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Bible Version Detail — Phillip's New Testament(Phil)

What's in a Version? is a book about the process of Bible translationAbbreviation:Phil
Name:Phillip's New Testament
Functional Translation (1-10):7
Formal Translation (1-10):1
Ease of reading (1-10, 10 is easiest):8
Public Reading (1-10):6
Serious Study (1-10):3
Gender Neutral Language (1-10):1
Capitalization of pronouns referring to God (Yes/No):No
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 translator
An old standard that sort of started the idea of paraphrases. It is not properly called a paraphrase, because the translator, J. B. Phillips, worked from the source language texts.

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