Salvation Volume 1

Salvation Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...expression "warned of God in a dream" is given in R. V. with the words "of God" in italics, as not found in the original; and we may add, not necessary to be supplied. To say "warned dreamwise" would be exact and sufficient. V. 16: "borders" (R. V.) is more accurate than "coasts," which has come to mean only maritime borders. Same verse: "Male children" (R. V.): literaTly, "boys;" is a desirable corrections. Bible Revision Revised. 293 CHAPTER III: v.1-17. In this chapter are a number of unessential yet more or less desirable improvements in R. V. as compared with A. V. In v. 16 the reviser's translation of apo (from) instead of "out of" as in A. V., may be valuable as well as accurate. All the instances in which this preposition is rendered otherwise than "from," in either version (such as "out of," "for," "of," etc.) are departures from accuracy, mostly for the sake of idiomatic smoothness, seldom necessary and often the less expressive; never requisite for clearness of meaning; and sometimes, as here, seemingly controlled by a prepossession not suggested by the text or context, and therefore quite unwarrantable. To bring these exceptional renderings into uniformity with the rest, so far as fair English allows, will be a proper care in future instances. Like remarks to the above are applicable to the use and abuse of the preposition en (in) at its 2,500 occurrences in the New Testament. In v. 11, there is no apparent reason for making it "with," in place of its exact synonym "in," while the substitution does appear arbitrarily to change the sense, in both versions; as other substitutions more slightly modify...show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 463g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236637135
  • 9781236637130