- Defining The Issues:
- Bible "Translation" Or "Version"?:
- Why There Are Many Different Bible Translations:
+ NASB: "He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved..."
+NIV: "Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved..."
+KJV: "He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved..."
Consider John 14:6 as another example:
+NASB: "Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me."
+ NIV: "Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me."
+KJV: "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."
-While it is true that certain Bible versions such as the Jehovah's Witnesses' New World Translation or the Clear Word Bible have been deemed unreliable because of the intentional doctrinal corruption found within the text, a good translation of the Scriptures does not constitute a change in doctrine. The three types of translations available are word for word, thought for thought, and paraphrase
-How could Christians be mandated to agree on only one translation of the Bible when it also needs to be translated into different languages?
- How Can We Know That The Bible As We Posses It Is Trustworthy?:
- So Which Bible Translation Is The Best One To Read From?: