What is the closest translation to the Hebrew bible?

Answer Dr. Bruce A. Ware, theologian, says of the New American Standard Bible: "Better than any other English translation, the Updated NASB represents the writings of the original Hebrew and Greek authors... Read More »

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What is the translation for the Hebrew word heylel?

The Hebrew word heylel occurs in Isaiah 14:12. The King James Bible translates it as "Lucifer" (bearer of light). The New Living Translation gives it the meaning "shining star." Heylel means the mo... Read More »

Is there an English translation of a Hebrew New Testament?

There are a number of different websites that offer a Hebrew-to-English version of the New Testament that show the translations from Hebrew to English. There are also standard English versions of t... Read More »

When was the translation of Hebrew scriptures into Greek?

There is no exact date as to when the Hebrew Scriptures were translated into Greek. The belief of most scholars is that it occurred around 300 to 200 B.C. The practice was initiated by Greek-speaki... Read More »

What is the origin of the New Living Translation of the Bible?

The New Living Translation Bible, originally published in 1996, was translated by professors from universities and seminaries in England, the United States, Australia and Canada. These translators ... Read More »