Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 12

Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Ester (Esther) chapter 12.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them at the end.  I have also chosen to include the Aleph/Tavs in the text itself, despite my skepticism of them (mainly because it's after 10:30 at night, and I just … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 12

The Canon of Scripture, Part 8: The Book of Mormon

The canon of Scripture is a settled issue, isn’t it? You’ve got your 66 books total, 39 in the Old Testament (24 by the Jewish counting) and 27 in the New Testament. However, when you do the research, things are not so simple. There are many “other” books claiming to be Scripture, a number of … Continue reading The Canon of Scripture, Part 8: The Book of Mormon

Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 11

G'day!  Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of the 11th chapter of the Megillat Ester, otherwise known in English as the Book of Esther.  "Hold on a minute!" I can hear some of you saying.  "There's only 10 chapters!"  That's true - if you're using the abridged Masoretic version.  The original book is … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 11

Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 9

Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Ester (Esther) chapter 9.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them at the end.  This chapter partly corresponds with what commonly appears as "Chapter 5" in the abridged translations in most Bibles.  See Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 1 and … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 9

Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 7

Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Ester (Esther) chapter 7.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them afterward.  At the end is a list of where the Aleph Tavs occur, as they are no longer included in the main text. CHAPTER 7  1 And Mordekai knew all … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 7