The Bible has been "updated," retranslated, perhaps dumbed down, for a modern audience.
Would anyone really misunderstand the phrase "stoned to death" to mean "to die of a drug overdose"?
Many of the changes are banal; some are controversial; others are weird.
"Foreigners will no longer be called 'aliens,' because that makes too many people think of space travellers."
You'll never mistake the Bible for sci-fi again.