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Category Archives: Translations

Biblica and Zondervan Announce Renewed Commercial License Agreement for NIrV Translation

Biblica and Zondervan have come together to make the New International Reader’s Version (NIrV) of the Bible available to all English-reading children and those who read at a lower level. For centuries, God’s Word has been translated and shared so that all who read it can understand it and experience the good news of the […]

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Zondervan to Release NIV Zondervan Study Bible

This August, Zondervan will add a vital member to its study Bible family. The New International Version of the Bible, the world’s most read and most trusted modern-English Bible translation, is now complemented by study notes and resources designed and edited by general editor and The Gospel Coalition co-founder, D.A. Carson. The new NIV Zondervan […]

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The Message Audio Bible Now on Bible Gateway

The Message Bible, available for reading on Bible Gateway and in print, was born out of Eugene Peterson’s desire to engage his congregation in the Word of God—in a way that would make its relevancy obvious in their lives. His goal was to bring into English the rhythms and idioms of the original language. He […]

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What Distinguishes One Bible Translation From Another?

If you’ve browsed a Christian bookstore and walked into its Bible section, you’ve seen the tremendous variety of Bible translations that are available. You’ll also notice those same translations here on Bible Gateway. [See our blogpost: Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side.] You may wonder what distinguishes one translation from another. Or ask, “What […]

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50-Year Anniversary Celebration Continues with the NIV Bible: ‘Made to Study’

To continue celebrating 50 years since work began on the New International Version (NIV) translation of the Bible, Biblica (@BiblicaMinistry) and Zondervan (@Zondervan) are releasing the next campaign theme: Made to Study. [Browse the Bible Gateway Store to see the many editions of New International Version Bibles.] Since its release in 1978, the NIV has […]

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A Book About Soul-Satisfying Peace

A new paraphrase of Paul’s letter to the Galatians and James’ letter to “the twelve tribes scattered among the nations” is planning to be soon published, including color photos of modern locations in Turkey and Greece that follow Paul’s missionary journeys—if its Kickstarter project is successful (click for details). The author of Dead But Living: […]

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What About Bible Translations?

This new series by Bible Gateway and Mel Lawrenz is called “How to Understand the Bible.” Over 30 weeks we will cover questions about the content of the Bible and interpreting and applying the Bible. We’ll look at the way we should read everything from historical stories to Psalms to prophecy to Gospels to Revelation. […]

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New American Bible Revised Edition Is Now Available on Bible Gateway

We’re happy to announce that the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine has granted permission to Bible Gateway to include the New American Bible Revised Edition (NABRE) in our extensive online free library of more than 180 Bible translations. The NABRE is most commonly used among English-speaking Catholics in the United States. It’s a modern English Catholic […]

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The Legacy of Ron Youngblood

We were saddened to hear that one of the original translators of the New International Bible passed away earlier this month. Ron Youngblood was a key figure in the initial creation of the NIV translation, as well as its continued development over the decades. Biblica has posted an informative tribute to Youngblood’s life and ministry. […]

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The Expanded Bible Now Available on Bible Gateway

In the midst of the buildup to Christmas, we quietly added a new Bible translation to our library without the fanfare it merited. It’s one of the most unique English Bibles on Bible Gateway, and today we’ll give it the attention it deserves: it’s the Expanded Bible, and it’s unlike any other Bible translation you’ve […]

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