An explanation of the short names for the bible-translations that are quoted or mentioned at this site

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When different bible-versions are quoted at this site, they are often referred to by short names which consist of abbreviations or acronyms. The following explains what those short names mean and refer to.

Please note that the translations that are mentioned here, are not recommended for reading, as such. There simply are no “trustworthy” or “reliable” bible-versions. Some may be worse than others, but there are no “good” or dependable ones. (The article esa037.htm has some notes on king James’ bible and the men who were involved in producing it.)

Here is a list of the short names of the translations that are quoted or mentioned at this site.

Again, please note that the translations that are mentioned here, are not recommended for reading, as such. There simply are no “trustworthy” or “reliable” bible-versions. Some may be worse than others, but there are no “good” or dependable ones. (The article esa037.htm has some notes on king James’ bible and the men who were involved in producing it.)

The articles ega027.htm, esa017.htm and esa027.htm provide keys, tools and helps for deeper study and understanding of the Scriptures.


Recommended reading here at the Bible Pages

Easy keys to deeper understanding of the Scriptures. → ega027.htm

On the King James translation. The story behind king James’ bible, including the men who were involved in producing it. → esa037.htm

How to study the Bible in a deeper way. → esa017.htm

Some notes on computer bibles, bible study software. → esa027.htm

What does the word “doctrine” really mean? Likewise, what is the meaning of the terms “dogma”, “creed” and “tenet”? → esa087.htm

Check your bible-knowledge. A self-test with fifteen questions. → esa046.htm


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