JW New Bible

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  • St George of England
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  • straightshooter

    It seems logical that the GB would release a new Bible at their annual meeting. After all, most jws expect something new and revealing at the annual meeting such as last year's explanation of the faithful and discreet slave. If they have nothing new to clarify, then a new Bible would be greeted by the flock.

  • WatchTower87

    The new bible will be translate in italian? And other language?

  • Julia Orwell
    Julia Orwell

    They're still translating the Nwt into Krakatoan, Eskimo and that African clicking language and only have parts of the bible in Myanmar and others and it's taken them 50 years to get this far, so how could they start it all over again? It will take further decades to translate into even major languages like Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Spanish etc let alone krakatoan.


    Maybe it's a new brochure entitled, " We don't know Sh**!!" If it is a new NWT, then what would the changes be? More confusing footnotes? All references to Jesus remove when Iesous appears before or after kyrious? Maybe " Jehobo " is the new pronounciation of YHWH, because he is always broke?!

  • stuckinamovement

    Bet money that "apostles and older men" is rendered Governing Body.

  • snare&racket

    Maybe it is not so big a deal, just a few verses changed, maybe some books removed or added. Some verses or chapters added or removed.

    Such a bible is no big deal and a bit of an anticlimax for an assembly, a meeting makes more sense.

    maybe this will make JW's research the greek and hebrew to look at how the changes are justified.

    snare x

  • mP

    It seems logical that the GB would release a new Bible at their annual meeting. A


    Of course, its a money spinner better tell the AGM.

  • slimboyfat

    St George, where? I think I would have remembered that!

  • slimboyfat

    Oh wow I even posted on that thread and never noticed the picture.

  • notjustyet

    Maybe the new bible will have a built in credit card reader for those impromptu "I would love to give, but don't have any cash on me at the moment"


  • Julia Orwell
    Julia Orwell

    The 2006 edition of the NWT had all those square brackets removed, ie they don't even tell you they're adding to the scriptures anymore. Maybe it's in that vein.

  • Quarterback

    Yes, I remember the Org book released at a Service meeting. I remember the section allowing Elders to retire from their positions if they voluntary wanted to do so, removed. Then, in the most recent revised version it was put back in.

  • Separation of Powers
    Separation of Powers

    Would not doubt it.

  • UBM101

    In the 1st and last meeting I attended, they bragged about translation of Bible/literatures in 1,000++ languages, and in the video showed an Afrikan lady said how she was so touched and shed tears because of that. And oh, they also did not failed to say that "the Christendom failed to properly carry out translation works".

    It was a special meeting because a CO came to the congregation.

    Super Wife

  • UBM101

    Oh, that was last month

  • belbab

    In the hunt for Osama Ben Ladin, it was woman searchers that came up with the idea to follow the couriers and tracing their movements and activities, so they zeroed in on his whereabouts.

    To scoop the WTB&TrackSociety, what indications are evident that points to a new Bible. movements of paper, ink, staff, comments from Gov Bod, Printing press modifications etc. Would it be ethical and theocratic to try bribery? People like Randy Watters would know what to watch for if a new Bible was in the works.


  • factfinder

    Blondie- The OM book was released at the special talk in 1983. And the revised tp book was released at the special talk in 1986.

  • d

    I was given a 2013 version of the bible by a Jw recently.

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Topic Summary

there's a lot of rumble in the grapevine of jws that there difinitely is a new bible that 'mother' is releasing at the upcoming agm.. it would be awesome if we could get a sneak peek at some of the changes.

sure would be nice if some of the lurkers on this forum who work at bethel in the writing, shipping or printing department could help us out.

this would really irritate 'mom'!.

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