I would urge you to buy this translation if you find it difficult to understand the Bible. If you need your item s soon, please choose a shipping method that meets your requirements. Some have accused the translators not only of simplifying the language which brings its own problems but also skewing some of the theological meaning. Isaiah - Very interesting reading it right after Revelation. The translation simplifies Biblical terminology into more everyday words and phrases.
And he goes out of his way to explain things that his fellow gentiles might not understand. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. That is quite the prayer in vs. In this case, you get what you pay for. Everyone who has faith in me will live, even if they die. Creating and Crafting the Contemporary English Version. I first got this Bible from a church and it literally fell apart because it was previously owned by someone else, I was so happy to find how easy and inexpensive it was to get it online! Do these laws and rules tell us what God is like, and what His will is, or do they tell us what the Israelites were like, tailored very specifically for their needs? Did every word of the Bible come as dictation straight from the mouth of God? I bought this because I wanted a Bible for my Kindle, and it's a version I really like that you can't get on the Bible Gateway app.
Song of Solomon - God invented love and passion and sex. I have read more than a dozen excellent translations but the Contemporary English Version is one of the most readable for me. I have read more than a dozen excellent translations but the Contemporary English Version is one of the most readable for me. But I do enjoy using it for private devotion as it is so readable. Archived from on June 18, 2008. Like most translations, there were parts where I really liked the way it was translated, and there were other sections that disappointed. Always be faithful to your partner, because God will punish anyone who is immoral or unfaithful in marriage.
Orders to Alaska, Hawaii, military installations overseas and U. As a result of this it won the coveted Crystal Award in 1996 from the Plain English Campaign, which is awarded to publications that are considered to be as clear as possible for the intended audience, which makes it a great translation for youth Bibles. Ezekiel - The prophet in Jerusalem after her leaders went into captivity. Are the various commandments, laws an A very enjoyable modern language translation of the Bible. Revelation - I've got to think that it had some sort of meaning and encouragement to the early church; There is some pretty wild stuff in here. H Not long ago I completed my fourth reading of the Bible.
It is kind of like listening to one side of a phone conversation. May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Deuteronomy - Moses' final words to Israel. But, God will make things right in the future. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.
This led to a series of test volumes being published in the late 1980s and early 1990s. All in all a good translation for new Christians but I don't think it is in print today with a lot of it's potential market being taken by the heavily marketed New Living Translation. Ezra - Ezra, an expert in the law of God, brings the 2nd wave of people back to Jerusalem. While most products ship the same or next business day, some free shipping orders may not ship out immediately. For now, consider improving your experience even more by upgrading to Bible Gateway Plus! Like most translations, there were parts where I really liked the way it was translated, and there were other sections that disappointed. Mark - The Good News about Jesus, the Christ, the Messiah, the anointed one, short and fierce.
Some have accused the translators not only of simplifying the language which brings its own problems but also skewing some of the theological meaning. Among the volumes published were Luke Tells the Good News About Jesus 1987 , The Good News Travels Fast — The Acts of the Apostles 1988 , A Few Who Dared to Trust God 1990 , and A Book About Jesus 1991. Nehemiah - Hung out with Ezra; helped put the returned Israelites on the path to obedience. News reports about the service claimed that the Bible spanned more than 30,000 text messages. My mom might be a good Catholic, or she might be a bit of a nut.
It uses American spelling and metric measurements. An interesting record of the kings of Judah from Solomon to the Babylonian captivity. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. . These studies focused on how English was read and heard.