Is the New American Standard Bible good?

Is the New American Standard Bible an accurate translation?

The NASB is a revision of the American Standard Version. The Lockman Foundation claims that the NASB “has been widely embraced as a literal and accurate English translation because it consistently uses the formal equivalence translation philosophy.”

What is the difference between NIV and NASB Bible?

Seems to me that the NASB is a “word for word” translation and the NIV is a “thought for thought” translation. Actually, I’d recommend the NRSV. It’s readable, and very accurate. It’s a build-on of the ASV, which is the most literal English translation.

Is the New American Standard Bible a good Bible?

The NASB ’95 is an excellent translation that falls closer to the “word for word” side of the translation spectrum, a bit far from the “thought for thought” style of the Message Bible. I recommend different translations that fall all across the spectrum to get a better grasp of what the Scriptures are saying.

What is NIV and NASB?

The word-for-word literal method of the updated New American Standard Bible (NASB) lets you see what the original authors of the Bible wrote. The thought-for-thought approach of the New International Version (NIV) gives an accurate understanding of what they meant.

Who reads the NASB Bible?

Product details

Listening Length 89 hours and 10 minutes
Author Foundation Publications
Narrator Dick Hill
Audible.com Release Date September 17, 2008
Publisher Alpha DVD
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