The Wartburg Project

FAQs

Doctrinal Studies

Questions about Bible translation topics and the EHV.

November 27th, 2016
26. Why does the EHV use the term “only-begotten” in John 3:16 instead of “one and only”?

August 2nd, 2017
33. Why is “koinonia” translated “communion” in 1 Corinthians 10:16-17?

August 2nd, 2017
35. In Philippians 2:6 should "morphe" be translated "form" or "nature"?

August 3rd, 2017
36. Why does the EHV use “through” instead of “by” in John 1:3, 10, and 1 Corinthians 8:6?

November 17th, 2017
38. Why does the EHV translate the Greek term "dia" as "because of" in Romans 4:25 in the words “for our justification”?

March 22nd, 2018
41. In Matthew 28:19 why do you translate “gather disciples” instead of “make disciples”?

June 1st, 2018
46. How should the term "men and brothers" be handled?

June 1st, 2018
47. What does it mean to be clothed in Christ or to put on Christ?

October 31st, 2023
94. Baptism Saves Us

Commentary on 1 Peter 3:21 - Is it baptism that saves, or faith?

February 21st, 2024
103. Hell in the Old Testament

Newer translations seem to avoid the word "hell" in the Old Testament. Why is that?