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ISBN-10: 0312565585

ISBN-13: 9780312565589

For centuries, translations of the Bible have obscured our realizing and appreciation of the unique textual content. Now And God Said offers readers with an authoritative account of important mistranslations and exhibits how new translation tools can provide readers their first glimpse into what the Bible relatively means.

And God Said uncovers the usually faulty or deceptive English translations of the Hebrew Bible and the recent testomony that fees from it. occasionally the usual English is simply deceptive. different instances the blunders are extra huge. however the error are common. This publication tackles such concerns as what is wrong with the 10 Commandments (starting with the observe "commandments"), the right kind description of the "virgin" beginning, and the strangely sleek message within the track of Solomon, in addition to many different unforeseen yet thought-provoking revelations.

Acclaimed translator Dr. Joel M. Hoffman sheds gentle at the unique goal of the textual content and the newly constructed signifies that readers can use to catch up with to it. In And God Said his clean process has united the subjects of faith, language, and linguistics to provide the 1st sleek realizing because the Bible used to be written.

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