De kritiek op de Groot Nieuws Bijbel in het licht van de kritiek op eerdere Nederlandse bijbelvertalingen | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
Volume 38, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 2542-6583
  • E-ISSN: 2590-3268


In this article, criticisms of the , the first ‘dynamic equivalent’ translation in Dutch of the complete Bible, are analysed in the light of criticisms of earlier Dutch translations. For the sake of the analysis, the problems of translation are discussed and a description of the demands which, in the author’s view, are required in order to produce an acceptable translation, is presented. With respect to the , the author’s conclusion is that it cannot stand the test on many points on account of the editors’ failure to direct the project in an expert way and on account of the liberties the translators permitted themselves.


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