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Does Anybody Care?

    • 13 posts
    May 3, 2018 11:54 AM PDT
    I have raised this issue without a response, but I thought I would raise it one more time -

    Often the quotes from Jewish scripture, what some call the Old Testament, that are provided by posters/bloggers are not accurate translations of the Hebrew text. Obviously the folks quoting the particular translation do not know Hebrew.

    I'm curious how or why folks choose a particular translation so that they are comfortable believing the translation is accurate.

    Thoughts?
    • 1 posts
    July 30, 2018 11:51 AM PDT

    I doubt they really care whether the translation is accurate, or rather, that they bother to give any consideration to whether its accurate or not. I feel like most of the time there is a lot of confirmation bias involved.

    Rather than looking to see what something says, they look for something that agrees with the point they bear some favor of.

    • 13 posts
    August 1, 2018 2:59 PM PDT
    I appreciate that you took the time to read and post this response.