ISBN-10: 0312565585

ISBN-13: 9780312565589


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

And God Said uncovers the usually erroneous or deceptive English translations of the Hebrew Bible and the recent testomony that costs from it. occasionally the standard English is simply deceptive. different occasions the blunders are extra tremendous. however the blunders are frequent. This publication tackles such matters as what is wrong with the 10 Commandments (starting with the observe "commandments"), the proper description of the "virgin" beginning, and the unusually smooth message within the tune of Solomon, in addition to many different unforeseen yet thought-provoking revelations.

Acclaimed translator Dr. Joel M. Hoffman sheds gentle at the unique purpose of the textual content and the newly built implies that readers can use to catch up with to it. In And God Said his clean procedure has united the subjects of faith, language, and linguistics to provide the 1st smooth knowing because the Bible used to be written.

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