Should John 1:18 have “Son” or “God”?

Question: Hello! I’ve been studying with Jehovah’s Witnesses hoping to be a light and share the truth.  As I am sure you know, the biggest obstacle is the deity of Christ.  One thing in my research is John 1:18 – the Greek that I have references to the word translated as son is theos, not huios as you had…

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Doesn’t more than one translation says “‘the Word was a god?”

Question: Regarding your statement on in “Jesus is God”: “To get what Jehovah’s Witnesses wish to claim, that Jesus was just a god in the sense that some men are “gods” in that they are God’s representatives you would need “and the Word was God” (καὶ θεός ?ν ὁ λόγος) in the Greek. This is why…

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Is the New World Translation Accurate?

Text: Isaiah 8:19-22   I.         Members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses have become excited in recent times. An author with a Ph.D. after his name has written a book saying the New World Translation and the New American Bible (a Catholic translation) are the most accurate translations.             A.        He compared nine translations:                         1.         King James Version                         2.         New Revised Standard…

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Why do you say the New World Translation is not a reliable translation?

Question: On your web site, it reads that The New World Translation (NWT) “…is not a reliable translation”. Prof. Jason BeDuhn in his book Truth in Translation Accuracy and Bias in English Translations of the New Testament (this is not the only book) would strongly disagree with your conclusion that the NWT “is not a reliable…

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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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