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(Sorted by Year of Publication)
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Wyc Wyclif’s Bible 1382 1382 1382 1388 Second none 1
Cov Coverdale’s Bible 1535 1535 1535 1537 “second” Tyn 2
MB Matthew’s Bible 1537 1537 1537 1537 Tyn, Cov 3
Grt Great Bible 1539 1539 1539 1539 MB  
Gen Geneva Bible 1560 1557 1560 1560 Grt *
BB Bishops’ Bible 1568 1568 1568 1572 Grt, Gen  
DR Douay-Rheims 1610 1582 1610 1738 “fifth” none 1
KJV King James Version 1611 1611 1611 1611   BB 2
DR-CR Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision 1750 1749 1750 1777 “sixth” DR 3
PB Purver’s Bible (The Quaker Bible) 1764 1764   1764   none
KJV-OR King James Version Oxford Revision* 1769 1769 1769 1769   KJV 5
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
KJV-WR King James Version Webster Revision 1833 1833   1833   KJV-OR
ABB Abraham Benisch Bible 1851     1851   none
LB Leeser Bible 1853     1853   none
YLT Young’s Literal Translation 1862 1862   1898 “third” none
JST Joseph Smith Translation unk. unk. ? 1867   KJV-OR
KJV-CPB King James Version Cambridge Paragraph Bible* 1873 1873 1873 1873   KJV  
JFB Jewish Family Bible 1881     1881   ?  
DB (DBY) Darby Bible 1890 1871 ? 1890   KJV-OR
RV (ERV) (English) Revised Version 1885 1881 1895 1895   KJV-CPB
ASV American Standard Version 1901 1900   1901   RV
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
EBR Rotherham Emphasized Bible 1902 1872   1902   none
FFB Ferrar Fenton Bible unk. unk. ? 1903   ?
JPS Jewish Publication Society 1917     1917   RV
MNT Moffat New Translation 1926 1913   1926   none
CB Confraternity Bible unk. 1941 unk. 1941*   DR-CR
BBE Bible in Basic English 1949 1941 ? 1949   none  
KB Knox Bible 1950 1945 1950 1950   V  
RSV Revised Standard Version 1952 1946 1957 1977 Expanded ASV ( RV)
BV Berkeley Version 1958 1945 ? 1958   ?
CKJV Children’s King James Version unk. unk.   1960   KJV-OR
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
NWT New World Translation 1960 1950   1984 “third” none
KJB Koren Jerusalem Bible 1962     1962   JFB
JP Judaica Press Tanakh with Rashi 1963     1963   ?
AMP Amplified Bible 1964 1958   1987 Updated ASV
JB Jerusalem Bible unk. unk. unk. 1966   LBdJ
RSV-CE Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition 1966 1965 1966 1966   RSV  
MLB Modern Language Bible unk. unk. ? 1969   BV  
NAB New American Bible 1970 1970 1970 1991 “third” none
NEB New English Bible 1970 1961 1970 1970   none
TLB The Living Bible unk. unk. ? 1971   ASV
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    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
TLB-CE The Living Bible Catholic Edition unk. unk. unk. 1971   ASV ( RV)
BLE Bible in Living English 1972 1972   1972    
RSV-CB Revised Standard Version Common Bible unk. unk. unk. 1973   RSV
BAT (BECK, AAT) Beck’s American Translation 1976 1963 ? 1976   ?
NASB77 New American Standard Bible 1977 Update 1971* 1963*   1977 Update ASV
NIV New International Version 1978 1973   1984 “1984 Update” none  
GNB (GNT, TEV) Good News Bible (Good News Translation) 1976 1966 1979 1992   none
SEB Simple English Bible unk. unk. ? 1980   ?  
NJPS (NJV) New Jewish Publication Society 1982     1999 “second” none
NKJV New King James Version 1982 1979   1982   KJV-OR
NJB New Jerusalem Bible 1985 1985 1985 1985   JB
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
ICB (ICV) International Children’s Bible 1986 1983   1999 Second ERV (1st)
NLV New Life Version 1986 1969   2003 “update” ?
ERV Easy-to-Read Version (Everyday Reading Bible) 1987 1980   2006 unk. EVD *
EVD English Version for the Deaf 1987 1978   2003 unk. EVD *
NCV New Century Version 1987 1984   1991 Second ICB (1st)
CCB Christian Community Bible 1988 1988 1988 1988   BL  
NRSV New Revised Standard Version 1989 1989 1989 1989   RSV  
NRSV-CB New Revised Standard Version Common Bible 1989 1989 1989 1989   RSV
REB Revised English Bible 1989 1989 1989 1989   NEB
NRSV-CE New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition 1993 1993 1993 1993   RSV
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
TS The Scriptures 1993 1993   2009 “third” ?
KJV21 21st Century King James Version unk. unk.   1994   KJV-OR
TCW The Clear Word unk. unk. ? 1994   unk.
CEV Contemporary English Version 1995 1991 1999 2004 Glo­bal Edi­tion none
GW (GWT) God’s Word 1995 1988 ? 1995   BAT  
LITV Green’s Literal Translation unk. 1985   1995 “third” ?
NASB New American Standard Bible 1995 1995   1995 1995 Update NASB77
NIrV New International Reader’s Version 1995 1995   1998 Revised NIV  
NRSV-A New Revised Standard Version Anglicized 1995 1995 1995 1995   NRSV
ASE Artscroll Stone Edition Tanach 1996     1996   Rashi, etc.
