Most, perhaps all, people who read the Bible in translation want the translation to be accurate. But Bible translation accuracy is defined and illustrated in different ways by different people. Let’s see what the range of opinions about accuracy is among BBB readers.
- How would you define accuracy for a Bible translation?
- What factors do you think should be considered in determining whether or not a translation is accurate?
- What relationship, if any, do you think there should be between attempting to retain grammatical forms in the biblical language texts and translation accuracy?
- If you can think of any, point out some specific Bible passage examples of inaccurate Bible translation.