Modern Cloister

Studying The Bible: Translations

January 9, 2022

In this episode, we discuss Bible translations, including their importance and history, the differences between formal equivalent and dynamic equivalent translations, and an analysis of major translations in use today. This is the first in our three-part series on studying the Bible. For those interested in learning more and viewing the graphics mentioned in this episode, you can find Kevin's full notes on his On Bible Translations post on

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Praise and Thanksgiving In The Psalms
Lament and Confession In The Psalms
Confidence and Remembrance In The Psalms
Wisdom and Kingship In The Psalms

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