Is the New World Translation a valid version of the Bible?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The New World Translation (NWT) is defined by the Jehovah's Witnesses' parent organization (the Watchtower Society) as 'a translation of the Holy Scriptures made directly from Hebrew, Aramaic and G...

July 01 2013 6 responses Vote Up Share Report

1340324413 Chris Eleam Chris Eleam
Recently on Jeopardy, one of the answers was "It is the most accurate translation of the Holy Scriptures?" No one got the correct answer so Alex Trebek said " What is the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures printed by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society" Those who are critics of this Translation can take heart of over 200,000 scrutinized questions and answers maybe they got this one wrong. Jason David BeDuhn is the associate professor of Religious studies at North Arizona University in Flagstaff who has more degrees in Religious studies than i can count and no one would question his authority in languages particualrly in Greek, his comparison of Nine Engish Trnanslations  KJV, AB,NAB, NASB, NIV, NW, NRSV,TEV guess which on was the most accurate as regards to truth in Translation. For the serious bible student, If you wish to read his Book it is entilted " Truth in Translation: Accuracy and Bias in English Translations of the New Testement. It is a free in pdf format

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