New English Bible


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New English Bible

a new Modern English version of the Bible and Apocrypha, published in full in 1970
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For one, Jesus tells the locals to "take away the stone" (Oxford New English Bible, John 11.
Eliot, who in 1962, speaking of the New English Bible, lamented that, as a modern translation, it was a "symptom of the decay of the English language," even as he also warned that "the more it is adopted for religious services the more it will become an active agent of decadence.
The New English Bible (NEB) appeared in the 70s, the work of an international group of interfaith scholars.
One small suggestion: a new edition might consider substituting the translation of the Revised English Bible for that of the New English Bible.
James 1, 22 The new English Bible renders that beautifully: "Only be sure that you act on the message and do not merely listen.
See: Onkelos (Aramaic), The Jewish Publication Society of America, The International Critical Commentary: Genesis, The Soncino Chumash, The Holy Bible (Oxford University Press), The Anchor Bible, The Jerusalem Bible, The New English Bible with the Apocrypha.
WHILE morals are founded on Christian ethics, the act of homosexuality equals committing a sin, so sayeth the New English Bible (Leviticus 20:13-14): "If man has intercourse with a man as with a woman, they both commit an abomination.

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