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Amplified Bible, n. A new concept in translation theory, consisting
largely of a word study crammed into a literal translation, listing
possible meanings of words regardless of context. Thus the salad bar
theologian is permitted to pick and choose the wording which will most
emphatically support his point. Moreover, it avoids confusion by
bracketed insertions, explaining what the author of the text failed to
state clearly. Hence Mark 14:23 giving account of Jesus's actions at
the Last Supper, says, "He also took a cup [of juice of grapes]..."

-- Hayward's Unabridged Dictionary



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