Choosing a Bible Translation

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On Wednesday Night, July 1st, at 6:30 pm, we will discuss Bible Translations. I’ve been asked several times during the past year by parents and grandparents about purchasing a Bible for a young person. There are so many Bible translations in bookstores and it can be very confusing to know which translation to select.

In a recent article by Dr Thom Rainer (former President of Lifeway, current church growth consultant), he listed the top selling Bibles for 2020.  As we prepare for our Wednesday Night Bible Study about Bible translations –

Which translation do you prefer:

  • New King James Version (NKJV) (40%, 17 Votes)
  • New International Version (NIV) (19%, 8 Votes)
  • English Standard Version (ESV) (14%, 6 Votes)
  • King James Version (KJV) (10%, 4 Votes)
  • Other - Please Comment (10%, 4 Votes)
  • New Living Translation (NLT) (7%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 42

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