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Bible Version Detail — The Living Bible(TLB)

What's in a Version? is a book about the process of Bible translationAbbreviation:TLB
Name:The Living Bible
Functional Translation (1-10):7
Formal Translation (1-10):1
Ease of reading (1-10, 10 is easiest):8
Public Reading (1-10):3
Serious Study (1-10):1
Gender Neutral Language (1-10):2
Capitalization of pronouns referring to God (Yes/No):Yes
Extensive Translation of cultural terms (Yes/No):No
Translated by Committee (Yes/No):No
Interdenominational Participation (Yes/No):No
Interfaith Participation (Yes/No):No
Committee Note:Individual evangelical translator
The Living Bible is a true paraphrase, since the translator, Kenneth Taylor, worked from an existing English text, the American Standard Version. The Living Bible is very free, and while I don't call it a cultural translation, it does occasionally translate cultural terms and references.

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Living New Testament

The Catholic Living Bible: Paraphrased : A Thought-For-Thought Translation : Black Leatherette

The Living Bible

The Living Bible: Personal Gift Edition/Black (Personal Gift Edition)

The Way (The Illustrated Edition of the Living Bible)

The Way: The Catholic Living Bible


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