Friday, September 26, 2008

Friday Top 10: English Bible translations

1 - RSV - Revised Standard Version (1952/1972)

2 - ESV - English Standard Version (2001)

3 - HCSB - Holman Christian Standard Bible (2003)

4 - NRSV - New Revised Standard Version (1989)

5 - NKJV - New King James Version (1982)

6 - NIV - New International Version (1978)

7 - TNIV - Today's New International Version (2002)

8 - KJV - King James Version / "Authorised Version" (1611)

9 - NLT - New Living Translation (1996/2004)

10 - NET - New English Translation (2001)

2 comments:

James Elston said...

boy you sure like making "top 10 lists" dontcha?
:-)
my top 3 would be:

1. NKJV
2. NIV
3. ESV

Keith McIlwain said...

I like doing these lists on Fridays just for fun; I'm sure I'll run out of ideas at some point ("Best 80s mullets").

I should also mention that I don't dislike ANY of these translations, I just prefer some to others.