Almost all scholars agree that the New American Standard Bible (NASB) gets the crown for being the most accurate English Bible translation.
Which version of the Bible is easy to understand?
What version of the Bible is easiest to read? For many people, the New Living Translation (NLT) is the easiest version of the Bible to read because it uses normal modern English. It is an accurate thought-for-thought translation of the original languages of the Bible and is widely accepted.
Is NIV a good translation?
The KJV and NIV are both fine translations, but it’s good to understand where each may have its place. You can gain a lot by watching Allen Parr discuss the source material for all of today’s English translations of the Bible. After watching, read on. There’s more great information after this.
Which is better NKJV or NIV?
The NKJV serves as a more literal translation of the Bible, following more closely to the original Hebrew and Greek texts. The NIV also adheres closely to the literal texts but provides more of an intended meaning of Scripture.
Which Bible should I read first?
If you’re not sure how much of the Bible you might read or might only read one book, I would recommend reading the book of Mark first. I explain why in this article: Which Gospel to Read First – The Best Way for Beginners. Mark gives the climax and the main point of the Bible.
What is the number one selling study Bible?
Best Sellers in Christian Bibles
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- #5. The Action Bible: God’s Redemptive Story… …
- #6. KJV Holy Bible, Giant Print Full-Size, Pink… …
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Is Bible hard to read?
The Bible is a large book, a collection of 66 books, written by about 40 authors over a period of 1600 years. It’s originally written in 3 different languages and includes several literary genres. The variety and scope of the Bible make it a challenging book to read.
Which is better NIV or NASB?
The NIV is good. The NASB is good for worship (IMO) because it tuned more towards English reading knowledge, and is inclusive.
Is the NIV Bible reliable?
The “NIV Zondervan Study Bible” is appealing to the same market of people who want a reliable, traditional text that’s easy to read. The theological profiles of the the ESV and NIV study Bibles are very similar.