Some of my friends swear by the New Jerusalem Bible (NJB)--a French Catholic translation created in the 1970s by scholars in Jerusalem and available in English since 1985.
What does JB stand for?
JB stands for Jerusalem Bible
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Both the old JPS and the Jerusalem Bible follow this approach, translating the verse as He who has not taken My Name in vain.
The conference was scheduled for this year because 2011 is the four hundredth anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible, also the forty-fifth anniversary of the Jerusalem Bible, states Daniel Jeyaraj, professor of world Christianity, director of the center, and an IBMR contributing editor.
Would you like the King James Version, the New King James Version, the Revised Standard Version, the New Revised Standard Version, the New International Version, the New English Bible, the Revised English Bible, Today's English Version or the Contemporary English Version, the American Standard Version, the New American Standard Bible, the Jerusalem Bible, the Living Bible or .
She reread passages already marked in the margins of her Jerusalem Bible, then underlined others, and finally transcribed all in a notebook which became the Nouvelles cantates.
A curiosity of the very patchy bibliography is that only the New Jerusalem Bible is cited, and neither the other modern versions nor the King James Bible without which the history of English-speaking Christianity (and the English language) can scarcely be understood.
It is clear that he used the more contemporary versions: the NRSV, New Jerusalem Bible, NAB, NIV, and the like; but these are all very conservative translations.