An Idea Borrowed

Years ago on a radio program someone shared that they read a chapter in Proverbs every day. Since there are 31 chapters and the longest month has 31 days it allows you to read through Proverbs on a regular basis. I use it as the launch pad for my personal worship time and branch out from there. On this blog I will try to share some of the insights I have in the Word. I will try to organize them in the archive by reference.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Unisex Translation

(Proverbs 13:5 KJV) A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.

Have you noticed in your King James translation that some words are set in italics? That is not a matter of emphasis. It is a translation technique used to show when words have been inserted to give understanding but they are not in the Greek or Hebrew. I don't think I have have been making that adjustment when I copied and pasted. I just now noticed it was not coming across. I will try to make that correction from now on. The NASB uses a similar technique. Thus "righteous man" becomes "the righteous". This might be a place where the feminists have a legitimate point to complain.

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