I’ve always been big on literal translations for the bible, and the research I had done way back when (27yrs ago) said that the New American Standard was about the most literal in translations.
When it comes to scripture memory, I prefer the New King James version, similar to the King James, I love the wording.
Well recently I decided to splurge on ME, something I had not done for a very long time. So while out surfing the web across the Family Christian Store website, I came across a very feminine covered women’s study bible in the NKJV and decided it was time for a new bible. They use this version at church too so that helps, and it is pretty close to literal as well. I only ordered it on Monday so I really did not expect to see it so soon, but there it was on the porch from the UPS man when I arrived home from work today. I am SO excited!!!! It seems to be a great study bible, with a lot of study tools specifically for women. My sister was quite pleased that I took time to Google for a coupon code and saved $17 on the purchase as well, ever the thrift queen that she is!
I’m looking forward to more time in the Word again tonight as I continue with “Psalm 51; The Way Back To God”, which already with one chapter has me craving more and more of God’s Word and learning about the forgiveness and restoration I can claim as mine in Christ.
One more way to motivate myself to memorize Psalm 103 and 51.