Which Bible is in plain English?

Is there a Bible in normal English?

The Bible In Basic English (also known as BBE) is a translation of the Bible into Basic English. The BBE was translated by Professor S. H. Hooke using the standard 850 Basic English words. 100 words that were helpful to understand poetry were added along with 50 “Bible” words for a total of 1,000 words.

Which version of the Bible is written in simple English?

The World English Bible is a version of the Bible written in modern English. It began in 1997 and was a revision of the American Standard Version 1997.

Which version of the Bible is the closest to the original?

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

This translation was first published in 1963, with the most recent edition being published in 1995. Because the NASB is the most accurate Bible translation, it is also the most literal, word-for-word translation of the Bible.

Which version of Bible should I read?

For many people, the New Living Translation (NLT) is the easiest version of the Bible to read because it uses normal modern English. It is an accurate thought-for-thought translation of the original languages of the Bible and is widely accepted.

When was the modern version of the Bible written?

The new Bible was published in 1611. James I, oil on canvas by Daniel Mytens, 1621; in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

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Which was the first complete modern English translation of the Bible?

Title page of Martin Luther’s translation of the Old Testament from Hebrew into German, 1534. The first complete English-language version of the Bible dates from 1382 and was credited to John Wycliffe and his followers.