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
NIVI New International Version Inclusive Language Edition 1996 1996   1996   NIV
NLT New Living Translation unk. unk.   1996   TLB
CJB Complete Jewish Bible 1998 1989   1998   JPS
TMB ( NAV) Third Millennium Bible unk. unk. unk. 1998 KJV-OR *
RcV Recovery Version 1999 1985 ? 1999   ?
TLT The Living Tanach 1999     1999   none
NAB-LUR New American Bible Liturgical Use Revision unk. unk. unk. 2000   NAB
TEB The Evidence Bible 2000 2000   2000   KJV-OR  
MSG The Message 2002 1993   2002   ?
NLT-CE New Living Translation Catholic Edition unk. unk. 2002 ? 2002 ?   TLB  
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    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
HCSB (CSB) Holman Christian Standard Bible 2004 1999   2004 “first” ?  
NLT2 (NLTse) New Living Translation Second Edition 2004 unk.   2004 “revised” NLT
TIB The Inclusive Bible 2004 1994 2004 2004   ? *
CAB Complete Apostles’ Bible * 2005   2005 “first” BLXX
HRV Hebraic Roots Version Scriptures 2005 2005   2005   JPS
KJV-NCPB New Cambridge Paragraph Bible 2005 2005 2005 2005   KJV
NET New English Translation 2005 unk. Inc.        
TNIV Today’s New International Version 2005 2002   2005   NIV
SNKJV Sacred Name King James Version            
RNKJV Restored Name King James Version            
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
MKJV Modern King James Version            
AKJV American King James Version            
KJV2K King James 2000 Version            
UKJV Updated King James Version            
KJVER King James Version Easy Reading            
HSV Holy Scriptures Version            
EEB Easy English Bible              
LPB Lamsa Peshitta Bible            
VWV Voice in the Wilderness Version            
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
EJ2K English Jubilee 2000 Bible            
AST Anointed Standard Translation            
HNB Holy Name Bible            
FYV Family of Yah Version            
TWY The Word of Yahweh              
TBY The Besorah of Yahusha              
NSB New Simplified Bible              
RSV-2CE Revised Standard Version Second Catholic Edition       2006    
NLT2007 New Living Translation 2nd Edition, 2007 Update 2007 2007   2007 “update” NLT2
OSB Orthodox Study Bible 2008 1993 2008 2008   NKJV *
    Year of Publication Most Recent Update    
Acronym Version HB NT D Year I.D. Reference Source
EOB Eastern Orthodox Bible Inc. 2008 Inc. Inc.   none
ESV English Standard Version 2001 unk. 2009 2009 “revised” RSV (1971)
NRSV-LUR New Revised Standard Version Liturgical Use Revision       2009      
HCSB2010 Holman Christian Standard Bible 2010 Update 2010 2010   2010 HCSB  
NAB-RE New American Bible Revised Edition 2011 1986 2011 2011 NAB
NIV2011 New International Version 2011 Update 2011 2011   2011 NIV, TNIV  

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References

  1. Brown, John.  The History of the English Bible.  Cambridge, 1912.  21-22.
  2. Brown, John.  The History of the English Bible.  Cambridge, 1912.  56-59.
  3. Brown, John.  The History of the English Bible.  Cambridge, 1912.  59-61.
  4. Brown, John.  The History of the English Bible.  Cambridge, 1912.  74-77.
  5. Newman, John Henry.  “The History of the Text of the Rheims and Douay Version of Holy Scripture.”  The National Institute for Newman Studies.  The National Institute for Newman Studies.  2007.  Web.  18 Oct. 2008.  Section 1, paragraph 4.
  6. Bratcher, Robert G.  “The English Bible.”  HarperCollins Bible Dictionary.  Achtemeier, Paul J.  New York:  HarperCollins, 1996.  289-291.
  7. Newman, John Henry.  “The History of the Text of the Rheims and Douay Version of Holy Scripture.”  The National Institute for Newman Studies.  The National Institute for Newman Studies.  2007.  Web.  18 Oct. 2008.  Section 2, paragraph 6.
  8. Newman, John Henry.  “The History of the Text of the Rheims and Douay Version of Holy Scripture.”  The National Institute for Newman Studies.  The National Institute for Newman Studies.  2007.  Web.  18 Oct. 2008.  Sections 3 and 4.
  9. Bratcher, Robert G.  “The English Bible.”  HarperCollins Bible Dictionary.  Achtemeier, Paul J.  New York:  HarperCollins, 1996.  291.
  10. “Authorized King James Version.”  Wikipedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.  Oct. 2008.  Web.  18 Oct. 2008.  Section:  Standard Text of 1769.
    • New Testament
      1. Identifies original ERV as identical to the original EVD
        Why an Easy-to-Read Version?.”  World Bible Translation Center.  World Bible Translation Center.  2007.  Web.  11 Apr. 2009. 
      2. Identifies the initial publication date of the ERV New Testament
        The New Century Version.”  Bible Research.  Michael D. Marlowe.  N.d.  Web.  11 Apr. 2009. 
    • Whole Bible (page ii identifies revision dates)
      Anon.  Holy Bible — Easy-to-Read Version.  Fort Worth:  World Bible Translation Center, Inc., 2006.  ii. Web.  11 Apr. 2009. 
  11. Orthodox Study Bible.”  Wikipedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.  11 Mar. 2009.  Web.  11 Apr. 2009. 
  12. Newman, John Henry.  The Updaters to the Reader.”  Third Millennium Bible.  Deuel Enterprise, Inc.  1998.  Web.  22 Jun. 2009.
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