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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Defending the New World Translation

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Responses To Questions Concerning The New World Translation:

How Can I Access a Copy of The New World Translation?

Why Was The New World Translation Printed?

How Accurate is the New World Translation?

Why Do The NWT Translators Choose to Remain Anonymous And Are They The Only Ones To Do So?

What Greek text was used for the NWT? How were the textual variations reconciled?

Is the New World Translation the only Bible to phrase John 1:1c as "the Word was A God"?

Should God's name “Jehovah" appear in the New Testament?

Why are some verses missing in the New World Translation Bible?

Are There Other Sites and Pages That Defend The New World Translation?

Sites and Pages in Defense of The New World Translation:

"Jehovah" in The New Testament

Bible Translation and Study

Critics allege that the New World Translation is biased in its translation of Jeremiah 29:10. Is this true?

How Can You Choose a Good Bible Translation? - Jehovah's Witnesses Official Web Site

How Theology and Bias affects Bible Translation

In Defense of the New World Translation

Jehovah's Witnesses - Reasoning From Scripture: Defending The NWT Section

Jehovah's Witnesses Questions and Answers Yahoo Group

Jehovah's Witnesses United - Biblical Exegesis Section

jwitness Forum - Do Jehovah's Witnesses have their own bible?

Search For Bible Truths (Search Box is very helpful)

Replies To Criticisms Made By Ankerberg and Weldon:

NWT - Ankerberg and Weldon

Replies to Criticisms Made By Robert M. Bowman Jr.:

BOWNWT (Zechariah 12:10; Adding 'Other'; Other Additions; Words Omitted; Translating 'In'; Only Believe?; Treatment of the word "spirit"; Words for God; ISA. 9:6; JOHN 1:1; JOHN 1:18; JOHN 20:28; ROM. 9:5; HEB. 1:8; 2 PETER 1:1 (and Titus 2:13); 1 JOHN 5:20; ACTS 20:28;
Rom. 10:13 / Joel 2:32

Replies To Criticisms Made By Robert H. Countess:

NWT - B (1 Peter 2:3; 1 Peter 3:15; Zech. 12:10/John 19:37; Sharp's Rule; KERAS SOTERIAS - "a horn of salvation,"; ASIARCHES `the commissioners of festivals and games.'; DIAKONOS "minister"; MONOGENES "onlybegotten"; KOLASIS; PSYCHE "soul"; TASSO; STAUROS ""torture stake";

Replies to Criticisms Made By Dr. Edgar J. Goodspeed:

NWT - Goodspeed's Criticism

Replies to Criticisms Made By Dr. Julius Mantey:

NWT - Heb. 9:27 - "Once For All Time"

NWT - John 1:1

NWT - Jn 8:58 - "I AM"

NWT - Kolasis - "Cutting Off"

NWT - Luke 23:43 - Punctuation

NWT - Rev. 3:14

Replies to Criticisms Made By Walter Martin:

NWT - Analuo ("Releasing") - Phil. 1:21-23

NWT - Martin: NWT "Misquoting" and "Obvious Misuse" of Mantey's Work

NWT - "Other" at Col. 1:16

NWT - Parousia ("Presence")

NWT - Pneuma - "Spirit," "Wind," "Breath"

Replies to Criticisms Made By Zondervan's "So Many Versions?":

NWT - "Baptism for Dead" and "Virginity"

NWT - "God/a god"

NWT - "Is" Translated as "Means"

NWT - "Jehovah" in the New Testament

NWT - "[Other]" and Phil. 2:6

NWT - "Peculiar Translations"

NWT - "Rock-mass"; "Holy Ones"; and "Inspired Expression"

NWT - Sharp's Rule

NWT - SMV Conclusion

NWT - "Too Literal"

NWT - Criticism by Zondervan's So Many Versions? - "Torture Stake" vs. "Cross"

NWT - Weights and Measures

Replies To General Criticisms:


NWT - Jn 17:3 - "Taking in Knowledge"

NWT - Unnamed (Anonymous) Translators and Humility