My professor says your “The New International Version” paper is flawed

Question: I submitted Mr. Hamilton’s paper to my seminary professor, Dr. David Johnson, who teaches The History of The New Testament. He said: “The problem with the article is that (his claim is not accurate). The gnostic texts that were discovered were not biblical texts. The biblical texts that have been discovered since 1930 are…

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Is it wrong to use the NIV?

Question: I just found a site that is against the use of the NIV Bible and if you search on the site there are more against the NIV version. Well, I use the NIV, and I truly didn’t like hearing such bad things about the NIV. I use the NIV version and I studied a…

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Is it dangerous to use the NIV Bible?

Question: Is it dangerous to use the NIV Bible? Answer: Dangerous would be too strong of a word. It has many misleading translations, which if you are not aware of them could lead you to the wrong conclusion. See “The New International Version” for more details.

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What do you think about the 2011 version of the New International Version?

Question: USA Today, Wednesday, September 2, ran an article about the New International Bible. An updated version is coming out in 2011. Do you have an opinion about this Bible? What version do you use? Answer: The┬áNew International Version, while easy to read is a flawed translation. See “The New International Version” for details. The…

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Your information on the New International Version is totally wrong

Question: In “The New International Version,” your information is totally wrong. I looked up most of the meanings of the words that supposedly meant something else than what was originally said and you totally twisted everything up! Here is an obvious example, toward the end, was written: “Notice the subtle change from the idea that…

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Which Bible translations are the best?

Question: Which Bible translations have the highest accuracy? Answer: At one time Bible translations were an arduous task that took years, if not decades to complete. Now translations are appearing in rapid succession and it is becoming difficult to keep up with the many that are available. I’ll restrict my comments to those translations of…

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The New International Version

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton One of the easiest reading Bibles being published today is the New International Version. Its clarity comes not only from its use of modern English but also from the willingness of the translators to translate idiomatic phrases of the Bible times into similar phrases of today. This could be dangerous to…

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