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« on: September 04, 2012, 10:00:35 PM »

Seen a few here quote from it in their sigs. That good eh? I really like the rendering of Genesis from what I read thus far, espcially the "fluttering" bit.

Anyone direct me to an amazon.com link that is worth my money?
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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2012, 11:33:05 PM »

I have been rockin' the YLT for at least 4 years now.

I have the big white one:

http://www.amazon.com/Youngs-Literal-Translation-Bible-Robert/dp/0965307859/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1346815899&sr=8-1&keywords=ylt

I fell in love with it after Genesis 1:1.

Its major downside is the rendering of the tetragrammaton as "Jehovah". I always change that when citing it.

It does not contain, however, to my knowledge, the barbarism "sexual immorality" in place of fornication.

Ridiculous.
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2012, 12:11:56 AM »

Yeah his translation of Genesis sold me as well. Brilliant.

Thanks for the link. Ordered.
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2012, 12:14:13 AM »

That's great and all, but I saw the below in the 'what other customers bought' section, so I'm getting it instead:

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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2012, 12:16:27 AM »

Is that a lesbian or a dude?
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2012, 03:01:10 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Seen a few here quote from it in their sigs. That good eh? I really like the rendering of Genesis from what I read thus far, espcially the "fluttering" bit.

Anyone direct me to an amazon.com link that is worth my money?

I read a Young's Literal from time to time, though I actually prefer this more obscure literal version from Arkansas.

The Concordant Literal New Testament"

I understand the King James and the New King James are accepted as valid English translations within Orthodox, and so I consult them for "authoritative" references, but for my own personal readings daily I use this version as I have for several years, it really sings to my heart. I understand that these series of "literal" translations which arose from the American seminaries emphasis on Greek and Hebrew studies in the mid-19th and early 20th centuries rely upon the same Greek manuscripts which were used by the King James Version.  I am a bit uncomfortable with the King James sometimes because it uses the more recent Jewish manuscripts rather then solely relying on the more accurate and ancient Septuagint versions, however I also understand that the translators aimed for a balance of the two using each other to explain the other mutually. 

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« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2012, 03:58:06 AM »

Is that a lesbian or a dude?

 Cheesy  Haven't a clue.
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