Bible translation acknowledgments

Scripture Quotations

Scripture quotations in each of our books are from a variety of translations. The Bible version used is indicated by the relevant initials at the end of each reference, as follows and the following acknowledgements are made to each of the publishers:

NIV = New International Version

Scripture quotations taken from The Holy Bible, New International Version (Anglicised Edition) Copyright © 1979, 1984, 2011 by Biblica (formerly International Bible Society). Used by permission of Hodder & Stoughton Publishers, an Hachette UK company. All rights reserved. “NIV” is a registered trademark of Biblica – UK trademark number 1448790.

KJV = King James Version

The rights in the Authorised (King James) version of the Bible are vested in the Crown

RSV = Revised Standard Version

Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the national Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

NKJV = New King James Version

Scripture taken from the New King James Version. Copyright xx 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

ASV = American Standard Version

Copyright, 1901, by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Copyright, 1929, by International Council of Religious Education

NASB = New American Standard Bible

Scriptures taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE, © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977 by the Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.

ESV = English Standard Version

Scripture quotations are from the Holy Bible, English Standard Version ® (ESV ®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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