This was given as a gift to my husband who wished to see, first hand, the differences in language/interpretation for his beloved Bible. He is thoroughly enjoying it and this makes a wonderful gift for anyone interested in looking deeper into scripture.
I received my Jewish/NIV Bible earlier than expected. As I thought, it is more than I expected it to be. As I read some of the familiar passegess, my eyes are opened to new truths and information. I have been taking my iPad to church for a few years now. Now, I think I will start taking my Jewish/NIV Bible just to be able to see the differences and likenesses first hand as the minister applies it. it is a great buy!!
I am interested in what the Jewish bible actually says from what our bibles say. It's like starting all over, I want more of everything, knowledge, what God has actually said, what the people actually did. Just a hint from my Rabbi, Ruth did not uncover Boaz's feet. Although CJB says feet.
Words cannot express how thankful I am to have discovered the CJB version, alongside the NIV. Wow, I never knew this book existed. I enjoy studying the Bible, and this version has helped me gain a better understanding of God's word. This is by far my favorite translation. I look forward to sharing it with family and friends.