What are the major versions of the Bible?

Now that you understand the different types of translations, let’s quickly highlight five of the major Bible versions available today.

  • King James Version (KJV).
  • New King James Version (NKJV).
  • New International Version (NIV).
  • New Living Translation (NLT).
  • Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB).

Which version of the Bible is easier to read?

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.

What does the Bible say about being accountable?

Being accountable means being willing to explain your actions with honesty and openness. We will one day stand before God and will be held accountable for how we lived. We are not meant to live as islands.

Why are there so many versions of the Bible?

In fact, multiple versions of the Bible can actually be an aid in understanding the message of the Bible. There are two primary reasons for the different English Bible versions. (1) Over time, the English language changes/develops, making updates to an English version necessary.

Which is the best version of the Bible?

Examples: 1 New Living Translation (NLT) 2 New King James Version (NKJV) 3 New International Version (NIV) 4 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 5 The Message (MSG) 6 King James Version (KJV) 7 International Children’s Bible (ICB) 8 Good News Translation (GNT) 9 Good News Bible (GNB) 10 English Standard Version (ESV)

Why was there no accounting in the Bible?

No accounting was required from the men who received the money to pay those doing the work, since they worked with integrity. But no accounting is to be required from them for the money put into their hands since they work with integrity.”