Bible translations

2 Peter 1 in the Legacy Standard Bible

With the full text of the LSB New Testament now available, we have an opportunity for the first time to look through how the translation handles one of the catholic (general) epistles. I've sought to explain every change in 2 Peter 1 in this post. LSB NASB 1995 head...

Accordance-fu(n) with the Legacy Standard Bible

This post is edited from its original version. See comment from Rick Mansfield below. The Legacy Standard Bible app for iOS and Android is out, but it's not exactly a standalone app. It's really a repackaged version of Accordance 13. If you've already purchased...

Psalm 46 in the LSB vs. NASB 1995

Last week, Three Sixteen Publishing posted the text of Psalm 46 in the Legacy Standard Bible. As we did with Psalm 37 earlier, here's a verse-by-verse comparison with its NASB 1995 predecessor. I've also added some small commentary below. LSB NASB 1995 0 God Is Our...
Legacy Standard Bible Gospel of Mark: Initial Observations

Legacy Standard Bible Gospel of Mark: Initial Observations

Wake up and smell the coffee. Wait, does John MacArthur drink coffee? Wake up and smell the...uh...Postum? Are the rest of you drinking Postum? There's a new Bible translation coming, and it's looking really promising. Unfortunately, the only major engagement the...

Lexham English Bible: Outdoing the NASB?

Lexham English Bible: Outdoing the NASB?

In my previous post, which concerned John MacArthur's announcement of the new Legacy Standard Bible translation and the ever-impending NASB 2020 update, one point that seemed to gain much attention was the existence of the Lexham English Bible, a translation that...

Some Thoughts on the Legacy Standard Bible

Some Thoughts on the Legacy Standard Bible

Update (20 November 2020): I've posted my initial observations of the LSB Gospel of Mark here. https://vimeo.com/402824903 If you haven't seen the news by means of a video update from John MacArthur for his church (skip to 7:20 in the video above), there's a new...