This word study guide complements the discussion of word studies in Chapter 9 of The Gift of Reading — Part 1: Reading the Bible in Submission to God.
For many students of the Bible, learning the Bible languages is an unfortunate trial on the way to a degree. But a few of us take seriously Luther’s claim that “we shall not long preserve the Gospel without languages. Languages are the sheath in which this sword of the Spirit is contained. They are the case … Continue reading A Review of Hebrew and Greek Reader’s Bibles
Translations of Habakkuk 3:13 NIV: You came out to deliver your people, to save your anointed one. ESV: You went out for the salvation of your people, for the salvation of your anointed. Teleioteti: You come forth for the salvation of your people, for salvation with your anointed. NET: You march out to deliver your … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:13
Translations of Habakkuk 3:9 NIV: You uncovered your bow, you called for many arrows. ESV: You stripped the sheath from your bow, calling for many arrows. Teleioteti: 9Your bow is wakened from its sheath, your rods sworn in with a word. NET: Your bow is ready for action; you commission your arrows. NASB: Your bow … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:9
Translations of Habakkuk 3:3 NIV: God came from Teman, the Holy One from Mount Paran. ESV: God came from Teman, and the Holy One from Mount Paran. Teleioteti: 3God comes in from Teman, the Holy One from Mount Paran. NET: God comes from Teman, the sovereign one from Mount Paran. NASB: God comes from Teman, … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:3