Confusion among Bibles: the Best of the Rest

  This set are bibles that are idiosyncratic i.e. they have odd licensing agreements or tend to have unusual translations.  Whatever their reason, they are not very popular but are worth considering. The World English Bible is actually an update to the 1901  American Standard version.  It also has footnotes to explain some of its … Continue reading Confusion among Bibles: the Best of the Rest

Judges 8: Gideon goes to Succoth

The 8th chapter in the Book of Judges starts out poorly.  The Ephraimites whine that they were called last which is probably just that they want recognition from the great judge himself and Gideon smartly gives it to them in 8:3 3 God has delivered into your hand the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb! … Continue reading Judges 8: Gideon goes to Succoth