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You deserve a Bible that brings God's saving truths to life for today’s world. When you choose the GOD’S WORD Translation (GW), you can trust that the words you read are true to their meaning in the ancient texts. This is the Bible that speaks in today’s English so people of all ages can study and comprehend it. You will hear God’s voice clearly from an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand Bible.

Produced in 1995 by God's Word to the Nations Bible Society, Cleveland, Ohio, the translation team was composed of members of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Their objective was to create a “closest natural equivalence” translation, consciously combining scholarly fidelity with natural English. The grammar is simplified; the style is informal; and sentences are shorter and less complicated than other versions. GOD’S WORD Translation is now published by God’s Word to the Nations Mission Society.

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Copyright © 1995, 2003, 2013, 2014, 2019, 2020 by God’s Word to the Nations Mission Society. All rights reserved.

No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means—for example, electronic, photocopy, recording—without prior written permission of God’s Word to the Nations Mission Society. The only exception is brief quotations in printed reviews.

Up to 250 Scripture verses may be quoted in any form (printed, written, visual, electronic, or audio) without written permission, provided that no more than half of any one book of the Bible is quoted, and the verses quoted do not amount to 25 percent of the text of the product in which they are quoted.

If quotations are used in a product that features GOD’S WORD® exclusively, the following copyright notice must be used: Scripture is taken from GOD’S WORD®. © 1995, 2003, 2013, 2014, 2019, 2020 by God’s Word to the Nations Mission Society. Used by permission.

However, if the product also contains quotations from other translations, the designation “GW” must appear following each quotation from GOD’S WORD® and the following copyright notice must be used:

All Scripture marked with the designation “GW” is taken from GOD’S WORD®. © 1995, 2003, 2013, 2014, 2019, 2020 by God’s Word to the Nations Mission Society. Used by permission. For quotations over 250 verses and/or questions about these policies, please write to God’s Word to the Nations Mission Society, P.O. Box 400, Orange Park, FL 32067-0400. You may also contact us through our web site: godsword.org.

The mission of God's Word to the Nations is to identify and empower individuals to take GOD’S WORD to the English-speaking people of the world, focusing especially upon those who do not know Jesus as their Savior.

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