Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Defending The New World Translation

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Responses To Questions Concerning The New World Translation:

How Can I Access a Copy of The New World Translation? (Defending the NWT)

Why Was The New World Translation Printed? (Defending the NWT)

How Accurate is the New World Translation? (Defending the NWT)

The New World Translation - a “Remarkably Good” Translation (pastorrussell)

Why Do The NWT Translators Choose to Remain Anonymous And Are They The Only Ones To Do So? (Defending the NWT)

What Greek text was used for the NWT? How were the textual variations reconciled? (Defending the NWT)

Is the New World Translation the only Bible to phrase John 1:1c as "the Word was A God"? (Defending the NWT)

Should God's name “Jehovah" appear in the New Testament? (Defending the NWT)

Why do Jehovah's Witnesses primarily use the New World Translation Bible? Why not just use the King James Version? (JWQ&A)

Have Jehovah's Witnesses always used the New World Translation Bible? (JWQ&A)

Why are some verses missing in the New World Translation Bible? (Defending the NWT)

Why does the New World Translation sometimes use all capitals for certain words (most often 'YOU' and 'YOUR')? (JWQ&A)

Is the NWT's use of "discreet" appropriate for the NT Greek word 'phronimos'? (JWQ&A)

Are There Other Sites and Pages That Defend The New World Translation? (Defending the NWT)

Sites and Pages in Defense of The New World Translation:

"Jehovah" in The New Testament (SFBT)

Bible Translation and Study (Bible Translation and Study)

The New World Translation (pastorrussel)

Critics allege that the New World Translation is biased in its translation of Jeremiah 29:10. Is this true? (Jehovah's Witnesses - Setting the Record Straight)

From God's Word

Examining the Trinity

How Theology and Bias affects Bible Translation (How Theology and Bias affects Bible Translation)

In Defense of the New World Translation (In Defense of the New World Translation)

Jehovah's Witnesses - Reasoning From Scripture: Defending The NWT Section (Reasoning From Scripture)

Jehovah's Witnesses Questions and Answers Yahoo Group (JWQ&A)

Jehovah's Witnesses United - Biblical Exegesis Section (Jehovah's Witnesses United)

Search For Bible Truths (SFBT)

NWT and Coptic

Coptic Truth

Sahidic Coptic Insight on NT Verses

Defending Jehovah's Witnesses

God's View of Blood

Replies To Criticisms Made By Ankerberg and Weldon:

NWT - Ankerberg and Weldon

Replies to Criticisms Made By Robert M. Bowman Jr.:

BOWNWT (Zechariah 12:10; Adding 'Other'; Other Additions; Words Omitted; Translating 'In'; Only Believe?; Treatment of the word "spirit"; Words for God; ISA. 9:6; JOHN 1:1; JOHN 1:18; JOHN 20:28; ROM. 9:5; HEB. 1:8; 2 PETER 1:1 (and Titus 2:13); 1 JOHN 5:20; ACTS 20:28;
Rom. 10:13 / Joel 2:32

Replies To Criticisms Made By Robert H. Countess:

NWT - B (1 Peter 2:3; 1 Peter 3:15; Zech. 12:10/John 19:37; Sharp's Rule; KERAS SOTERIAS - "a horn of salvation,"; ASIARCHES `the commissioners of festivals and games.'; DIAKONOS "minister"; MONOGENES "onlybegotten"; KOLASIS; PSYCHE "soul"; TASSO; STAUROS ""torture stake";

Replies to Criticisms Made By Dr. Edgar J. Goodspeed:

NWT - Goodspeed's Criticism

Replies to Criticisms Made By Dr. Julius Mantey:

NWT - Heb. 9:27 - "Once For All Time"

NWT - John 1:1

NWT - Jn 8:58 - "I AM"

NWT - Kolasis - "Cutting Off"

NWT - Luke 23:43 - Punctuation

NWT - Rev. 3:14

Replies to Criticisms Made By Walter Martin:

NWT - Analuo ("Releasing") - Phil. 1:21-23

NWT - Martin: NWT "Misquoting" and "Obvious Misuse" of Mantey's Work

NWT - "Other" at Col. 1:16

NWT - Parousia ("Presence")

NWT - Pneuma - "Spirit," "Wind," "Breath"

Replies to Criticisms Made By Zondervan's "So Many Versions?":

NWT - "Baptism for Dead" and "Virginity"

NWT - "God/a god"

NWT - "Is" Translated as "Means"

NWT - "Jehovah" in the New Testament

NWT - "[Other]" and Phil. 2:6

NWT - "Peculiar Translations"

NWT - "Rock-mass"; "Holy Ones"; and "Inspired Expression"

NWT - Sharp's Rule

NWT - SMV Conclusion

NWT - "Too Literal"

NWT - Criticism by Zondervan's So Many Versions? - "Torture Stake" vs. "Cross"

NWT - Weights and Measures

Replies To General Criticisms:


NWT - Jn 17:3 - "Taking in Knowledge"

NWT - Unnamed (Anonymous) Translators and Humility