What makes a Bible translation accurate?

Translations can change the history of a country as well as its creed. Sacred books such as the Bible are considered to be the word of God. Nevertheless the original Scriptures have been translated several times and the meaning of some concepts and idioms vary in different versions. An example of this can be seen in the verses about a strange woman (Proverbs 23:27). According to the original Hebrew Scripture, the strange woman is a non-Jewish woman but the meaning has changed in different Biblical versions varying from wayward wife to promiscuous woman.  And this is not an isolated case.   Through the centuries, the Bible has been translated several […]