Bibliotheca Heirloom Package (Five-volume Clothbound Set + Solid Walnut Slipcase)
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This package contains the five-volume set (which includes the Apocrypha) and the solid walnut slipcase.
About the Translation, The American Literary Version of the Biblical Library
Reviewed by Ph.D. biblical language experts holding positions at institutions such as Oxford, Emory, Wheaton, Fuller, and Ashland Theological Seminary – who, without damaging the literary quality of the base translation, suggested many changes to bring the translation up to par with where textual criticism and Greek and Hebrew lexicography currently stand.
Exceptionally literal among contemporary translations, preserving considerably more of the concreteness, strangeness, ambiguity, repetition, and grammatical structure (parataxis and syntax) of the original languages, and allowing the reader to more closely encounter the intricate, often perplexing texts of the biblical library.
Archaic pronouns and verbs have been replaced with modern equivalents—“thou” with “you,” “doth” with “does,” etc.
While explicitly archaic and obscure English vocabulary has been removed, the characteristic literary quality of the base translation has been preserved wherever possible; e.g.
Solid Walnut Slipcase
Designed by Joshua Ivan Truman.
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