John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
When we speak of the Word of God we are not just speaking of written words. The Word mentioned in the verse above is talking about Jesus, the Living Word.
So many of us focus on the written word and which version is the true word of God. This verse states that the true Word is not a book, but is Jesus who is alive and living within us through the Holy Spirit.
If we were never again able to read from the Bible or hear it read to us, we still have the Living Word of God within us to teach us and guide us.
We can learn and be encouraged when we read the Bible no matter which translation we prefer, but we need to remember that the Bible is the inspired words of God written by men over a long period of time. The living Word of God is Jesus who lives within each of us through the Spirit.
We can read the words on the pages of the Bible, but it is only by the Living Word within us that gives life and power to the words we read.