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Did You Know? How to Compare Different Bibles Side-by-Side on Bible Gateway

Ever wanted to compare how two or more different Bibles translate the same passage? Bible Gateway makes it easy to compare Bibles! Watch this video introducing this useful feature—and then follow the step-by-step instructions below to learn how to do this yourself for free on Bible Gateway. It’s easy to compare more than one Bible […]

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Christian Standard Bible (CSB) Now Available on Bible Gateway

The Christian Standard Bible (CSB)—including audio—is now available on Bible Gateway! Click here to read and search the CSB online at Bible Gateway, or click here to listen to the audio CSB. Developed by 100 scholars from 17 different denominations, the Christian Standard Bible is a revision of the Holman Christian Standard Bible. It’s particularly […]

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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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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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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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Recapturing the Jewish Roots of God’s Word: Tree of Life Version of the Bible Now Available on Bible Gateway

We’ve just added a new Bible to our online library: the Tree of Life Version! The Tree of Life Version, produced by the Baker Publishing Group and the Messianic Jewish Family Bible Society, invites Christians to explore and understand the Jewish worldview. It began as a seemingly simple project with the idea of using the […]

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What Was the Original Language of the Bible?

What language was the Bible originally written in? Greek? Latin? Read on for a brief overview of the original languages (there were more than one!) of the ancient Bible.

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Lexham English Bible Now Available on Bible Gateway

We’re pleased to announce a new addition to our library of Bibles: the Lexham English Bible (LEB) New Testament! Two major characteristics distinguish the LEB from other modern Bible translations.

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“Son of Man” or “Human One?” Tough Translation Questions Raised by the Common English Bible

The Common English Bible sparked much discussion with its use of the phrase “Human One” in place of “Son of Man.” What was the rationale behind this change, and what does it teach us about the challenge of Bible translation?

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Comparing Versions of Romans 7:14-20 Side-by-side

One of my favorite New Testament passages is Paul’s testimony in Romans 7:14-20 about the battle we fight with sin. I decided to read it in several different Bible versions, to see how they each rendered it. Here’s how you can do the same with your own favorite Bible passages.

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