New PDF release: And God Said: How Translations Conceal the Bible's Original

ISBN-10: 0312565585

ISBN-13: 9780312565589

For centuries, translations of the Bible have obscured our knowing and appreciation of the unique textual content. Now And God Said offers readers with an authoritative account of vital mistranslations and exhibits how new translation tools can provide readers their first glimpse into what the Bible fairly means.

And God Said uncovers the usually erroneous or deceptive English translations of the Hebrew Bible and the recent testomony that rates from it. occasionally the regular English is simply deceptive. different occasions the errors are extra significant. however the blunders are frequent. This publication tackles such concerns as what is wrong with the 10 Commandments (starting with the notice "commandments"), the right kind description of the "virgin" start, and the strangely smooth message within the music of Solomon, in addition to many different unforeseen yet thought-provoking revelations.

Acclaimed translator Dr. Joel M. Hoffman sheds gentle at the unique goal of the textual content and the newly constructed signifies that readers can use to catch up with to it. In And God Said his clean technique has united the subjects of faith, language, and linguistics to provide the 1st sleek realizing because the Bible was once written.

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