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The Bible for Everyone


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Thoroughly revised, improved and streamlined edition of the (incomplete) Bible translation that appears in the popular `For Everyone' commentaries A rich, vibrant and earthy translation, based two lifetimes' study and love of the scriptures Elegantly set out in clear, easy-to-read typography, enabling you to read the great narrative stretches of the Bible as though reading a novel With completely new introductions to each book of the Bible, freshly written by Goldingay and Wright Including maps and substantial glossaries of key words in the Old and New Testaments

About the Author

John Goldingay is Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, California, and formerly Principal of St John's College, Nottingham. Tom Wright is Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews, and formerly Bishop of Durham.


While new translations of the Bible are constantly appearing, with the vast majority only offering slight variations, Goldingay's translation here offers a fresh alternative, providing a rare glimpse into the language, culture, and worldview of ancient Israel. . . Everyone will love this. * David T. Lamb, Professor of Old Testament, Biblical Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania *
John Goldingay's translation is a magisterial work of theology, pastoral insight, and linguistic scholarship. . . It has immediately become one of the standard translations that I always consult when trying to understand any Old Testament text myself. * Gordon McConville, Professor of Old Testament Theology, University of Gloucestershire *
We hear the familiar flow of passages we know well, but with unexpected and arresting words that make us sometimes pause and think again. This is a book to browse in, alongside your customary Bible version, for fresh insights, challenge and enjoyment. * Christopher J. H. Wright, International Ministries Director, Langham Partnership *
This is a remarkable achievement. . . Tom Wright has a very attractive feel for English; and the mere fact of producing a fresh translation that is both scholarly and written in non-repellent language makes this work a major triumph.' * Expository Times *
Fresh, insightful and accessible. . . this translation directs the reader to new lines of thought and reflection, especially helpful with some of the best known and perhaps over-familiar passages. . . An excellent resource. * The Reader *
I love the easy flow of the narrative, and the way it is broken down into bite-sized chunks. . . This truly is a book for Everyone. * The Good Book Stall *

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