Find the Right Bible
Bibles come in a variety of formats and sizes. Many are targeted for specific people or special occasions. Some have additional material for devotion or study. Here are the most popular Bible translations grouped by type, with a brief description, a sample reading, and a link that will allow you to quickly find more Bibles of the same type.
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Translation Type: Paraphrase. Contemporary equivalence.
Target Audience: People who have never read the Bible. Long time Christians wanting to read with new eyes.
Denominational Affiliation: Evangelical
Publisher: NavPress Publishing Group
Year Released: 2002
The Living Bible
Translation Type: Paraphrase
Target Audience: Adults and children.
Denominational Affiliation: All denominations
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Year Released: 1971