Bible Translations:

Information on Bible Translations used in this web site follows:

Note:  This Bible study site uses the standard translations that provide a more precise translation (rather than a paraphrased or amplified version which may add or delete significantly from the early Greek and Hebrew manuscripts). The standard translations referred to herein include the New American Standard (NAS), New International Version (NIV), New King James Version (NKJ), American Standard Version (ASV), the King James Version (KJV), the English Standard Version (ESV), and the Easy-to-Read Version (ERV):

NAS - New American Standard Bible Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation. For Permission To Quote information visit See additional copyright requirements and general format requirements at: NAS Version Copyright Restrictions:

NIV - "Scripture taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version ®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 International Bible Society. All rights reserved throughout the world. Used by permission of International Bible Society."

NKJV or NKJ - New King James Version: "Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved."

KJV - "Scripture taken from the King James Version."

ASV - "Scripture taken from the American Standard Version."

ERV - “Taken from the HOLY BIBLE: EASY-TO-READ VERSION © 2001 by World Bible Translation Center, Inc. and used by permission.”   See additional copyright requirements at:  Easy-To-Read Version Copyright Restrictions

ESV - “Scripture quotations are from the Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” English Standard Version Copyright Restrictions