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Which bible version do you prefer?


Some readers prefer the "old language" tradition of writing and speech of the bible while others find some versions easier to understand if written in "plain English." Do you prefer the English Standard Version (ESV), Revised Standard Version (RSV), King James Version (KJV), New International Version (NIV), red-lettered, etc. Please explain.

 

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Best Answer Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) says

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    Janis Leslie Evans (janshares) 3 years ago

    Thank you for your answer, lone77star. Well-put and beautifully stated.

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    Janis Leslie Evans (janshares) 3 years ago

    Yes, helpful to use more than one to see different translations. Thanks for answering, Faithful Daughter.

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    Janis Leslie Evans (janshares) 3 years ago

    Thank you for answering, Janellegems. Using more than one for comparisons helps deepen understanding.

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    Janis Leslie Evans (janshares) 3 years ago

    Thanks for answering, misslong123. Sounds interesting, I will look it up. You're welcome for the question!

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    Janis Leslie Evans (janshares) 3 years ago

    It does broaden understanding when comparing verses. Thanks for answering, sheilamyers.