What is a word for word translation of the Bible called?


What is a literal translation of the Bible?

The English Standard Version is a literal translation of the Bible, firmly rooted in the tradition of Tyndale and King James but without archaic language. Published at the beginning of the 21st century, it is extremely close to the Revised Standard Version and is well suited to public reading and memorisation.

What was the English translation of the Holy Bible called?

The Tyndale Bible generally refers to the body of biblical translations by William Tyndale ( c. 1494–1536). Tyndale’s Bible is credited with being the first English translation to work directly from Hebrew and Greek texts.

What Version is the Bible?

Complete Bibles

Bible Abbr. English variant
Children’s King James Version Modern English
Christian Community Bible, English version CCB Modern English
Christian Standard Bible CSB Modern English
Clear Word Bible Modern English

What is the original version of the Bible?

The oldest surviving full text of the New Testament is the beautifully written Codex Sinaiticus, which was “discovered” at the St Catherine monastery at the base of Mt Sinai in Egypt in the 1840s and 1850s. Dating from circa 325-360 CE, it is not known where it was scribed – perhaps Rome or Egypt.

What are the different Bibles called?

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  • Protestant Bible.
  • Catholic Bible.
  • Jewish Bible.
  • Anglican Bible.
  • Greek Orthodox Bible.
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Is the ESV Bible accurate?

The English Standard Version is the result. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate that the ESV is a light revision of the RSV and that, because of the textual basis and translational errors carried over from the RSV, it is not a trustworthy translation of the Bible.