Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Context Group Version

Today's "new" version comes after I was re-browsing a great page called Online Translations of the Bible. Not hard to guess what it is about.

The version I noticed is called the Context Group Version and "is fairly literal, but takes into account the cultural insights of the Context Group scholars." The version, by Joseph Morovich, is to be found here, more about the version here and information about the Context Group is here.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Spoken English New Testament

When I first made an entry in my book The Bible Version Encyclopedia (the second edition will be called The Encyclopedia of English Bible Versions), the Spoken English New Testament wasn't finished yet. When mention of it was made over on the Better Bible Blogs, I naturally clicked to visit it again. Dr. Mealy has all the books ready (it may still be in translation/revision) and available at his website, Simple Gospel.

Friday, April 25, 2008

Trinity Bible

I noticed this link on the Better Bibles Blog today. It is called the Trinity Bible and is a work in progress. Portions are available for download.

1 Corinthians 13

If you are a collector of Scripture translation portions, here's another one for you. It is a translation of 1 Corinthians 13 found on the Better Bibles Blog. The post is by Suzanne Mcarthy, the translation by Carl Conrad.

The Book of King Solomon

Here's something different for you - "The Book of King Solomon." This isn't a translation of a canonical Scripture. William Chamberlin sent this one along to me. The Book of King Solomon was supposedly written by a court historian to the king. The translation is reportedly from a manuscript given to the translator by an elderly relative. What do you think?

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Graphe - Our New Bible

The translators are listed at the website for "Graphe - Our New Bible" now. View them by clicking here.

Accent Translation

William Chamberlin drew my attention to another translation. This one is called the "Accent Translation." You can view it on the author's (Lane Keister's) blog here. Begun in February of 2006, this may be inactive now as the last post was in September of 2006.

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Literal English Translation Bible

This is included with the Bible Library software from Ellis Enterprises. The copyright (for the translation) in the old version I have is 1988. However, a recent article in the Journal of the International Society of Bible Collectors, Bible Editions and Versions, brought this to my attention. The article is a regular column by William Chamberlin titled The Bible Online. While this literal translation is obviously an older version, it doesn't appear to be mentioned much. Thanks to Mr. Chamberlin for this one!