Biblical Translation

Biblical Translation - How does one punctuate this verse...

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Biblical Translation John Wycliffe (ca. 1324-1384) William Tyndale (1494-1536) The Great Bible (1539-1541) -authorized by King of England (1 st one) King James Version (1611) Two Types of Translation Formal Correspondence Functional Equivalence “Literal” Dynamic Equivalence Word for word Thought for thought Paraphrases 3 Translation Decisions 1) Textual Variants 2) Exegetical (interpretation) problems 3) Stylistic Options a. More literal or more free?
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Unformatted text preview: How does one punctuate this verse? Ambiguity: Does “coming” go with “light” or “man/everyone”? The bottom line is… ALL translations are interpretations What to do? 1. Know the difference between types of translations 2. Use at least 3 different translations 3. Ask how different readings arose 4. Do not compare just to determine which reading is correct, but to understand the text better 5....
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