Hugo McCord

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McCord's translation of the New Testament, Everlasting Gospel, 2000, 4th edition

Hugo McCord (1911–2004) was an American preacher and biblical scholar within the Churches of Christ in America.[1] He produced his own translation of the New Testament (and Genesis, Psalms, and Proverbs), titled The Everlasting Gospel, which he affectionately called the Freed-Hardeman Version.[2][3]

McCord attended a number of schools: Freed–Hardeman College (now Freed–Hardeman University), the University of Illinois, the University of Tulsa, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to serving as a preacher in a number of congregations, he taught at Oklahoma Christian College (now Oklahoma Christian University).

Among his many converts he baptized American church historian Earl Irvin West in 1935.[4]

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