This paraphrase aims to say as exactly as possible what the writers of the Scriptures meant, and to say it simply, expanding where necessary for clear understanding by the modern reader.
Eighth grade reading level; contemporary English.
Paraphrase of the American Standard Version; Written in an attempt to help his children better understand the Bible. Published in 1971 (NT Ė 1962).
Sample Passage: "But we will not boast of authority we do not have. Our goal is to measure up to God's plan for us, and this plan includes our working there with you." 2 Corinthians 10:13