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Which Bible Translation Should I Use: A Comparison of 4 Major Recent Versions

Andreas Kostenberger (Ed)David A Croteau (Ed)
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Which Bible Translation Should I Use: A Comparison of 4 Major Recent Versions
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Which Bible Translation Should I Use: A Comparison of 4 Major Recent Versions

Andreas Kostenberger (Ed)David A Croteau (Ed)

Four Four Bible experts make a case for using the modern English translation of Scripture he personally prefers; Douglas Moo (NIV 2011), Wayne Grudem (English Standard Version), Ray Clendenen (Holman Christian Standard Bible), and Philip Comfort (New Living Translation).



One of the most frequently asked questions related to the Bible is, “Which Bible translation should I use?” People often wonder what is the all-around best English Bible translation available. In this book, Douglas Moo, Wayne Grudem, Ray Clendenen, and Philip Comfort make a case for the Bible translation he represents: the NIV 2011 (New International Version), the ESV (English Standard Version), the HCSB (Holman Christian Standard Bible), and the NLT (New Living Translation) respectively.

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.

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About "Which Bible Translation Should I Use: A Comparison of 4 Major Recent Versions"

Four Four Bible experts make a case for using the modern English translation of Scripture he personally prefers; Douglas Moo (NIV 2011), Wayne Grudem (English Standard Version), Ray Clendenen (Holman Christian Standard Bible), and Philip Comfort (New Living Translation).



One of the most frequently asked questions related to the Bible is, “Which Bible translation should I use?” People often wonder what is the all-around best English Bible translation available. In this book, Douglas Moo, Wayne Grudem, Ray Clendenen, and Philip Comfort make a case for the Bible translation he represents: the NIV 2011 (New International Version), the ESV (English Standard Version), the HCSB (Holman Christian Standard Bible), and the NLT (New Living Translation) respectively.

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.


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One of the most frequently asked questions related to the Bible is, "Which Bible translation should I use?" People often wonder what is the all-around best English Bible translation available. In this book, Douglas Moo, Wayne Grudem, Ray Clendenen, and Philip Comfort make a case for the Bible translation he represents: the NIV 2011 (New International Version), the ESV (English Standard Version), the HCSB (Holman Christian Standard Bible), and the NLT (New Living Translation) respectively.

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.


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Meet the Authors

Andreas Kostenberger (Ed)

Andreas J. Kostenberger (Drs., Vienna University of Economics, Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is Professor of New Testament/Director of Ph.D. Studies at South East Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest. He is also the editor of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, and the author of numerous books including The Gospel of John (Baker Exegetical Commentary of the New Testament) Encountering the Gospel of John, The Book Study Concordance of the Greek New Testament, and The Missions of Jesus and the Disciples according to the Fourth Gospel.

He also translated Adolf Schlatter's two-volume New Testament Theology. His current publications include The Pastoral Epistles (Revised Expositor's Bible Commentary); A Theology of John's Gospel and Letters: The Word, the Christ, the Son of Godand The Cradle, The Cross and The Crown.
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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 363307
  • Product Code 9781433678387
  • ISBN 1433678381
  • EAN 9781433678387
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Exegesis
  • Publisher Broadman & Holman
  • Publication Date Oct 2012
  • Sales Rank #69915
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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