Which Bible Translation Do You Prefer?

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  1. Dave Kemp

    Dave Kemp Member Anglican

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    Yes, definitely not the greatest.
     
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    For prayer I use the 1928 APB and the AV. Then I use the D-R and the NRSV
     
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    What do you like about the 28BCP?
     
  4. CFLawrence

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    What do I like about the ‘28 BCP? Beauty! And I only use it for morning and evening prayer so there is nothing in there objectionable to a Roman Catholic.
     
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    Thomist Anglican New Member Anglican

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    I've been reading the New Oxford Annotated Bible NRSV for the last year and it is quite good. My second go to has been the Didache Bible which contains the Ignatius Bible text and notes from the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Now, while I don't agree with all the notes, some of them are quite well written and I love the RSC-2CE version of the Bible. I am looking to purchase an Ancient Faith Bible from Holman and the Orthodox Study Bible as well.
    I will admit I have far to many bibles on my shelf, being an avid collector. I just have the view of there can never be "to many bibles on my shelf". :crosssign2::book:
     
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    The Ancient Faith Bible sounds interesting and very Anglican
     
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    I use the Authorized KJV for Mass, MP, and EP. I like to read from the KJV sometimes at leisure, but I use the ESV as my main study text. I'm currently reading through the Bible (ESV) with the M'Cheyne reading plan.
     
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  8. Shane R

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    I've been reading the Good News Translation a lot lately. It's a good version to read to kids. It also has an excellent version of the Song of Songs, much earthier than any other version I can think of. Most translations have the unfortunate habit of sanitizing the book. It's actually full of innuendo. The GNT psalter is not the best though.
     
  9. Rexlion

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    Try adding pepperer. ;)

    (I may need a back-porch conversation for that...)
     

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