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New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Bible


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The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) bible is a fairly recent updated translation of the bible, being first published in 1989. It is a revision of the Revised Standard Version, which was published in the 1940-50s.


The NRSV was translated by a multi-denominational group composed of Protestants and Catholics with a the goal of translating the bible to have a literal meaning as possible. In order to communicate a literal meaning, they took a more balanced approach to translating the scriptures.


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This version, in particular, is known to use gender-neutral terms or include feminine words to create phrases like "men and women," "brothers and sisters," etc. where typically masculine-only words would have been used.


Being translated by a multi-denominational group that essentially represents the majority of Christianity, the New Revised Standard Version is an authoritative and excellent version of the bible. It is a bible created for all Christians, despite denomination.


The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) bible is:

  • Easy to read and understand, having a balance of "word-for-word" vs. "thought-for-thought."
  • Extremely accurate, being translated by a group of multi-denominational scholars.
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If you want literal (word-for-word), choose:

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New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

If you want very easy to understand, choose:

New Living Translation (NLT)


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