On his Bibles blog, Rick Mansfield revised his top-ten list of Bible versions. He’s gung-ho for the Holman Christian Standard Bible. I’ve always thought of it as “the Baptist Bible,” initiated and published by the SBC’s Lifeway, but his posts have me thinking that it’s time to take another look at it.

I’ve been using the NET Bible as my principle English version. Will probably continue that, but will be checking the HCSB more closely.

One thought on “Time to look again at the HCSB

  1. When I investigated the HCSB, its website used Genesis 6 as an example of the translation. The selection showed how the HCSB replaced “cubit” with English standards of measurement. However, the Hebrew does not use those standards. So, instead of the precise translation, we got an insert.

What do you think?