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Category Archives: Bibles

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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Do you know the Holman Christian Standard Bible?

After over 15 years of adding Bibles, there are now a lot of versions in our library. We thought it might be useful to highlight a few Bible versions you may not know about and talk about what makes them unique–starting with the excellent Holman Christian Standard Bible.

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Is there a “family Bible” in your household?

Is there a family Bible in your household? Did you uncover it cleaning out an attic? Has it been the family for generations, or did you buy one just recently? Do you use it for your Bible reading? We’d like to hear your family Bible stories, so if you have fond memories or interesting facts about your family Bible, let us know!

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