Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

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The Joy of Your Lord (Matt 25:21)
The Joys of Ellipsis (John 12:7)
The Joys of Idioms (εἰ μή)
The joys of shortening Greek sentences (Eph 3:17)
The Line between Translation and Commentary
The Many Faces of γάρ (1 Cor 14:23)
The most amazing translator I have ever met
The Myth of Literal Translation (2 Thess 2:3)
The Myth of “Literal Translations” (1 Tim 4:13)
The Myth of “Literal” Translations (Luke 8:55)
The place (τόπος) of the Jews (Jn 11:48)
The Power of a “So” (John 13:4)
The Problem of Pain
The Problem of Under- or Over-Translating (James 1:23–24)
The Right Word Matters (1 Pet 2:2)
The Tongue, Evil, and Defilement (James 3:6)
The Trinitarian Formula in 1 John 5:7–8
The Value of Bible Translation
The Vanilla δέ (Matt 28:16)
Theological Bias in Translation (1 Cor 15:1-2)
There is Always a Reason (John 2:1)
Think Grammatically (Rev 1:2)
Those Pesky Prepositions
To be changed (μεταμορφοω)
To Burn or To Boast? (1 Cor 13:3)
To Judge or Not to Judge (Matt 25:32)
To Metaphor, or not to Metaphor?
To What "Place" did Judas Go? (Acts 1:25).
To “Know” God (John 10:14-15)
Translating all the words of Scripture (Matt 24:34)
Translating Every Word (Matt 10:4)
Translating Figures of Speech
Translating Metaphors (Eph 6:14)
Translating the Greek Aorist as the English Past can Miscommunicate (James 2:7)
Translating the Word but Missing the Context (Mark 5:4)
Translating Units of Money
Translation: both art and science
Tweaking the Article (Romans 5:11)
Two Helpful Techniques in Translating Greek (Heb 11:6)
Two unusual time designations (Matt 26:55,64)
Two Unusual Translations (Romans 5:6)
Unable or Not Allowed to Speak? (2 Cor 12:4)
Unexpected English Idioms (Phil 3:5)
Wait on the Lord (Ps 27:14)
Was Apollos Lazy? (1 Cor 16:12)
Was his name Jesus Barabbas, or Barabbas? (Matt 27:16)
Was it a Question without Faith? (Mark 4:38)
Was Jesus an Angry Man? (Mark 1:41)
Was Jesus Frustrated with “You” or “You”? (Matt 26:40)
Was Jesus in a lonely, deserted, or uninhabited region? (Mark 1:45)