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THE HOLMAN CHRISTIAN STANDARD BIBLE 

100+ scholars from 17 denominations shared a common vision: to create an English translation meticulously faithful to the ancient Scriptures and exceptionally clear to understand.

Holman Bible Publishers assembled an international, interdenominational  team of 100 scholars and proof readers, all of whom were committed to biblical inerrancy .The translation committee sought to strike a balance between the two prevailing philosophies of Bible translation: formal equivalence (literal or word-for-word) and dynamic or functional equivalence (thought-for-thought). The translators called this balance "optimal equivalence."

According to the translators, the goal of an optimal-equivalence translation is "to convey a sense of the original text with as much clarity as possible". To that end, the ancient source texts were exhaustively scrutinized at multiple levels (word, phrase, clause, sentence, discourse) to determine their original meaning and intent. Afterwards, using the best language tools available, the semantic and linguistic equivalents were translated into as readable a text as possible.

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