Category: Translation Process

Lionel Windsor Reviews Romans

Lionel Windsor Reviews Romans

Lionel Windsor is an Anglican Minister in the Diocese of Sydney. Lionel currently teaches New Testament and biblical languages (Greek & Hebrew) at Moore College, Sydney. He studied theology at Moore College (B.Div) and Durham University (PhD). Lionel has taken the time to review Romans in The Passion Translation. Here are some excerpts from his review: “In other …

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Jonathan Welton Interview

Jonathan Welton Interview

 Jonathan Welton recently interviewed Brian Simmons about The Passion Translation. The interview runs for just under an hour. I picked out some interesting quotes from the interview (with time stamps). Sometimes it can be difficult to understand what Brian means, but you can listen to the full interview online here. Brian Simmons reflects on his own …

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What is the Passion Translation?

What is the Passion Translation?

The Passion Translation is a new Bible used by NAR churches around the world. The Publisher writes: “The Passion Translation is an attempt to bring God’s fiery heart of love and truth to this generation using Hebrew, Greek, and Aramaic manuscripts, bringing them together with the emotion and truth of God’s Word … As Brian has studied …

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The Victor Alexander Aramaic Bible

The Victor Alexander Aramaic Bible

“The Passion “translation” inserts all kinds of concepts, words and ideas of which the original gives no hint whatsoever.” – Andrew Wilson Andrew Chapman embarked on his own translation project, investigating Brian Simmon’s use of the Aramaic, including Romans 1:11, Galatians 1:4a, Galatians 2:10, Galatians 3:1, Galatians 3:3, Galatians 3:19, Galatians 3:22, Galatians 4:3, Galatians 4:7, Galatians 5:25, Galatians 5:26, Ephesians 5:22. …

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What’s with the Aramaic texts?

What’s with the Aramaic texts?

“By referencing the text written in the very language in which Jesus taught, and then overlaying that with the Greek, we are able to translate the root meanings of the Scriptures in a new, fresh way.” (Brian Simmons) The Passion Translation team claim that: The Aramaic manuscripts are more reliable than the Greek manuscripts Aramaic language …

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Andrew Wilson reviews TPT

Andrew Wilson reviews TPT

Andrew Wilson is Teaching Pastor at King’s Church London, and has theology degrees from Cambridge (MA), London School of Theology (MTh), and King’s College London (PhD).Andrew has expressed serious concerns with The Passion Translation: Andrew has expressed serious concerns with The Passion Translation: “The Passion “translation” inserts all kinds of concepts, words and ideas of …

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Origins of the Passion Translation

Origins of the Passion Translation

Brian Simmons claims a very unique and unusual origin for The Passion Translation: “Jesus Christ came into my room. He breathed on me and he commissioned me. … And he spoke to me and said, “I’m commissioning you to translate the Bible into the translation project that I’m giving you to do.” And he promised that he …

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