The Holy Bible: Easy-to-Read Version (ERV) is an English translation of the Bible compiled by the World Bible Translation Center.... read more ›
The New American Standard Bible is a literal translation from the original texts, well suited to study because of its accurate rendering of the source texts.... see details ›
In the United States, 55% of survey respondents who read the Bible reported using the King James Version in 2014, followed by 19% for the New International Version, 18% for the three next most popular versions combined, and less than 10% for all other versions.... see details ›
The Holy Bible: Easy-to-Read Version (ERV) is an English translation of the Bible compiled by the World Bible Translation Center.... view details ›
The Amplified Bible has been viewed as being guilty of "illegitimate totality transfer" by giving multiple potential meanings of a word in a particular passage. Readers may incorrectly conclude that multiple meanings of a word may apply regardless of the one which context would suggest.... continue reading ›
For many people, the New Living Translation (NLT) is the easiest version of the Bible to read because it uses normal modern English. It is an accurate thought-for-thought translation of the original languages of the Bible and is widely accepted.... continue reading ›
Choosing a Bible
- It's essential to own at least one Bible in an easy-to-understand translation and one in the version your minister uses in church services.
- Know the purpose your Bible will be used for, and then choose a Bible that best fits that purpose.
Almost all scholars agree that the New American Standard Bible (NASB) gets the crown for being the most accurate English Bible translation.... see details ›
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The new NIV retains 95% of the words of the 1984 edition, but where there are changes, it communicates the original meaning better to modern readers and more accurately than before.... see details ›
In 1604, England's King James I authorized a new translation of the Bible aimed at settling some thorny religious differences in his kingdom—and solidifying his own power. But in seeking to prove his own supremacy, King James ended up democratizing the Bible instead.... see details ›
Arguably the most technically precise Bible in existence today: the author's copy of the NASB (1995 edition).... see details ›