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New Century Version (NCV)
The New Century Version is one of the easiest translations of the Bible to understand. It accurately communicates the messages found in the original languages of biblical manuscripts, using the kind of terms you use every day. It uses contemporary phrases, word pictures, and expressions, and replaces vague and overly religious language with down-to-earth vocabulary. The end result is a fresh, straighforward, and strong tanslation of God's truth; and it is something you can connect with in your daily life. You'll find it easier to experience God's Word as it truly is&mdash;absolutely clear, powerfully alive, and completely life-changing.
The New Century Version is a translation of God's Word from the original Hebrew and Greek languages. A previous edition of the complete New Century Version, the International Children's Bible, was published in 1986.
Two basic premises guided the translation process of the New Century Version. The first concern was that the translation be faithful to the manuscripts in the original languages. A team composed of the World Bible Translation Center and fifty additional, highly qualified and experienced Bible scholars and translators was assembled. The team included people with translation experience on such accepted versions as the New International Version, the New American Standard Bible, and the New King James Version. The most recent scholarship and the best available Hebrew and Greek texts were used, principally the third edition of the United Bible Societies' Greek text and the latest edition of the Biblia Hebraica, along with the Septuagint.
The second concern was to make the language clear enough for anyone to read the Bible and understand it. In maintaining clear language, several guidelines were followed. Vocabulary choice has been based upon The Living Word Vocabulary by Dr. Edgar Dale and Dr. Joseph O'Rourke (Worldbook-Childcraft International, 1981), which is the standard used by the editors of The World Book Encyclopedia to determine appropriate vocabulary. For difficult words that have no simpler synonyms, footnotes, references, and dictionary definitions are provided.
Happy are those who don't listen to the wicked,
who don't go where sinners go,
who don't do what evil people do.
God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son so that whoever believes in him may not be lost, but have eternal life.
2 Timothy 3:16-17
All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for showing people what is wrong in their lives, for correcting faults, and for teaching how to live right. Using the Scriptures, the person who serves God will be capable, having all that is needed to do every good work.
So I took the small scroll from the angel's hand and ate it. In my mouth it tasted sweet as honey, but after I ate it, it was sour in my stomach.
Installed size (unless otherwise indicated): Approximately 4.375 MB. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Requires iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. Download size: 4.375 MB. Android Requires Android OS 2.2 or later. Download size: 4.375 MB. Windows Phone Requires Windows Phone 7.5 or later. Download size: 4.375 MB. Windows Store Download size: 4.375 MB. Windows PC Requires Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or later. Download size: 3.875 MB. Mac OS X Download size: 4.375 MB. Windows Mobile Requires Pocket PC / Windows Mobile version 6.5 or earlier. Download size: 3.125 MB. webOS Requires webOS 1.4.5 or later. Download/Installed size: 4.875 MB.
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