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Bible Version Detail — New International Version(NIV)

What's in a Version? is a book about the process of Bible translationAbbreviation:NIV
Name:New International Version
Functional Translation (1-10):5
Formal Translation (1-10):8
Ease of reading (1-10, 10 is easiest):7
Public Reading (1-10):8
Serious Study (1-10):8
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):Yes
Interdenominational Participation (Yes/No):Yes
Interfaith Participation (Yes/No):No
Committee Note:Evangelical
An evangelical standard. Few people need an introduction to this version.

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Study Your Bible in English (Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2017 22:13:37 +0000)

That is, study it in English if English is your native language, and when your knowledge of biblical languages isn’t up to the task. Face it. For most people, even those who have some study of biblical languages. Different levels of study of the languages provide different levels of benefits. But for most people, the best idea is to study the Bible more carefully and thoroughly in the language they actually know. There’s a sense among people in the pews...

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