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God intended for everyone to understand His Word. He meant it to be spoken clearly, powerfully, and most of all, true. And yet many of us are occasionally frustrated or stuck in our Bible reading, either on a particularly difficult passage or an entire book of the Holy Bible that may seem impenetrable.
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Compare the Translation: Genesis 1:1-2
Common English Bible (CEB): When God began to create the heavens and the earth—the earth was without shape or form, it was dark over the deep sea, and God’s wind swept over the waters—
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV): In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters.
New International Version (NIV): In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.