1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

Which Translation for college?

Discussion in '2005 Archive' started by Ben W, Mar 4, 2005.

?
  1. NIV

    100.0%
  2. RSV

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. NRSV

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Ben W

    Ben W Active Member
    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2002
    Messages:
    8,883
    Likes Received:
    6
    This poll found its way here as a result of the New Revised Standard Version discussion, feel free to post your thoughts wherever suits you best! [​IMG]
     
  2. Deacon

    Deacon Well-Known Member
    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2002
    Messages:
    7,204
    Likes Received:
    207
    Faith:
    Baptist
    For college?
    My choice would be the NASB (New Australian Standard Bible ;) ).

    Rob
     
  3. Craigbythesea

    Craigbythesea Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2003
    Messages:
    5,500
    Likes Received:
    20
    Even though Americans don't know how to spell "centre" and "colour," the NASB stands head and shoulders above the others. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  4. NaasPreacher (C4K)

    NaasPreacher (C4K) Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2003
    Messages:
    26,806
    Likes Received:
    78
    None of the above

    NASB if you support the so called minority texts
    NKJV if you support the so called majority texts
     
  5. Dr. Bob

    Dr. Bob Administrator
    Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2000
    Messages:
    29,562
    Likes Received:
    83
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Agree with "none" and C4K's assessment of good translations.

    Why limit to those 3? They all have glaring weaknesses. :(
     
  6. 4His_glory

    4His_glory New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2005
    Messages:
    2,884
    Likes Received:
    0
    None of the above, I agree with C4K, NKJV for majority text supporters, and NASB for minority, I would add ESV to that as well.
     
  7. Keith M

    Keith M New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2002
    Messages:
    2,024
    Likes Received:
    0
    Of the selections in the poll, I voted for the NIV. However, I would actually choose either the NKJV or the NASB...
     
  8. Spoudazo

    Spoudazo New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2005
    Messages:
    500
    Likes Received:
    0
    I'm in college and soon (Lord willing) seminary,

    I use KJV, ESV, NASB [​IMG]

    By the way, NONE of your choices would be a choice of mine, just thought I'd say [​IMG]
     
  9. Craigbythesea

    Craigbythesea Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2003
    Messages:
    5,500
    Likes Received:
    20
    If you support the "so called majority texts" you DEFINETLY do not want to use the NKVJ because the phrase translated, " Him who lives forever and ever " (Rev. 5:14) and the words translated, "and he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him" (Acts 9:6) are not found in ANY known Greek manuscript and are translated from the Latin Vulgate. How can anyone claim that phrases that are not found in ANY known Greek manuscript are found in the majority of Greek manuscripts? :D

    [​IMG]
     
Loading...