Ah, Helper, thanks for the urls, I would of course like to pass one on to you, [URL=http://web.archive.org/web/20071012194730/faith.propadeutic.com/conclusions.html]]]Comparing Bible Translations--Conclusions[/URL]. The whole article is good but it isn't short! Oh, about Henry Morris, you should read what James White said to him, [URL=http://vintage.aomin.org/A%20Response%20to%20a%20Brother%20in%20Christ.html]]]A Response to a Brother in Christ--Dr. Morris' "Defense" of the King James Bible Reviewed[/URL], this excellent article covers a number points that Dr. Morris brought up.
Reading more about this National Bible Bee, has some disturbing aspects to it. It appears many of the children had a lust for money and it was big money for the winners, some other reward needs to given and/or a lot less money!
1 Timothy 6 10 For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith, and pierced themselves with many a pang. 11 But flee from these things, you man of God; and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.---[URL=http://www.lockman.org/nasb/nasbcmp.php]]]NASB[/URL]
Jim Lincoln wrote: I'm glad to see that the students could pick from 5 different versions
Oh Jim We are so worried about your edification, here is some loving help for you, [URL=http://www.jesus-is-lord.com/best.htm]]]Finding the TRUTH for Jim.[/URL] - AND if you are a creationist then see, [URL=http://www.icr.org/home/resources/resources_tracts_kjv/]]]More help for Jim here.[/URL] Then of course dear friend we know you are concerned about expert translation, [URL=http://www.av1611.org/kjv/kjvhist.html]]]So please read this factual study, for Jim.[/URL] We are so very concerned that you receive the most accurate Word of God. Read digest and enjoy, Jim.
I'm glad to see that the students could pick from 5 different versions of the Bible to do their competition, very good, I would assume that perhaps the winner used one with a lot of dynamic equivalence such as the NKJV? Admittedly it would be easier to memorize from than the excellent [URL=http://www.lockman.org/nasb/nasbcmp.php]]]... NASB[/URL]