GS 2022 art 158

GS 2022 Article 158 – CBT (Committee on Bible Translations)

1.   Material

  • 1.1    Report of the Committee on Bible Translations (CBT) (

2.   Admissibility

  • 2.1    The report was declared admissible.

3.   Decisions

Synod decided:

  • 3.1    To thank the committee for its work;
  • 3.2    To acknowledge that the Committee on Bible Translations (CBT) fulfilled the mandate given to it by GS 2019;
  • 3.3    To thank Rev. Rodney Vermeulen who has completed nine years on the committee and to release him from the CBT;
  • 3.4    To appoint two members to the CBT;
  • 3.5    To mandate the CBT:
    • 3.5.1   To solicit, receive and evaluate comments from the churches on the ESV;
    • 3.5.2   To submit worthy translation suggestions to the ESV editorial committee;
    • 3.5.3   To serve the churches as a resource for Bible translation matters;
    • 3.5.4   To appoint one of its members to validate and submit to the treasurer of the General Fund all expenses being submitted for committee work;
    • 3.5.5   To prepare and distribute a report to the churches six months in advance of the next general synod.