Can We Trust Bible Translations?


The English-speaking world has an abundance of Bible translations. Selecting a Bible from the Christian book store can be overwhelming. What’s the difference between them all? Are they all equal in value? Are any of them even trustworthy? What is a “literal” translation, versus a “word for word” translation? On essential doctrines, translations agree. However, there are times when translations really do make a difference.

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Dr. William D. Mounce is a scholar of New Testament Greek and president of He has written numerous books, including Greek textbooks which are used widely by college and seminary students.