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UBS Handbook Series New Testament (20 vols.)
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Overview

What if you were responsible for translating God's Word into a language that never had a Bible before? Can you imagine the burden you would feel to do a good job?

God takes His Word pretty seriously, and you would certainly do everything in your power to make sure that you were not putting words into God's mouth, but that you were providing a text that clearly communicated God's Word as closely to the original as possible.

This challenge to understand the heart of the original Scriptures, in order to put the original text into a new language, was the impetus for the United Bible Societies to create handbooks for Bible translators working on this very thing.

Perhaps you have heard this series referred to as the UBS Translators Handbook Series, or Helps for Translators Series? Regardless of what name you know it by, The United Bible Societies' New Testament Handbook Series is a comprehensive verse by verse guide to understanding exactly what is being communicated by the author in the original Scriptures.

(See also the UBS Old Testament Handbook Series)

Product Details

This twenty volume set of detailed commentaries provides valuable exegetical, historical, cultural, and linguistic information on the original text. The series has been instrumental in shedding light on the Scriptures so that translators all over the world could complete the important task of putting God's Word into the many languages spoken in the world today.

Over the years church leaders and Bible readers have found the UBS Handbooks to be useful for their own study, since many of the issues Bible translators must address when trying to communicate the Bible's message to modern readers are the ones Bible students must address when approaching the Bible text as a part of their own private study and devotions.

Bibles Included: Revised Standard Version and Good News Translation (Today's English Version)

Individual Titles

A Handbook on the Gospel of Matthew

  • Authors: B.M Newman, P.C. Stine
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 906

A Handbook on the Gospel of Mark

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, R. G. Bratcher
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 522

A Handbook on the Gospel of Luke

  • Authors: J. Reiling, J. L. Swellengrebel
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 797

A Handbook on the Gospel of John

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, B. M. Newman
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 678

A Handbook on the Acts of the Apostles

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, B. M. Newman
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 534

A Handbook on Paul's Letter to the Romans

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, B. M. Newman
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 317

A Handbook on Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians

  • Authors: P. Ellingworth, H. Hatton
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 396

A Handbook on Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians

  • Authors: J. Ellington, R. L. Omanson
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 268

A Handbook on Paul's Letter to the Galatians

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, D. C. Arichea
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 174

A Handbook on Paul's Letter to the Ephesians

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, R. G. Bratcher
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 195

A Handbook on Paul's Letter to the Philippians

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, I. Loh
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 167

A Handbook on Paul's Letter to the Colossians

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, R. G. Bratcher
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 109

A Handbook on Paul's Letters to the Thessalonians

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, R. G. Bratcher
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 226

A Handbook on Paul's Letters to Timothy and to Titus

  • Authors: D. C. Arichea, H. A. Hatton
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 332

A Handbook on the Letter from James

  • Authors: I. Loh, H. A. Hatton
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 222

A Handbook on the Letter to the Hebrews

  • Authors: I. Loh, H. A. Hatton
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 362

A Handbook on the First Letter from Peter

  • Authors: E. A. Nida, D. C. Arichea
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 187

A Handbook on the Letters of John

  • Authors: C. Haas, M. De Jonge, J. L. Swellengrebel
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 214

A Handbook on the Letter from Jude

  • Authors: D. C. Arichea, H. A. Hatton
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 184

A Handbook on The Revelation to John

  • Authors: R. G. Bratcher, H. A. Hatton
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Pages: 330

Product Details

  • Title: The United Bible Societies' New Testament Handbook Series
  • Publisher: United Bible Societies
  • Volumes: 20
  • Pages: 7,120