This post is edited from its original version. See comment from Rick Mansfield below. The Legacy Standard Bible app for iOS and Android is out, but it's not exactly a standalone app. It's really a repackaged version of Accordance 13. If you've already purchased Accordance, you can go to their web page and "purchase" the … Continue reading Accordance-fu(n) with the Legacy Standard Bible
Philippians in the Legacy Standard Bible: Instances of “Think”
In case you've been hiding under the sky☘, a team from The Master's University and Seminary is working on the Legacy Standard Bible, an update to the much-beloved NASB 1995. They recently released a PDF containing the entire text of Philippians, and I've made the time to note all of the differences from its predecessor. … Continue reading Philippians in the Legacy Standard Bible: Instances of “Think”
LSB, NASB 2020, NASB 1995: Three-Way Comparisons in Psalm 65 and Mark 4
With the recent release of the LSB text of Psalm 65, we now have an opportunity to examine the LSB's handling of an Old Testament passage in addition to the earlier release of the entire Gospel of Mark. Psalm 65 Within Psalm 65, a line-by-line glance through the highlights reveals that only a handful of … Continue reading LSB, NASB 2020, NASB 1995: Three-Way Comparisons in Psalm 65 and Mark 4
Legacy Standard Bible Gospel of Mark: Initial Observations
Wake up and smell the coffee. Wait, does John MacArthur drink coffee? Wake up and smell the...uh...Postum? Are the rest of you drinking Postum? There's a new Bible translation coming, and it's looking really promising. Unfortunately, the only major engagement the Legacy Standard Bible is getting from social media is from King James onlyists. Can we … Continue reading Legacy Standard Bible Gospel of Mark: Initial Observations
NASB 2020 Review, Part 2 — Direct Comparisons in John, Hebrews, and Psalms
In part 1 of this NASB 2020 review, I dove a bit into major passages concerning gender, the Greek term doulos (slave), and the Hebrew term hesed, which is mostly translated as "lovingkindness" in the NASB 1995. In the time between part 1 and now, my wife gave birth to our fourth child (hence the delay) and the … Continue reading NASB 2020 Review, Part 2 — Direct Comparisons in John, Hebrews, and Psalms
NASB 2020 Review (and GIVEAWAY!), part 1 — Gender, Slaves, and Lovingkindness
I now have two copies of the recently released NASB 2020. I'll give you a short preview of the physical editions, and then we'll dig into the translation. The Lockman Foundation is selling two primary offerings: the Large Print Ultrathin edition and the Giant Print edition. I initially made the mistake of ordering the Giant … Continue reading NASB 2020 Review (and GIVEAWAY!), part 1 — Gender, Slaves, and Lovingkindness
Lexham English Bible: Outdoing the NASB?
In my previous post, which concerned John MacArthur's announcement of the new Legacy Standard Bible translation and the ever-impending NASB 2020 update, one point that seemed to gain much attention was the existence of the Lexham English Bible, a translation that already includes the distinctives John MacArthur touted in his announcement of the LSB: YHWH … Continue reading Lexham English Bible: Outdoing the NASB?
Some Thoughts on the Legacy Standard Bible
Update (20 November 2020): I've posted my initial observations of the LSB Gospel of Mark here. https://vimeo.com/402824903 If you haven't seen the news by means of a video update from John MacArthur for his church (skip to 7:20 in the video above), there's a new translation in the works called the Legacy Standard Bible. It … Continue reading Some Thoughts on the Legacy Standard Bible