The berean bible is a completely new translation of the holy bible, based on the best available. Translationthe authors own translation of the biblical text, reflecting the end result of exegesis and attending to hebrew and greek idiomatic usage of words, phrases, and tenses, yet in reasonably good english. This letter may be the oldest of pauls letters found in the new testament, and may even be the earliest of all the new testament writings. Jehovahs witness bible translation examined is the jehovahs witness bible, the new world translation, a good translation. The scriptures belonged to the church and were meant to be. The new world translation of the holy scriptures nwt is the name of the bible. It is not too much to say that 1 thessalonians 45 is probably the most important passage dealing with the rapture in the new testament. Pratte, 2016 bible study questions on the book of 1 thessalonians introduction. Furthermore greek loipos marks a key transition in the book. It is a research tool for publications in various languages produced by jehovahs witnesses. Does the new world translation nwt properly include jehovah in the new testament. It is a wellknown fact that the watchtower bible and tract society religion of jehovahs witnesses denies the deity of jesus christ. Study guide for 1 thessalonians 4 by david guzik blue letter bible. First, the believers who have died will rise from their graves.
New world translation nwt jehovahs witnesses bible jw. Interpreting the new testament in its context minneapolis. The wordforword greek interlinear translation and the new world. Dana and mantey, a manual grammar of the greek new testament macmillan co. Intro to 1 thessalonians biblica the international. You live this way already, and we encourage you to do so even more. Bible study questions on the book of 1 thessalonians. Remember it is not a sin to make sure of all things 1 thessalonians 5. How accurate is the new world translation of the holy.
The entire world may hear this heavenly sound but have no idea what its meaning is. Metzger on the errors of the new world translation bible research. The early christians expected as has at least some of virtually every generation of christians since the apocalyptic coming of the kingdom of god in their lifetime. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the lord in. Each sale of the holy bible,new living translation, benefits wycliffe bible translators. Does gods name jehovah belong in the new testament. This chapter contains the exhortation about a life pleasing to god and the circumstances of christs second coming. It is authored by paul the apostle, likely written in corinth in about 5051 ce for the church in thessalonica.
First thessalonians it is generally supposed that pauls first epistle to the thessalonians is the first book of the new testament that was ever written. The open source bible translation the worlds most accurate english translation. Paul wrote in the following verses was nothing new to the thessalonians. Acts 14 acts 58 acts 912 acts 16 acts 1720 acts 2124. Every chapter of 1 thessalonians ends with a reference to the second coming of christ. In the new world translation the opening verse of the gospel according to john is mistranslated as follows. Grace to you and peace from god our father and the lord jesus christ. Like the mormons bible, the nwt was translated with help of the holy spirit. Holy bible modern literal version new testament 2020 update february 29, 2020. Visit our library of inductive bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the bible you can use in your small group. The new world translation of the holy scriptures is published by jehovahs witnesses. The greek word translated received is used for accepting instructions passed on as fixed. Paul here assumes that the second coming, or parousia, will occur within his own lifetime but insists that the time or season is unknown 1 thes 5.
The new world translation, alone of all the modern translations included in this study, does not use the na27ubs4 text but the 1881 westcott and hort text. The event referred to here is called the rapture, a moment when jesus christ will call all christiansliving and deadaway from the earth to be with him. The new world translation of the holy scriptures nwt is the name of the bible used worldwide by members of the jehovahs witness sect. New world translation of the holy scriptures study edition the first to the thessalonians 3.
Knowing your election of god being assured, from the doctrine which i have delivered to you, and which god has confirmed by various miracles, and gifts of the holy spirit, that he has chosen and called the gentiles to the same privileges to which he chose and called the jews. This is part of one of scriptures most oftenquoted passages. Home bible studies thessalonians 1 thessalonians 4. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the lord in the air. Here paul introduces his exhortation on practical christian living. The new world translation of the holy scriptures 1984 is published by jehovahs. The second coming of christ in the book of 1 thessalonians there is a reference to the second coming in every chapter 1 thessalonians 1. I discussion below for another expression of this jw distortion.1548 1231 1310 1563 1230 1255 1459 1419 72 451 1525 1006 81 168 1270 1404 779 792 1151 51 370 1077 136 1348 663 813 1060 1077 1609 1671 803 952 882 943 872 70 613 1037 95 1197 499 635 544 213 619