versions of the Bible

Word for Word ———————–

NASB KJV NKJV NET RSV ESV AMP

Optimal Equivalence-

HCSB NRSV NAB TNIV NIV NIrV NJB REB


–Idea of Idea——–Paraphrase

NCV CEV NLT LB Message

This is a chart I created to give you an idea about (generally) where a lot of the main versions/translations of the Bible line up. Sure itis challengeable if you want to do so feel free to question it, edit it a little. But here is generally where I get my ideas from along with my own experience:

Team Hammer’s Musings: Bible Translations : Translation Philosophy

apologetics.com radio show: :Bible Alphabet Soup

Bible Translations

cool chart with lots of information

another great chart

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