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Category Archives: Translations

The Africa Study Bible: An Interview with Matthew Elliott

Millions of English-speaking Africans know and love Christ, but for many, God’s Word is hard to grasp. With nearly every full evangelical study Bible written from the viewpoint of the United States and United Kingdom, Africans have lacked a resource that connects with their unique experience, hindering discipleship. But that’s about to change as major […]

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Zondervan Releases NIV Zondervan Study Bible iOS App

The acclaimed NIV Zondervan Study Bible (website) is now available in a convenient and elegant mobile app. Just eight months ago, Zondervan added a vital new member to its study Bible family, the NIV Zondervan Study Bible, spearheaded by general editor and The Gospel Coalition co-founder, D.A. Carson. Now Zondervan’s new, dedicated iOS app brings […]

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How Is a Bible Made?

Have you ever wondered how your Bible was made? I’m not referring to the long history of inspiration, preservation, and translation that brought God’s Word through the ages of history to our bookshelves today—I’m talking about the physical process of creating a printed Bible. Our friends at Crossway have published an interesting video tour of […]

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Take this Survey About the NIV Bible Translation

Zondervan is conducting a survey to hear your opinions about the New International Version (NIV) Bible translation. The survey should take you 10-12 minutes. Plenty of space is allowed for you to tell Zondervan, in your own words, your thoughts and opinions about the NIV. All responses are anonymous and confidential. Upon completion of the […]

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The NIV Zondervan Study Bible: An Interview with Dr. D.A. Carson

The New International Version of the Bible, the world’s most read and most trusted modern-English Bible translation, is now complemented by extensive study notes and resources designed and edited by general editor and The Gospel Coalition co-founder, D.A. Carson. The new NIV Zondervan Study Bible (website) presents the best of evangelical biblical scholarship, appealing to […]

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Original Translator’s Draft Provides Earliest Known Look at the King James Bible

It’s been an exciting month for fans and historians of the King James Bible: scholars have identified a set of original translator’s notes that give us our earliest known look at how the King James Bible took shape: …in the archives of Sidney Sussex College there survives now the earliest known draft of any part […]

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“Made for You” Quarterly Theme Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the NIV Commissioning

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the commissioning of the world’s most read modern-English Bible, the New International Version (NIV), Zondervan (@Zondervan) and Biblica (@BiblicaMinistry) have partnered on a year-long commemorative #NIV50 campaign featuring quarterly themes that recognize the different ways the NIV has impacted the Christian church. The fourth theme of the year is […]

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Four Ways to Celebrate Bible Translation Day

Looking for a reason to celebrate this week? You’re in luck—today is Bible Translation Day! [Watch Wycliffe’s 2015 Scripture Celebration video.] You probably won’t find a Hallmark card for Bible Translation Day, but it’s nonetheless a good opportunity to think about an important topic. Christians believe that God has preserved the text of the Bible […]

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Bible Translation Organizations

Bible Gateway’s mission is to honor Christ by equipping people to read and understand the Bible, wherever they are. We see our commitment as an extension of the valuable and hard work of Bible translators. See the many Bible translations in multiple languages on Bible Gateway and on the Bible Gateway App. [See our blogpost, […]

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New Edition of Amplified Bible Now on Bible Gateway

According to The Lockman Foundation, the Amplified Bible is a translation that, “by using synonyms and definitions, both explains and expands the meaning of words in the text by placing amplification in parentheses and brackets and after key words or phrases. This unique system of translation allows the reader to more completely grasp the meaning […]

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