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Tutorial 8.1: Form and meaning in Bible translation

Learners will recognize the appropriate relationship between form and meaning in Bible translation:

a) demonstrating the impracticality of aiming for total word-for-word correspondence between any two languages

b) validatingmeaning-basedtranslationprinciplesasemployedto varying degrees by the translators of every version

c) embracing the primacy of meaning over form in Bible translation

The Form and Meaning video referred to in the tutorial is here –