Because the Revised English Bible Really is the Best English Translation

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I’d not read the REB before. Having read a few comments here or there by Jim West and his adoration of this translation, I procured a copy and have only now begun to peruse it. I began in John 1:1 and I must say that I really like the way they word this important verse. It reads In the beginning the Word already was. The Word was in God’s presence, and what God was, the Word was. Many English bibles have tended to end up with almost identical tra … Read More

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  1. Emerson Fast 31 Aug 2011 at 2:06 pm

    “What God was, the Word was” is-verbatim- Bishop John Robinson’s rendering of the verse as made known in his “Honest to God.” I wonder if the REB made use of Robinson’s arianism?

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