The following pages provide some information on the types of translations that have been carried out and what they have sought to achieve. They all try to do something different to suit readers with varying needs. They reflect the requirements of a later, more scientific culture than that of King James day and one radically different from the time the Bible was written.
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3.1 Updating the KJV
3.2 Methods of Translation
3.3 Word for Word Versions
3.4 Thought for Thought Versions
3.5 English Translations of the Latin Bible
3.6 Which Translation for Me?
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