Bible Translations Comparison

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: This 2nd Edition contains the new NIV 2011 and the new Common English Bible translations.

Compare 20 Bible translations in a single glance. Discover what the translations have in common, how they differ, and which one is best for you. It's all found in the bestselling Bible Translations Comparison ebook that offers an easy-to-use format, full color design, and glossy finish. The comparison chart displays: the name of the translation, the method of translation, sponsors, textual basis, purpose, sample verses to show the difference in wording, the year published, and much more. Some of the translations include: New Revised Standard, Amplified Bible, King James Version, The Message, among others.

Scholars have been translating the Bible for 2000 years and over the centuries, three primary methods of translation have evolved. The Bible Translations Comparison chart helps pastors, teachers, and students of the Word understand the approach to 20 Bible translations by providing the following information:

•Translation method & reading level
•Year it was published
•Number of translators who worked on the project
•Sponsor of the translation version
•Textual basis
•Noteworthy facts
•Sample verses

This Bible Translations Comparison fold-out chart also provides a brief glossary of key words regarding translations, as well as a diagram that explains the three most popular Greek texts used for Bible translation.

The Bible Translations Comparison ebook compares the following Bible translations:

•American Standard Version(ASV)
•Amplified Bible (AMP)
•New American Standard Bible (NASB)
•Revised Standard Version (RSV)
•New Revised Standard Version (NSRV)
•English Standard Version (ESV)
•King James Version (KJV)
•New King James Version (NKJV)
•New Jerusalem Bible (NJB)
•New American Bible (NAB)
NEW! New International Version 2011 (NIV)
NEW! Common English Bible (CEB)
•Today"s New International Version (TNIV)
•God's Word (GW)
•Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
•New Century Version (NCV)
•New Living Translation (NLT)
•New International Readers Version (NIrV)
•Good News Translation (GNT)
•Contemporary English Version (CEV)
•The Message

The ebook's introductory information explains why new translations continue to appear. Also provided is a brief overview of the three primary methods of translation as well as a fourth translation treatment that has evolved over the centuries. The side-by-side translations are color coded to reference the four translation treatments shown below:

•Balance—a process that mediates between word-for-word and thought-for-thought
•Paraphrase—a restatement of a translation

The Bible Translations Comparison ebook provides a list of 13 "Important Words to Know" such as:

•Biblia Hebraica
•Dead Sea Scrolls
•Masoretic Text

And the major groups of Greek manuscripts or text types:

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Then & Now® Bible Maps - Compare Bible Times with Modern Day
Where are the Bible lands today? Where were Iraq and Iran in Bible times? The answers to these questions and many others are found in the bestselling ebook Then & Now® Bible Maps. This full-color, reference tool contains 17 Bible maps that show ancient cities and countries in black with modern-day boundaries marked in red. Then & Now® Bible Maps is fantastic for comparing places in the news with places in the Bible.

Then & Now® Bible Maps will help you better understand the events and stories in the Bible by showing you where they occurred in conjunction to modern day locations. Your Bible study becomes more meaningful when you learn the location of Old Testament Persia and see the places Paul's first missionary journey would take him if traveling the same route today. You will also better understand the biblical context of the places that are in the news every day, like Syria, Lebanon and Macedonia.

Then & Now® Bible Maps pamphlet makes it easy to compare Bible times with modern times. On each of the 17 maps, modern-day cities and countries appear in red type or red underline if the name has remained the same. Then & Now® Bible Maps provides helpful historic information, such as:

• The Holy Land: Then (1300 BC Twelve Tribes) and Now (modern times) uses color coding to show Canaan divided by the Twelve Tribes, and also shows the historical and modern-day names of cities within the regions occupied by the Twelve Tribes
• Paul's Journeys: Then (AD 47-62) and Now (modern times) shows the locations of the Seven Churches of Asia (modern day Turkey) found in Revelation 1-3, as well as cities, towns, ancient ruins, mountains, modern capital cities and a key for measuring the distance traveled from city to city
• Empires & Kingdoms: Then and Now® shows the changing boundaries of the Assyrian Empire, Babylonian Kingdom, and Persian Empire

You will refer to the Then & Now® Bible Maps pamphlet often to see:

• The Middle East Bible Times and Today
• The Holy Land: Then (1300 BC Twelve Tribes) and Now (Modern Times)
• Empires & Kingdoms: Then and Now®
• The Holy Land: 1020 BC and 900 BC
• Places of Jesus' Ministry Then (AD 26-30) and Now
• The Holy Land: Then (New Testament Times AD 1-70) and Now (Modern Times)
• Paul's Journeys: Then (AD 47-62) and Now (Modern Times)
• Paul's Journeys: AD 47-62
• Paul's Second Journey: AD 49-51
• Paul's Third Journey: AD 52-57
• Paul's Journey to Rome: AD 57-62
You will find Then & Now® Bible Maps is a very useful supplement as you learn more about the Scriptures.

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The bestselling Names of God Christian ebook is a wonderful tool for understanding God's character and personal attributes. The 21 names of God, found throughout the Old Testament, will build your faith and enrich the time you spend in his presence. This full- color ebook offers an easy-to-use chart format for learning God's names and their meaning such as El Shaddai (The All-Sufficient One), Jehovah-Rapha (The Lord Who Heals), and YHWH (I Am). Each name of God holds a special blessing or promise for those who believe in God.

