Dictionary Resources To Aid Translating
Translating can be a tough job. Correctly understanding what is being originally said is crucial to being able to translate it accurately into the second language. When dealing with the Bible and theological studies words are often used that are not words used in everyday activity. To help you with this here are a few links to online dictionaries and resources that may be of help should you need some clarification. (See Below)
Bible.org’s Dictionary database, 6 dictionaries accessible through one search function.
Dictionary of Theology, a database being put together by the Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry.
Webster’s 1828 Dictionary, an old but good dictionary that took into account English theological definitions quite well.
Oxford Dictionaries, a good general English dictionary.
Dictionary.com, another helpful online dictionary.
Do you have other resources that you use to help you when encounter a hard translation section? Do you know of other language resources online that are helpful on the second langauge side of translation? Please share them in the comments with your thoughts on the quality/helpfulness/limitations of the resource.