Word Studies in the New Living Translation: ἱλαστήριον hilasterion

Each month we will be led in a word study by a member of the Bible Translation Committee for the New Living Translation (NLT) or by a member of our Bible editorial team. We hope you will join us on this educational adventure. This month we are learning about: Greek: ἱλαστήριον (hilastērion) English: the cover […]

My Story

Just like it says it speaks right to heart. I understand everything it say without having to read it again.

My Story: Understanding the Bible Changes Everything

Louise For me when I read the BIBLE I had difficulty understanding some of the words and was a bit complicated, with the NLT the Words is a lot easier to understand and take in my Spirit. I know a lot of people say you read and leave everything down to the HOLY SPIRIT TO […]

My Story: NLT App

Obiora thank you so much I always enjoy this Bible Translation new living translation that I went and bought the hard copy though it was hard to see and the cost wasn’t a problem I enjoyed it enjoyed reading it and enjoying the audio part of it as in I can read my Bible with […]

My Story

“I just started reading the NLT, and I think it is by far the best version of the bible. It is easy to understand, and gives the reader the sense that they are reading a story.” Judah

My Story: Life Application Study Bible

Antoinette When I got saved 18 years ago, my first Bible was the Application Study Bible hard green cover. Now I’ve had three so far. I read it until it falls apart! So now I have two, The New King James Large print and the hard Green cover NIV. I Love them!

Meet Our Podcast Partners at Apollos Watered

We are excited to partner with the Apollos Watered podcast. Hear from Kevin O’Brien, chief strategy officer and executive editor for Apollos Watered, on why they agree with us that Understanding the Bible Changes Everything. By Kevin O’Brien, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Editor, Apollos Watered We are Bible people. Well, we claim we are. […]

New Living Translation Principle 7: Style

The Bible includes many types of literature, from storytelling to poetry to serious teaching. Some content lifts you up, and some makes you sad. Its writers are warm and contemplative, tough and abrasive, full of praise and steeped in sorrow. There is a lot to deal with and much to consider in the eternal messages […]

New Living Translation Principle 6: Life

We know that the Word of God is alive and powerful (Hebrews 4:12). The Bible is not just an ancient artifact to be protected. If that’s all it was, it’d be enough to just visit it in a museum and see the old manuscripts in Hebrew and Greek. But Scripture is alive, and it has […]

New Living Translation Principle 5: Courage

The New Living Translation has roots in a bold drive for biblical accessibility and a commitment to helping everyday people connect with God and his Word. Since Tyndale House Publishers was founded, our approach to Bible publishing has bucked publishing trends andconventions. Fifty years ago, Kenneth N. Taylor, founder and translator, understood the importance of […]