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The Amplified Bible

Discussion in 'Bible Versions & Translations' started by Friend of God, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. Friend of God

    Friend of God Active Member
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    Is there anybody here who uses the Amplified Bible? What are your opinions of it, would you recommend it?

    Thanks for your time and your input.

    Rob
     
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    I own and have read the AMP-NT. I didn't find it to be a smooth read (the 'expansions' interupt the flow and are distracting). I don't have much use for it since many other sources (commentary, lexicons, dictionaries) fulfill the same functions only better.
     
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    Think based upon the 1901 ASV, so would have been better off just staying ewith that text by itself!

    not a bad study bible, just more of a running commentary on the text, so think better served using a good version and use a bible dictionary...
     
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