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Bible Version Detail — Revised English Bible(REB)

What's in a Version? is a book about the process of Bible translationAbbreviation:REB
Name:Revised English Bible
Functional Translation (1-10):7
Formal Translation (1-10):6
Ease of reading (1-10, 10 is easiest):7
Public Reading (1-10):9
Serious Study (1-10):6
Gender Neutral Language (1-10):9
Capitalization of pronouns referring to God (Yes/No):No
Extensive Translation of cultural terms (Yes/No):No
Translated by Committee (Yes/No):Yes
Interdenominational Participation (Yes/No):Yes
Interfaith Participation (Yes/No):Yes
Committee Note:Broad range
This is my favorite reading Bible, and it is also sufficiently accurate for some serious study work. American readers may be annoyed by some anglicisms in the text, but it is much better than its predecessor, the New English Bible. A good study combination is the NRSV and the REB.

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Study Your Bible in English (Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2017 22:13:37 +0000)

That is, study it in English if English is your native language, and when your knowledge of biblical languages isn’t up to the task. Face it. For most people, even those who have some study of biblical languages. Different levels of study of the languages provide different levels of benefits. But for most people, the best idea is to study the Bible more carefully and thoroughly in the language they actually know. There’s a sense among people in the pews...

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