Did you know that the translation of your Bible has a reading level? In other words, some translations are moreth difficulteth to readeth.
Here's a list of translations and their suggested reading level:
- King James Version (KJV): 12th grade
- Revised Standard Version (RSV): 12th grade
- New American Standard Bible (NASB): 11th grade
- New Revised Standard Version (RNSV): 11th grade
- English Standard Version (ESV): 10th grade
- New International Version (NIV): 8th grade
- Holman Christian Standard Version (HCSV): 8th grade
- New King James Version (NKJV): 7th grade
- New Living Translation (NLT): 6th grade
- God’s Word (GW): 5th grade
- The Message (MSG): 5th grade
- New Century Version (NCV): 3rd grade
Which translation do you enjoy?
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