[sword-devel] KJV2006 progress report
dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 8 16:44:29 MST 2006
Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
>> I think making this change is kind of like capitalizing personal
>> pronouns for God ;) It is not part of the original. The original KJV
>> and current printed copies displays a ¶ symbol at these locations. It
>> seems that it is a translation of a Hebrew scripture tradition. To
>> wrap up the text with <p>...</p> differs from the original. The
>> original KJV did not have paragraphs beyond these marks.
> I think we agree, if I understand you correctly. I might not, but
> that's ok :) Capitalizing personal pronouns for God is very much a
> translation choice. It may be merely out of respect or it may reflect
> very hard original language evidence for the anticedent of the
> pronoun. In either case, our job is to preserve the author's (note
> my NON-CAPITALIZATION of 'author') wishes, not what we feel is best
> practice for translation.
> All this to say if when you say above, "It is not part of the
> original," you mean it is not part of the original KJV document. Then
> I whole-heartedly agree with you.
Yes. I mean the original KJV 1769 not the original KJV 1611. Not that I
have a copy of either:)
> I would hold to all these same points regarding <p>. And I think you
> would too, right?
Yes. I am planning to encode both the NT and the OT paragraph markers
the same too.
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