"If indeed the inspiration of the Bible extends to the very words of the Scripture — and to all of the words of the Scripture — if it is both verbal and plenary, then the accuracy of translations must be judged by principles which reflect a recognition of this most fundamental truth concerning the nature of Scripture."
"The Bible is the touchstone of our faith and practice: we cannot afford to be careless and uninformed in these matters. We must insist that new versions earn their right to widespread use in the Churches, not by advertising finesse and promotional gimmicks, but by our careful scrutiny of their accuracy."
Titles / 16kbps files: Embedded MP3 Player “A”: 02) Examples, Part 1 03) Examples, Part 2
Titles: Embedded MP3 Player “B”: 01) Formal vs. Dynamic Equivalence Methods 02) Examples, Part 1 03) Examples, Part 2 04) Accuracy vs. Clarity 05) Nature of Scripture & Translation Philosophy
The "E.S.V." (English Standard Version) has been gaining in popularity in conservative circles in recent years.
The following is a short excerpt from Robert Martin's Hebrews series in which he gives an assessment of the ESV:
Title / MP3 file: Embedded MP3 Player “A”:
Titles Embedded MP3 Player “B”: What about the “E.S.V.”?