In about 1445 B.C. God gave the Hebrew Bible to Moses . . . well, at least the first five books.
In 1611 A.D. the King James Bible was published.
The Hebrew Bible has been around for about 3,459 years.
The King James Bible has been around for 403 years.
Using your common sense (is there any left?) which one do you think is most reliable?
But . . . . since most of us can't read Hebrew . . . what to do?
On one of my trips to Israel I carried my New Living Translation of the Bible with me.
I asked a group of Jewish men to inspect it, compare it to their Hebrew Bible and give me some feedback.
Here is what they told me: "The New Living Translation (NLT) is the most accurate English translation we have ever seen!"
Today, the LB (Living Bible) and the NLT (New Living Translation) have sold more than 70 million copies. This is an up-to-date figure because I just called Tyndale House Publishers to find out.
This is what scholars are saying about the New Living Translation: "The NLT is unsurpassed for ease of reading, accuracy, and beauty of language."
My advice, if you are an English reader: "Get a copy of the NLT and study it daily!