The complexities of translating the Greek text of the New Testament is not a recent issue. Numerous translations of the text into English have been written, revised, and rewritten over the years. The resources below are intended to assist students studying different English translations of the New Testament as well as those studying the original Greek text.
All of the following bibles are found through Oxford Biblical Studies Online:
You can also find the following versions online for free:
And these are available online through the library's catalog:
For students looking to read the original language of a text, these online resources may be helpful:
Oxford Biblical Studies Online contains many resources to facilitate the study of the Bible. Of particular interest for exegetical assignments is the ability it offers to compare modern translations side-by-side, and to view scholarly annotations alongside of the text.
1) To view two translations of a text side-by-side, click on the "Side-by-side view of two Biblical texts" on the Oxford Biblical Studies Online landing page.
2) Choose the passage you want to study in the Bible verse lookup box, and select the translations you want to compare by selecting them from the drop-down menu under each 'text' tab.
1) To view the annotations alongside of the text, click on the "commentary" tab on the right window and select the annotations from the version/translation you want to view. They do not need to be the annotations from the version of the text you have selected in the window on the left.