The Voice™ Bible is a faithful dynamic equivalent translation that reads like a story with all the truth and wisdom of God's Word. Through compelling narratives, poetry, and teaching, The Voice invites readers to enter into the whole story of God with their heart, soul, and mind, enabling them to hear God speaking and to experience His presence in their lives. Through a collaboration of more than 120 biblical scholars, pastors, writers, musicians, poets, and artists, The Voice recaptures the passion, grit, humor, and beauty that is often lost in the translation process. The result is a retelling of the story of the Bible in a form as fluid as modern literary works, yet remaining painstakingly true to the original manuscripts.
What we like about The Voice:
This version of the Bible is fairly unique. It is based on the earliest and best manuscripts from the original languages (Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic). However, it is a different sort of translation. It combines the strengths of scholars who are experts in the original languages with modern writers, musicians, and poets who are skilled in their use of English. Their goal was to be faithful to the original languages while at the same time beautiful and readable to our English-speaking audience.
I think this has been pulled off extremely well! The readability of this Bible translation is truly beautiful, and I love the way it reads like a script for a play. It is very clear who is speaking in each verse or section, without being distracting or annoying.
Would you be interested in receiving a free download of either the book of Genesis or the book of Isaiah from The Voice? You may download one choice by clicking on the box, below:
The Voice also provides four separate daily reading plans, which I think are very helpful:
Would you like to compare The Voice Bible translation to 9 other popular translations? Click below:
The paperback version of The Voice New Testament is only $2.99 at ChristianBook.com! Wow.
The complete version of both The Voice Old and the New Testament is also available.
When our family wants to act out portions of the Bible, we'll be using this version to help us do that!
What is your family's favorite version of the Bible?
Disclosure: I received one paperback copy of The Voice New Testament in exchange for my honest review of this Bible. No other compensation was provided.
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