Suzanne is going to be away for a bit and I am deep in the middle of a translation checking session so I thought perhaps we could allow you the readers of Better Bibles Blog to have your say.
Serendipitously, I will be checking 1 Timothy 2 with the translators and a consultant and this passage is a key one for the anthropos/aner and authority controversies that we have been discussing recently. Perhaps the most important reference work that translators around the world consult is the Translator’s Handbook series by the United Bible Societies. To give you a flavor of this work, I thought I would just give you the Translator’s Handbook for 1 Timothy 2:8-15 and let you chew on it:
(We’ll see whether the rest of the BBB contributors are able to resist commenting!)
Source: Handbook For Paul’s Letters to Timothy and to Titus by Daniel C. Arichea and Howard A. Hatton, UBS Handbook Series, UNITED BIBLE SOCIETIES, New York, © 1995 by the United Bible Societies
Note: I reserve the right to remove the text of this handbook (but not your comments) after a few days.