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 Bible is best?
The New Revised Standard Version is the version most commonly preferred by biblical scholars. In the United States, 55% of survey respondents who read the Bible reported using the King James Version in 2014, followed by 19% for the New International Version, with other versions used by fewer than 10%.
What is the most original Bible?
Almost all scholars agree that the New American Standard Bible (NASB) gets the crown for being the most accurate English Bible translation.
Which Bible do Catholics use?
Roman catholic bible? Catholics use the New American Bible.
How accurate is the Bible to the original?
“ … the historical books of the Old Testament are as accurate historical documents as any that we have from antiquity and are in fact more accurate than many of the Egyptian, Mesopotamian, or Greek histories. These Biblical records can be and are used as are other ancient documents in archaeological work.”