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Binding: Paper, Flush Cut
New Living Translation (NLT) Second Edition
Tyndale House Publishers
8 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 1 inches
7.25 pt. font
Bible Weight: 14.4 oz,
List Price: $5.99
The New Living Translation is intended to be easily accessible to readers of modern English:
Weights and measures, money, dates and times, etc., are described in modern terms, with footnotes giving the literal translation. For example, the Gospel of John 6:7 reads:
“Philip replied, ?Even if we worked for months, we wouldn?t have enough money to feed them”
with a note that the Greek text reads “Two hundred denarii would not be enough” and an explanation that a denarius was equivalent to a laborer?s full day?s wage.
Some phrases are translated into contemporary English; e.g. “they beat their breasts” (Luke 23:48) is translated as “They went home in deep sorrow”, again with footnotes providing more literal interpretations.
Gender-inclusive language is used where the editors believed that it was appropriate, thus ??????? (adelphoi) is translated “brothers and sisters”.
In March 2014, the Christian Booksellers Association ranked the NLT as the second most popular English version of the Bible based on unit sales.