Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘“Concern for clear and natural English’

 

The NIV preface states a “Concern for clear and natural English…contemporary but not dated.” Glance at a few of these “clear” words compared to the AV’s “archaic” words.

Eze 8.16   NIV  between the portico and the alter… 

AV…between the porch and the alter

Dan 3.27   NIV the satraps, prefects, governors…

AV  the princes, governors and captains

Joh 5.2   NIV…surrounded by five covered colonnades

AV…having five porches

Act 18.12 NIV…Gallio was proconsul of Achaia

AV   Gallio was the deputy of Achai

Read Full Post »

 

NIV preface: “Concern for clear and natural English…”  Glance at a few of these “clear” words compared to the AV’s “archaic” words.

 

Pro 21.24   NIV…overweening pride.  

AV …proud wrath

 

Isa 16.6               NIV…and her insolence…  

AV…and his wrath

 

Isa 30.1   NIV Woe to the obstinate children…  

AV Woe to the rebellious children…

 

Jer 27.7               NIV …kings will subjugate him.  

AV …kings shall serve themselves of him.

Read Full Post »

 

The NIV preface states a “Concern for clear and natural English…contemporary but not dated.”

Glance at a few of these “clear” words compared to the AV’s “archaic” words.

Pro 21.24   NIV  “…overweening pride”  

AV “…proud wrath”

Isa 16.6   NIV  “…and her insolence…”  

AV “…and his wrath…”

Isa 30.1   NIV “Woe to the obstinate children…” 

AV “Woe to the rebellious children…”

Jer 27.7   NIV “…kings will subjugate him” 

AV “…kings shall serve themselves of him”

Read Full Post »

The NIV preface states a “Concern for clear and natural English…contemporary but not dated.” Glance at a few of these “clear” words compared to the AV’s “archaic” words.

NIV (left)                                                  AV (right)
Gen 6.4 The Nephilim were on the earth…/

                                        There were giants in the earth

1Ch 29.19 …build the palatial structure…/

                                                               …build the palace

Ezr 8.36 …to the royal -satraps… /

                                              …unto the king’s lieutenants

Psa 122.7 …citadels…/          …palaces…”

“Hello?”

Read Full Post »