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 11.39); he does not do it himself.
Johnson in his preface to the dictionary.) It was not until the 1960s that a New English Bible was introduced, making room for contemporary idiom and the evidence of more ancient Greek manuscripts (though there had been various revisions, called "Revised Standard Versions," from Victorian times onward, to bring up to date Tudor locutions that had changed their meaning in spoken English: "prevent," for instance, meant to precede or to anticipate; and "let" meant its opposite, to hinder).
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.
The Hebrew Old Testament; the Greek New Testament; the King James version; the New English Bible; why, it's being updated all the time.
1 Tony Jacklin became the first British golfer to win the US Open for nearly 50 years 2 Bertrand Russell and Janis Joplin died 3 The New English Bible went on sale 4 The UK age of majority was reduced from 21 to 18 impossipuzzles Josh picked up the photo.
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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