with more words as they use less jargon; perhaps they put too much interpretation into the text itself, clearing up ambiguities which the other translations leave in. Like Daniel, While I would mostly agree with the idea, in point 13, that gender-inclusive translations are not driven by a social agenda, I think it is clear that the changes to our language that gender-inclusive translations are attempting to address have been strongly influenced by a social agenda outside of the church that, at its roots, is unbiblical. I believe and trust in my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ the Word of God. Like Dear Oleson Lyng, I would like to know more about your book.
Now you want me to believe that any attempts over the ensuing 400 years have even come a fraction a nanomneter close to the diligence these men put into it? But to believe that Jesus of Nazareth rose from the dead I would have to believe this incredible supernatural event occurred by blind faith, a synonym for superstition. The genitive is either objective or subjective. If it goes against his moral law its sin. Conservative Christianity is an evil, immoral belief system. Like Point 10 is questionable, too.
Do you really think a murderer that kills a bunch of people and has no regard for human life should go to paradise? When Jesus made the relationship to God individual, then public acknowledgement was unnecessary, hence the water baptism in any form lost validity. My mom knows and has used the word virgin in Armenian kuys but also has used the word girl akhchik to mean virgin. I already have Jesus Christ living inside me and the fountain of living water springing out of me — so why would I care for half a minute whether or not I get to eat from any tree? It contains many, many errors, contradictions, and deliberate alterations and additions by the scribes who copied it. That is what it means to love your neighbor more than yourselves and I was following the Commandment of Jesus Christ. From poetry to prose Another type of literal translation happens when translating poetry or prose.
But I'd very much like to hear what other translators think. You believe in Jesus because of your subjective feelings, intuition, and experiences. I strongly encourage you, Steve, to look beyond the comfort that your belief system gives you and look at the horrifically immoral behavior of your god in the Old Testament. But by immersing themselves in their favorite reading topics, they felt far away from their predicament, as if they had escaped. Certain situational context asks for certain text and in return, certain text creates certain context.
That you are at a level of glory ones should hope to attain to for what certain outcome 100 years from now? Is it correct theologically to say that God would in His care for His Word make sure that there was always a relatively accurate representation available throughout the ages? Like Gary, there is certainly more to consider in the prophetic word on Jesus. The version we read now is not the 1611 version in any case; there have been revisions to it. Yet, no one, including fundamentalists, believes that the apostle Peter wrote the Gospel of Peter. If this text was in fact added later why was there no opposition to it by the church? This unfortunate mistake probably happened when a scribe misread the uncial letters. However when we accept him and if we sin we can be forgiven all we have to do is acknowledge we did wrong.