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What is your favorite Bible version and why?


I just asked someone what version of the Bible they studied. They refused to answer but insisted it was not certain versions. I admit, I like them all, I even like some Coptic stuff. I do not dislike any version. But are versions like politics? Do we need to pick one and dislike the others?

 

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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 18 months ago

    I like your answer. Recently I have been looking at children's versions which are quite interesting. I find they all lead to my better understanding.

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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 18 months ago

    Well Dana you picked my favorite go to Bible if I just can't grab onto a citation someone has given. Right now I am studying out of the 1907 version of the Douay Latin Vulgate translation. It was passed down from my Jesuit schooled father. Fun!

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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 18 months ago

    Mr. Word it is good to hear from you. I find that if I read any version through the eyes of the intention to find God's love they basically all do mean the same thing. But I do like delving into it word by word also.

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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 18 months ago

    Very good. You guys who read it and find it silly make me happy. I always learn so much from you folk. It is said that that crazy guy Jesus loved everybody. Now that is silly. No Way! But I try, sometimes just to see if it can be done. Welcome.


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 18 months ago

    Very nicely said Norine -- But I want to know what Bible version you use. Could you tell me for my further understanding?


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