Bible Version Detail — New Revised Standard Version(NRSV)
New Revised Standard Version
Functional Translation (1-10):
Formal Translation (1-10):
Ease of reading (1-10, 10 is easiest):
Public Reading (1-10):
Serious Study (1-10):
Gender Neutral Language (1-10):
Capitalization of pronouns referring to God (Yes/No):
Extensive Translation of cultural terms (Yes/No):
Translated by Committee (Yes/No):
Interdenominational Participation (Yes/No):
Interfaith Participation (Yes/No):
Standard scholarly translation into English, commonly used in mainline seminaries and by mainline denominations. The translation uses formal equivalence, some gender-accurate translations, no special capitalization, a modern text and was done by a committe with interfaith cooperation. I strongly recommend it for serious study, but not for easy reading.
I wanted to write a quick note here as this relates to my study tonight, as well as illustrating quite a number of translation problems. Here is our text, with CEV (NOT CEB) to the left, NRSV in the center as a “literal” comparison, and NLT to the right. I’m copying the NRSV notes as they highlight the issue. CEV But we know that God accepts only those who have faith in Jesus Christ. No one can please God by...