This ebook will add dimension to your time spent before God in prayer and in praise and worship. Each of God's names are listed along with their meaning, application, Bible reference, and pronunciation/comments The 21 Names of God are:

•Jehovah Jireh
•El (the Strong One)
•Jehovah-Mekaddishkem (Jehovah Mekaddishkem)
•El Elohe Yisrael
•Jehovah-Nissi (Jehovah Nissi)
•El Elyon
•Jehovah-Rapha (Jehovah Rapha)
•Jehovah-Rohi (Jehovah Rohi)
•El Olam
•Jehovah- Sabaoth (Jehovah Sabaoth)
•El Roi
•Jehovah-Shalom (Jehovah Shalom)
•El Shaddai
•Jehovah-Shammah (Jehovah-Shammah)
•Jehovah Tsidkenu
•Yah or Jah

In addition to explaining the names of God and their meanings, this Christian ebook offers suggestions on using this tool during personal reflection, including:

•The importance of knowing about The Lord of Hosts
•The Names of God in Psalm 23
•How to use the ebook to worship God, one name at a time.

The Names of God Christian ebook is an excellent addition to times spent in devotion, prayer, praise and worship. Using New Testament Scripture references, the ebook also reveals the names that God shares with Jesus, such as:

•El Olam, The Beginning and the End
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•Immanuel, God With Us, among many others
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Deluxe Then and Now® Bible Map eBook

Deluxe Then and Now® Bible Map eBook includes full-color Bible maps that show modern cities and countries. Now you can see where Bible places are today. This is the deluxe version of the #1 Bible Atlas.. It includes twice as many pages as the original version. The best-selling Deluxe Then and Now® Bible Map Book brings new relevance to your studies and teaching, and compares Bible locations with modern-day sites.
Tell Bible stories and lead studies while presenting today's geography. Here are some examples:

• Daniel was taken as POW to Iraq (where the ruins of Babylon are today south of Baghdad) and lived there the rest of his life
• The ruins of Nineveh are in Northern Iraq near Mosul in Kurdish areas
• The wise men were probably from Iran or Saudi Arabia
• Queen Esther's throne was less than 300 miles northeast of Kuwait City

Deluxe Then and Now® Bible Maps uses larger, easier-to-read type than most Bible atlases.

The maps include:

• The Middle East during Old Testament Times
• Map of the Assyrian Empire at three different time periods
• The Holy Land during the time of the Old Testament (12 Tribes)
• The Holy Land with territory of Kings Saul, David, and Solomon.
• The Holy Land showing the United and Divided Kingdoms
• Map of the Babylonian Kingdoms and Persian Empire
• The Holy Land during the time of Jesus (and a list of where Jesus walked)
• Paul's Journeys (Roman Empire at AD 60)

Deluxe Then and Now® Bible Maps also includes these maps:

• List of Paul's journeys and routes
• Chart of Paul's letters (date, where written, and to whom)
• Abraham's Journeys (2 maps)
• Jacob's Journeys
• Joseph's Journey to Egypt
• The Exodus and Wilderness Wanderings
• The Tabernacle layout (birds-eye view)
• Map of Jerusalem at the time of Kings David and Solomon
• Map of Jerusalem at the Time of Jesus
• Tomb of Jesus
• Chart of major and minor prophets, location, to whom they prophesied
• Kingdoms of Daniel 2
• New Testament and Old Testament Time Line
• Journeys of Peter and Philip
• Expansion of Christianity in the Roman Empire
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In the late afternoon sunlight, the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is one of the most breathtaking places in the world. This was the site of Solomon's great Temple, a "house of prayer for all people" - the center of worship and celebration.

Rose Guide to the Temple is a full-color Christian ebook that provides a complete easy-to-understand overview of the history of the Temple in Jerusalem. If you enjoy studying God's Word, you will love the fact that Rose Guide to the Temple answers many questions about how the Temple looked during biblical times. Bible scholars and professors will enjoy the well-annotated text. The author is archaeologist and professor Dr. Randall Price, who has spent more than 30 years exploring the Holy Land and studying the Temple.

Rose Guide to the Temple has 150 images, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations, many of which have never published before, and covers the important events and people in the history of the Temple from Abraham to modern day, including:

•Pre-Temple Sanctuaries (The Garden of Eden and the Tabernacle)
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•The Temple Complex-The Courtyard, Brazen Altar, Molten Sea, Bronze Basins
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•Eight purposes of the Temple
•Priestly duties
•Feasts of the Bible
•Destruction of the Temple
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•The Second Temple-Zerubbabel's Temple
•The Second Temple Expanded-Herod's Temple
•The gates, porches, and courts of the Temple
•The Temple's importance at Jesus' time
•Destruction of the Second Temple by the Romans
•History of the Temple Mount during the Roman and Byzantine Periods
•Islamic Period and Dome of the Rock
•From the Crusades to the Modern Era
•Political struggle for the Temple Mount
•The Future Temple-Ezekiel's Temple
•The Temple Scroll
•The New Jerusalem

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