English Translations

Choose your four required translations from the following list. Remember: each of the three types of translations must be represented in your analysis.
Note: the King James Version can ONLY be used as a FIFTH translation in a very limited manner.
Any translation not on this list MUST be cleared with the professor IN ADVANCE of its use for the Analysis Paper; otherwise it will not be counted in the guidelines.
For a helpful gateways for comparion various Bible translations see
1) Compare Bible Verses in all translations at BibleStudyTools;
Translation Comparison Charts;
3) Read a Passage in Multiple Bible Versions Side By Side;

4) A Guide to Popular Bible Translations at Cokesbury Press;

Last revised: 6/04/15
Abbr. Type: Bibliographic Listing:
ASV 1 The Holy Bible: American Standard Version. New York: Thomas Nelson, 1901.
Bas 3 The Bible in Basic English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1949.
Barc 3 The New Testament: A New Translation. By William Barclay. London: Collins, 1969.
Beck 2 The New Testament in the Language of Today. By W. F. Beck. St. Louis: Concordia, 1963.
Berk 2 The Modern Language Bible: The New Berkeley Version in Modern English. By Gerrit Verkuyl. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1969. 
Gspd 2 The New Testament: An American Translation. By Edgar J. Goodspeed. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1935.
JB 2 The Jerusalem Bible. Edited by Alexander Jones. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1966. 
Knox 2 The Holy Bible: A Translation from the Latin Vulgate in the Light of the Hebrew and Greek Originals. By Ronald Knox. New York: Sheed and Ward, 1954. 
LB 3 The Living Bible: Paraphrased. by Kenneth Taylor. Wheaton: Tyndale House, 1971. 
Moff 3 A New Translation of the Bible. by James Moffatt. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1935.
Mont 3 Centenary Translation of The New Testament in Modern English. by Helen Barrett Montgomery. Philadelphia: Judson, 1924. 
NAB 2 The New American Bible. By Catholic Biblical Association of America. Washington: Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, 1970. 
NASB 1 The New American Standard Bible. La Habra, CA: Lockman Foundation, 1971. 
NEB 2 The New English Bible. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University, 1970. 
NIV 2 The Holy Bible: New International Version. New York: International Bible Society, 1984. 
NJB 2 The New Jerusalem Bible. Edited by Henry Wansbrough. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1985. 
JKJV 1 The New King James Bible. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1979. 
NLT 3 Holy Bible, New Living Translation. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 1996. 
NRSV 2 The New Revised Standard Version Bible. Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ, 1989. 
Phil. 3 The New Testament in Modern English. By J. B. Phillips. New York: Macmillan, 1960. 
RSV 1 Revised Standard Version of the Bible: New Testament. 2d ed. New York: National Council of Churches, 1971.
RV 1 The New Testament in the Revised Version. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1881. 
TCNT 3 The Twentieth Century New Testament: A Translation into Modern English. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1902. 
TEV 3 The Good News Bible: Today's English Version. New York: American Bible Society, 1976. 
TNT 3 The Translator's New Testament. London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1973. 
Wey 3 The New Testament in Modern Speech. By R. F. Weymouth. 5th ed. London: James Clarke, 1937. 
Wms 3 The New Testament: A Translation in the Language of the People. By Charles B. Williams. Chicago: Moody Bible Institute, 1950. 

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