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Unformatted text preview: Revelation only to later incorporate them. What made them fail to meet the standards in the first place but then be allowed in. Were new discoveries concerning these books made or were the original reasons for not incorporating them dispelled? My question is one that might not have an answer. Is it better to have a translation that is easy to understand or one that is historically accurate? When you read something that is in your own language and style, you can absorb it more completely. This seems like a good option but the style of writing has changed a great deal since the Bible was first written. To accommodate this would require a lot of editing and revision. I am afraid some of the meaning would be lost in translation. This begs the question as to which is more valuable: meaning or relativity?...
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