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The Isleworth Mona Lisa mistranslates subtle details of the original, including the sitter's veil, her hair, the translucent layer of her dress, the structure of the hands," he said.
Where it mistranslates the Greek or Hebrew, apparently that's God improving the Bible: "Mistakes in the [KJB] are advanced revelation
For instance, Fong probably errs in being too literal for most non-Chinese readers when he mistranslates the Chinese term for a "tight knot" as a "dead knot"--the overly literal translation of sijie that only a speaker of Chinese would understand.