John 17:6-19 – Comparing dynamic translations: NLT vs CEB

Most young people, including those with lower levels of reading comprehension prefer a bible translation they can read and understand.  There are more translations available today.  Earlier, I said I'd do a comparison of two dynamic-equivalent bible translations: the Common English Bible (CEB) and the New Living Translation (NLT). Here is the first post in this series on …

Dynamic equivalent bible translations

I will be comparing several bible translations.  This hasn’t been done on New Epistles blog in a long time. It’s fun and I miss doing this.  In the past, I used to do this extensively on New Epistles.  This time, we’ll probably be comparing two of my favorite dynamic translations-—the Common English Bible and New …

Common English Bible #7

It seems like the Common English Bible is gaining ground and is at #7 spot in number of sales on CBA. It's a good translation and I predict that it will rival the NLT and may eventually overtake it as the next dynamic easy-to-read translation. Bible Translations - Based on Dollar sales 1  New international …

Common English Bible, New Testament, 2010

I received a paperback copy of the New Testament (2010) in the new translation, Common English Bible, courtesy of friends at Abingdon Press and Augsburg Fortress Canada.  Thank you for this preview copy.  The entire bible is still yet to be published in 2011. It is a more dynamic easy-to-understand translation, and so I suspect …