New English Bible

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n New English Bible a modern English version of the Bible and Apocrypha
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Usage

In literature:

But the translators of the Bible must also be put among the makers of new English words.
"Stories That Words Tell Us" by Elizabeth O'Neill
The introduction of the English Bible into churches gave a new opening for the zeal of the Protestants.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
The popular opinion appears to be that the new translation was a great hindrance to the use of the English Bible.
"Praying for Money" by Russell H. Conwell
A New English Translation of the Books of the Bible.
"A Gamble with Life" by Silas K. Hocking
There were several reasons for a new English version of the Bible.
"The Greatest English Classic" by Cleland Boyd McAfee
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In news:

Since its publication 400 years ago this year, the King James Bible has become the most frequently quoted version of the Old and New Testament among English speaking people.
The new Bible translation, the Common English Bible, published by a variety of mainline Protestant denominations, is said to rival the New Revised Standard Version in accuracy and usage.
Cease and desist on the new English Bible translations and study Bibles.
A new Bible translation tackles the challenge of turning ancient Greek and Hebrew texts into modern American English and then adds a twist: It's written like a screenplay .
The Common English Bible (a new translation that's terrific) open to Psalm 118, which I'd been told was the center of the Bible, depending on how one counts verses .
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