Tag Archive | Translations

Five More Myths about Bible Translations and the Transmission of the Text

There’s an old Italian proverb that warns translators about jumping in to the task: “Traduttori? Traditori!” Translation: “Translators? Traitors!” The English proverb, “Something’s always lost in the translation,” is clearly illustrated in this instance. In Italian the two words are virtually identical, both in spelling and pronunciation. They thus involve a play on words. But […]

Further Reading on Bible Translations

For further reading: Bruce Metzger, The Bible in Translation: The Ancient and English Versions Gordon Fee and Mark Strauss, How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth Ron Rhodes, The Complete Guide to Bible Translations F. F. Bruce, History of the Bible in English Donald Brake, Visual History of the King James Bible: The […]


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