(See under ASV, American Standard Version.)
ASV American Standard Version 1901
From its inception in 1901, down to the early 1960s, this Bible was
called the American Revised Version (ARV). But, since the early 1960s,
it has been referred to as the American Standard Version (ASV). In this
book, we will generally refer to it by its current name.
BLE Bible in Living English 1972
Translated by Steven Byington, this Bible is published by the
ERV English Revised Version 1881, 1885
This translation was initially called the Revised Version (RV); but,
by the 1940s, it came to be known as the English Revised Version (ERV).
We will generally refer to it by its current name.
JB Jerusalem Bible 1966
This is a Roman Catholic Bible, but more moderate than most of them.
KJV King James Bible 1611
This Bible is also known as the King James Version or Authorized
Version (AV). We will always refer to it as KJV.
LB Living Bible 1971
This is the heavily paraphrased Bible by Kenneth Taylor. It is even
more doctrinally prejudiced than the Phillips.
NAB New American Bible 1970
This is a Roman Catholic Bible.
NASB New American Standard Bible 1971
This is sometimes called the New American Standard Version. We will
refer to it as the NASB.
NEB New English Bible 1970
This is a partial paraphrase Bible.
NIV New International Bible 1973
This is the most popular modern Bible.
NWT New World Translation 1961
This is a Jehovah's Witness Bible.
Phillips Translation 1958-1973
This is the heavily paraphrased version by J.B. Phillips, published
under various titles.
RSV Revised Standard Version 1946, 1952
RV Revised Version, 1881, 1885
(See under ERV, English Revised Version.)
TEV Today's English Version 1966
Good News for Modern man. This is the American Bible Society edition.