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Category Archives: Bibles

Two New Bibles Now Available: Czech Bible21 and Hawai‘i Pidgin

We’ve added two new Bibles to our online library! The first two additions of 2012 are the Czech Bible21 and the Hawai‘i Pidgin translations.

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A Look Back at 2011: Did You Say 100 Million?

In 2011, visitors to BibleGateway.com accomplished some impressive things! We’ve created a little video infographic to share the details.

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Why We’re Reading the Bible in 2012

What’s in store for the Bible Gateway community in 2012? Rachel Barach, Bible Gateway’s general manager, shares her vision for the next year.

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Section Headings in the Bible

Have you ever wondered where the bolded section headings in the Bible come from? With the exception of the titles in Psalms, the Bible’s authors didn’t write their books of Bible with chapter or section headings in mind. They were added later by translators in order to help organize and divide the Bible into easier […]

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The Best of “Everything New,” 2011

Throughout 2011, Bible Gateway has been blessed by our partnership with pastor and author Mel Lawrenz. Over the last year, Mel has written many thought-provoking, challenging, and encouraging devotionals. Here’s one of our favorites, followed by links to four others well worth reading.

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Two New French Additions to our Bible Library!

We’re excited to announce the addition of two new French Bibles to Bible Gateway’s library: the Segond 21 (S21) and the Nouvelle Edition de Genève (NEG1979)! Start reading Genèse 1 in the Nouvelle Edition de Genève or Genése 1 in the Segond 21. Both are graciously provided to us by the Société Biblique de Genève […]

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Bible Highlight: New American Standard Bible

As regular readers of this blog know, Bible Gateway regularly adds new Bibles and extrabiblical content to our online library. One consequence is that it’s easy, in keeping up with all the newly-added Bibles, to overlook some of the older favorites in our library.

We thought it’d be useful to highlight one of those favorites today—in this case, the New American Standard Bible (NASB), produced and published by the Lockman Foundation.

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Philip Yancey: The Three Obstacles to Bible Reading

We recently launched the Insights for Students email newsletter, which draws on content from the NIV Student Bible. Philip Yancey, who worked with Tim Stafford to create the NIV Student Bible, offered to share some of the rationale behind that work—and behind the Insights for Students newsletter.

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Picturing the Bible: Illuminating Scripture with Illustrated Bibles

When’s the last time you read an illustrated Bible? Illustrations are less common in “grown-up” Bible translations, although interesting Scripture illustration projects still exist. Do you have a favorite illustrated Bible?

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Your Family Bible Stories

In our post last week about family Bibles, we asked you to share stories about your own family Bible, if you have one. Many of you responded with fantastic stories about Bibles that have been passed down your family tree for generations. Here are some of those stories; all of these were shared with us […]

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