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THE LITERAL IDIOMATIC TRANSLATION (LIT)

 

 

Last LIT update:    2018.10.20

 

Last LITG (Glossary) update: 2018.10.09  

 

Last LITAGL (Analytical Greek Lexicon) update: 2018.10.20

 

Last update to this page: 2018.08.16

 

The Literal Idiomatic Translation Glossary (LITG)

 

 

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Please note: The LIT is now in its first complete rough draft form.  From here further editing for punctuation, spelling, use of correct inflected forms, in-verse alerts to authors' use of ellipsis, foot notes, passage links and references, and other miscellaneous editing, will be rechecked and corrections made. 

 

* As of now I have completed a first pass editing of the rough drafts of Matthew through Galatians 3, to correct translation and typographical errors, and to identify all the uses of ellipses and zero copulas by the biblical writers; and along with these to identify and enclose in brackets the addition of indefinite articles necessary for English sentence structures.

 

It has taken me about 25 years, using my discretionary time working nights and weekends, to look up and research the meanings of about 18,450 unique inflected forms used in the biblical Greek texts of the new covenant books of the Bible, according to the UBS4 eclectic text. 

 

I have witnessed first hand, intimately, the various speaking and writing styles of Jesus Christ and his apostles (although Jesus didn't actually write any book himself), and how each author has his own pet words and phrases which they used to witness to us those vital Truths of Jesus' orthodoxy which he taught them.  Because the LIT literally quotes the new covenant writers, all of the grammatical, colloquial, and idiomatic "flavors" and "colors" of the Greek language used by each of the ancient writers now comes through into English for readers to see and learn for themselves. 

 

Jesus' pet words and phrases, Paul's, Peter's, John's and those of the others, all come through into English now with the absence of any paraphrasing and "creative synonyming", as is heavily used in virtually all other theologically-sculpted translations.  Through this rigorous investigation in minute detail into each biblical writer's works I can make a very good conclusion for myself of who wrote the book of Hebrews, apostle Paul!

 

While reading the LIT please be sure to use the LIT Glossary (LITG) of terms and idioms.  You'll discover a vast amount of ancillary information I found through doing my research into the language and contents of the biblical texts, and into the historical cultural customs of the Judeans and other ethnic groups.

 

 

MATTHEW

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28

 

MARK

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16

 

LUKE  

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24

 

JOHN  

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21

 

ACTS

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28

 

ROMANS

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16

 

1 CORINTHIANS

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16

 

2 CORINTHIANS

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13

 

GALATIANS

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6

 

EPHESIANS

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6

 

PHILIPPIANS

Chapter  1  2  3  4

 

COLOSSIANS

Chapter  1  2  3  4

 

1 THESSALONIANS

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5

 

2 THESSALONIANS

Chapter  1  2  3

 

1 TIMOTHY

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6

 

2 TIMOTHY

Chapter  1  2  3  4

 

TITUS

Chapter  1  2  3

 

PHILEMON

Chapter  1

 

HEBREWS

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13

 

JAMES

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5

 

1 PETER

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5

 

2 PETER

Chapter  1  2  3

 

1 JOHN

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5

 

2 JOHN

Chapter  1

 

3 JOHN

Chapter  1

 

JUDE

Chapter  1

 

REVELATION

Chapter  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22