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The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

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Published by Thomas Nelson

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On 12/2 Randi wrote: From the Publisher:The Voice™ Bible translation is a faithful dynamic translation of the Scriptures done as a collage of compelling narratives, poetry, song, truth, and wisdom. The Voice calls the reader to step into the whole story of Scripture and experience the joy and wonder of God’s revelation. ... Review: The Voice New Testament

Randi's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/1 Jennifer Bardsley wrote: Over a month ago I received The Voice New Testament free from Booksneeze, in exchange for my honest opinions and review. The subtitle for The Voice is “Step into the Story of Scripture”. That denotes the layout and organization of the book, which is somewhat like a play. Colloquial additions are ... Makes You Pay Attention

Jennifer's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/30 dhrknss wrote: A wise teacher once told me, “All meaning is context dependent.” That concise 5-word sentence made all the difference in my future understand of all things printed. What is context? Literally, con means with. Context is what runs with the words, envelopes the phrases, elongates the sentences. ... Reviewing Ancient Words In Context

dhrknss' Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/24 Sean Hagey wrote: The Voice is a new translation from Thomas Nelson in cooperation with the Ecclesia Bible Society. This translation is much in the same philosophy of the New Living Translation in that it seeks to portray the meaning behind the words instead of attempting to be a more literal translation like the NASB. ... The Voice New Testament

Sean's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/21 Caroline wrote: Thomas Nelson, Inc. has joined with Ecclesia Bible Society to create a new Bible translation combining the efforts of biblical scholars, pastors, and artists called The Voice. (Currently available for just the New Testament. A full Bible is due out next Spring.)This excerpt from the Preface helps explain ... Book Review - The Voice New Testament

Caroline's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/18 Logan Stewart wrote: I'm not sure if you've noticed, but oftentimes, the bible can come across as stuffy.  Especially if you're reading an older translation.  Conversely, there are many translations that are paraphrases, and while these are beneficial at times, they are also problematic, too.  The Voice is ... The Voice NT, a Review

Logan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/14 Organic Shoes wrote: The Voice New Testament is a brand new translation that reads more like a story and helps to engage and help readers to make a more personal connection with the Word. The Voice presents itself as a story rather than an informative textbook that allows its readers to get up close and personal with the ... The Voice: A New way to reading the Bible

Organic Shoes' Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/13 Hidden Valley Simplicity wrote: To write a review on a Bible is a difficult thing for me.  As a general rule, I'm a New King James only woman. My husband's copy of The Message make me cringe and I read any other translation pretty critically, often with the KJV in hand and a concordance to see just how "far off" they are.So it ... The Voice

Hidden Valley Simplicity's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/13 Rev. Dave wrote: The Voice is a new translation that is fresh as well as helpful in understanding the text. A variety of poets, story tellers, musicians and arts–as well as a strong list of biblical scholars–have contributed to the work to keep it honest yet poetical. Speaking sections are written as a script. A ... A Fresh Translation

Rev. Dave's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/9 Evelyn wrote: Published by: Ecclesia Bible SocietyThis is probably best described as a devotional New Testament put together by proponents of the Emergent Church. Very much like The Message, the translation is dynamic and original with much of the text laid out in playwright format or prose. This Bible also has quite ... The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

Evelyn's Rating:

4 Stars