Bible Translations

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    For those who read the Bible on occasion (or frequently), some questions:

    1. Which translation do you prefer to read?
    2. Do you use other translations?
    3. Are there any translations you do not/will not use?
     
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    1. NKJV
    2. AV1611 - KJV
    3. If not the above, I don't use them although I have used them to cross reference a thought or point.
     
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    1. NIV/Amplified
    2. sure - If away from a computer I use what's at hand.
    3. KJV/NKJV
     
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    For me,

    1. ESV (English Standard Version)
    2. I have NIV and NASB study Bibles that I read regularly.
    3. KJV and The Message.
     
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    1) King James Version
    2) No
    3) No
     
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    1) KJV
    2) Reina Valera (spanish)
    3) NIV

    -Douglas
     
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    KJV
    Yes when i want clarification.
    Maybe the JW version.
     
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    Le reina valera es una buena biblia.
     
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    Hadn't thought about that one... the New World Translation. I've never read it, but it apparently misinterprets quite a few verses in order to make the Bible "fit" Jehovah's Witness theology.
     
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    I wonder how people can relate to what they read in KJV...to me, the english seems so...foreign.
     

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