An accurate translation of what? In trying to answer that question, think specifically: a translation of what manuscript, or codex? If you cannot answer that, then. George M. Lamsa’s translation from the Aramaic of the Peshitta is not a new Bible but a new translation of distinction. He has eliminated errors that crept in. The Lamsa Bible is not Christian at all. It is Lamsa’s own blend of occultic ideas made to look a lot like the King James Bible.

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As a Christian, from a brief cursory glance at a few scriptures it sounds reasonable enough. The opinions of our members are not those of site ownership who maintains strict editorial agnosticism and simply provides a collaborative venue for free expression. Pages with related products. Notice how “splinter” and “plank” are a better match. So that particular translation sounds not only right on, but concordant with other scripture: Yet again it is not God but Christ who purchased His church with his own blood.


This handsome new edition of the authoritative English translation of the Aramaic Syriac Old and New Testaments–the language of Jesus–clarifies difficult passages and offers fresh insight on the Bible’s message.

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Yeah, it makes me cringe. It looks like you’re using an Ad Blocker. It is not that one is “better” than the other, it is just that they are different and both are very good.

This NKJV does this with grace and style. It makes no sense in that context. This proves that whoever translated it to Greek, most likely used the wrong translation, as “rope” makes much more sense in this context.

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Because God, according to the Apostle in John 4: This verse in Greek manuscripts states that from the Cross, Jesus quoting Psalm Some consider the Lamsa Biblewhich was translated from Aramaic instead of Greek, a lammsa translation than all the rest. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The Lamsa Bible contains the exact phrase “church of Christ” in Acts It points out, the Apocrypha was in the bible well before Jesus was. Some are talkers and some are doers. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: It was the bible of the first Christian church. To support this they claim that rope, is much more in keeping with the imagery of a needle, and that it is probably what Jesus said, and what was originally recorded [ citation needed ].


The Assyrian tradition has been widely refuted by scholars of both the New Testament and the Peshitta. Setting a Trap for God: Since no one answered the second part of the question, I asked it here: Lamsa’s translation from the Aramaic of the Peshitta is not a new Bible but a new translation of distinction.

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I have had a few treasured study bibles over the years, but I discovered this one quite by accident recently. This new sect Iglesia Ni Cristo English: In my opinion, Jack Chick’s opinions should largely be ignored, he’d had some pretty wacky ideas.

Let There Be Light: Their Unitarian Theology is identical to Socinus than to Arius. These are usually dated between and The meaning in this Bible is so bile Can you biblr one on the book of the giants next? The translator grew up in the Middle East speaking Aramaic exposed to customs manners and a language similar to those in the time of Jesus. They say Aramaic, not Greek, is the original language of the Bible.