The New English Bible with the Apocrypha

by Oxford University Press (Publisher

Hardcover, 1970

Call number

220

Collection

Publication

Oxford University Press (1970), Edition: 1St Edition, 1777 pages

User reviews

LibraryThing member astherest
If you want to read the Bible, which I'm not necessarily recommending, you could do a lot worse than this translation. Designed to be fairly readable by modern English speakers and yet do justice to the poetry, I found this the first Bible that I was able to understand what it was saying without notes.
LibraryThing member zappad0g
My favorite English translation. Editors at least once footnote a verse, and admit the translation could mean exactly the opposite! Verse is distinguished from prose, which is helpful. The Apocryphal books deleted from Protestant bibles in the nineteenth century are here. They're important, as is the process by which the Bible has been collected.… (more)
LibraryThing member auntieknickers
This was one of the first "new translations" since the Revised Standard Version. Still useful.
LibraryThing member wrichard
In my view the best translation of the Bible
LibraryThing member saintbedefg
The many types of books in our bible are here arranged with chapter and verse numbers in the outside margins only and the poetic language is beautiful.
LibraryThing member saintbedefg
The many types of books in our bible are here arranged with chapter and verse numbers in the outside margins only and the poetic language is beautiful.

Pages

1777

ISBN

1117062007 / 9781117062006
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