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“Which Bible Translation is Best?” — Part 2: Word-for-word Bibles on Bible Gateway

Recently, we offered a few thoughts in response to the common question “Which Bible translation is the best?” Today, we’ll continue the discussion with a look at one type of Bible translation that you can find here at Bible Gateway: word-for-word Bible translations. A word-to-word Bible translation is a Bible that aims to hew as […]

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“Which Bible Translation Is Best?” – Part 1: Why There Are So Many Bible Translations

Throughout the years Bible Gateway has been online, we’ve heard one question asked regularly. Can you guess what it is? It’s this one: “Which Bible translation is the best?” This is a perfectly reasonable thing to wonder, particularly if you’re new to the Bible and are bewildered by the dozens of arcane-looking acronyms (NIV, ESV, […]

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Now Available at Bible Gateway: The New Testament for Everyone

We’re excited to announce a unique addition to our library of Bible translations: the New Testament for Everyone!

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Exploring the Psalms With Bono and Eugene Peterson

Have you seen this conversation between Bono—lead singer of the rock band U2—and Eugene Peterson, author of The Message Bible? It’s an interesting glimpse of two very different artists discussing the ways that Scripture inspires and challenges them. Here’s the video: The video was produced by FULLER Studio, which has a large amount of additional […]

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Remembering Charles Welty and His Work on the International Standard Version

We were saddened this week to learn of the death of Charles Welty, who helped to develop the International Standard Version (ISV) of the Bible. His passion for the Bible in general and for the ISV in particular always shone through brightly in all his interactions with Bible Gateway, and we salute his contributions to […]

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La Biblia Reina-Valera Actualizada ya está disponible en Bible Gateway

We have some news of special interest to our Spanish-language readers. See below for an English translation. Nos complace anunciar la adición de una nueva Biblia en español a nuestra biblioteca disponible en línea: La Reina-Valera Actualizada. La Reina-Valera Actualizada (RVR 2015) es una revisión de la Biblia Reina-Valera 1909, pero tiene raíces que se […]

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New Vietnamese Bible Now Available at Bible Gateway

We’re pleased to announce that the New Vietnamese Bible (NVB) is now a part of Bible Gateway’s online library! You can access it as you do any other Bible version by selecting it from the drop-down Bible menu at BibleGateway.com. Click here to start reading it from the beginning (Genesis 1). The NVB represents a […]

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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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Live-Blog: Doug Moo’s Special Message on Bible Translation (Live Presentation from ETS 2014)

Read highlights from Dr. Douglas Moo’s presentation Wednesday night on Bible translation, “We Still Don’t Get It: Evangelicals and Bible Translation Fifty Years After James Barr.” We live-blogged these remarks during Dr. Moo’s speech, delivered in a special event at the 66th annual meeting (#ETS2014) of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) (@etsjets) in San Diego, […]

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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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