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Word Come Alive is an expanded translation (paraphrase) of the New Testament by respected editor Martin Manser. Related phrases and background information are supplied in italics within the text to make its message more immediately understandable. It expresses the sense of the original text in contemporary, natural English for a powerful effect on readers. Fresh and incisive, this translation will make you sit up and think about what you are reading.
The Word Come Alive is for everyone, no matter the stage of their Christian journey. Experienced Christians familiar with the language of the Bible will find the text refreshing and challenging. Teachers and preachers will find this paraphrase to be a valuable and informative resource in their preparation. Readers without a knowledge of the Bible, but who want to understand its message, will find the text accessible and thought-provoking.
I have greatly enjoyed reading your paraphrase of the NT. Congratulations on such an excellent job...It reads smoothly and provides a very true but accessible version of the text. The quality of the English is...superb and the meaning of the passages picked up very well...This should have a very useful ministry...It will be of great benefit to many. You have a superb skill in expanding the Scripture, just enough, so helpfully.
—Derek Tidball, former Principal, London School of Theology; Visiting Scholar, Spurgeon’s College, London
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