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.
My one contribution to biblical scholarship is to have convinced Reynolds Price to translate akridas as "grasshoppers" in his A Palpable God (the New English Bible still has "locusts").
He held the same copy of the New English Bible that he had brought into court the previous day.
Notable translations in English include the unsurpassed King James (Authorized) Version (1611), the English Revised Version (1881-85), the Revised Standard [American] Version (1946-57), the New English Bible (1970), the [Catholic] Confraternity Version (1952-61; later issued as the New American Bible, 1970), and the Jerusalem Bible (1966).
One small suggestion: a new edition might consider substituting the translation of the Revised English Bible for that of the New English Bible.
1 Tony Jacklin became the first Briton to win the US Open for 46 years 2 Bertrand Russell and Janis Joplin died 3 The Old Testament section of the New English Bible went on sale 4 Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl was published impossipuzzles "So you have five kids, with the one girl in the middle," said Alan.
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.

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