Each English Bible student has his or her's own favorite English translation.

Amongst the essays below are quality items which enhance one's understanding

of the strengths and weaknesses of various translations. Subjects such as

paraphrases, literalness, and various biases are


For in depth reviews of–about–170 English Bibles: from 1885 - 2001
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That Wonderful King James Version, Today

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author: Mr. Gary S. Dykes

Yes, another essay on this great version. I highly recommend the KJV, but its weaknesses need addressing. NOT. YOUR./ USUAL .KJV. ESSAY!!




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author: Mr. Gary S. Dykes

An independent view of the making of Bibles in America, with a focus upon the translation techniques and the translators themselves!

Gender Related Issues in the Greek New Testament

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author: Mr. Gary S. Dykes

Gender related translation issues have fueled the production of new English translations. In this new translation frenzy, this essay provides some sane advice and a few practical suggestions. A must read.




TITLE: An Inspired English Bible?

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author: Mr. Gary S. Dykes

Is not God able to provide the English speaking world with a perfect, Inspired English Bible? Is He not capable? Has He already? Why read, learn or study Greek or Hebrew? A short penetrating essay addressing these common questions. inerrant inerrancy inspiration Peter Ruckman

PDF title: Inspired English Bible.pdf Danish KJV

The Perils of Being A Society, Adrift

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author: Mr. Gary S. Dykes (2013)

When the flood of new English Bible translations began appearing America, (in the early 20th century) this paper posits that America experienced many changes, CONNECTED to the demolition of the "standard" Bible. It was a sign of instability. America began to lose its integrity. Penetrating.

PDF file name: adrift.pdf

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