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Bible Version Detail — God's Word(GW)

What's in a Version? is a book about the process of Bible translationAbbreviation:GW
Name:God's Word
Functional Translation (1-10):7
Formal Translation (1-10):7
Ease of reading (1-10, 10 is easiest):6
Public Reading (1-10):6
Serious Study (1-10):6
Gender Neutral Language (1-10):1
Capitalization of pronouns referring to God (Yes/No):Yes
Extensive Translation of cultural terms (Yes/No):No
Translated by Committee (Yes/No):Yes
Interdenominational Participation (Yes/No):Yes
Interfaith Participation (Yes/No):No
Committee Note:Evangelical
An evangelical translation with Lutheran roots. It has not become extremely popular. I suspect this is because it is positioned in terms of Bibles in a place similar to that of the NIV.

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Revisiting Acts 17:26 (Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 15:46:17 +0000)

Yesterday I blogged about the HCSB of Acts 17:26, and in particular the portion that reads something like “made of one ______”. The KJV reads “blood” which is one of the textual variants, while the HCSB says “man” which apparently does not occur in any of the ancient manuscripts. Since I read these lectionary texts daily for two weeks, today I encountered it in a different version, this time the TNIV, surely not one that could be accused of supporting...

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