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La Biblia Reina-Valera Actualizada ya está disponible en Bible Gateway

We have some news of special interest to our Spanish-language readers. See below for an English translation. Nos complace anunciar la adición de una nueva Biblia en español a nuestra biblioteca disponible en línea: La Reina-Valera Actualizada. La Reina-Valera Actualizada (RVR 2015) es una revisión de la Biblia Reina-Valera 1909, pero tiene raíces que se […]

Filed under New version, Spanish

New Vietnamese Bible Now Available at Bible Gateway

We’re pleased to announce that the New Vietnamese Bible (NVB) is now a part of Bible Gateway’s online library! You can access it as you do any other Bible version by selecting it from the drop-down Bible menu at BibleGateway.com. Click here to start reading it from the beginning (Genesis 1). The NVB represents a […]

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Original Translator’s Draft Provides Earliest Known Look at the King James Bible

It’s been an exciting month for fans and historians of the King James Bible: scholars have identified a set of original translator’s notes that give us our earliest known look at how the King James Bible took shape: …in the archives of Sidney Sussex College there survives now the earliest known draft of any part […]

Filed under Bible, History, Translations

Live-Blog: Doug Moo’s Special Message on Bible Translation (Live Presentation from ETS 2014)

Read highlights from Dr. Douglas Moo’s presentation Wednesday night on Bible translation, “We Still Don’t Get It: Evangelicals and Bible Translation Fifty Years After James Barr.” We live-blogged these remarks during Dr. Moo’s speech, delivered in a special event at the 66th annual meeting (#ETS2014) of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) (@etsjets) in San Diego, […]

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Two New Bibles Now Available: Czech Bible21 and Hawai‘i Pidgin

We’ve added two new Bibles to our online library! The first two additions of 2012 are the Czech Bible21 and the Hawai‘i Pidgin translations.

Filed under Bibles, New version, News

Eugene Nida, Father of Dynamic Equivalence, Dies at 96

Eugene Nida, the father of the “dynamic equivalence” Bible translation philosophy, has passed away at age 96. His work and ideas had a lasting influence on many of the Bibles on our bookshelves—and on the way that scholars today approach the task of translating Scripture.

Filed under Translations

When Translating Grammar Changes the Meaning

Joel Hoffman of the God Didn’t Say That blog has an interesting post up about a Bible translation challenge that might seem counter-intuitive at first glance: sometimes directly translating the grammar of the original text actually corrupts the meaning in subtle ways.

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Wycliffe’s Bible now available on Bible Gateway

The newest addition to Bible Gateway’s library is actually a very old one: Wycliffe’s Old Testament<, which together with the New Testament that was already online makes the complete Wycliffe Bible available.

Filed under History, New version

Macedonian New Testament Now Available

The Macedonian New Testament is now online at the Bible Gateway! There are approximately 2 million people who speak Macedonian as their native tongue throughout the world and we’re thrilled that now they can read God’s Word online.

Filed under General, Translations