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More information about English

English (language code: en) is a global language spoken by more than 1000 million people (around 400 million mother tongue speakers) all over the world. For more details see Wikipedia:English language

English Bible translations

There are dozens of Bible translations available in English. For in-depth information see Wikipedia:Bible translations into English

NIV New International Version

The NIV is a very popular and recommendable English Bible translation.

It is freely available in the following ways:

  • Reading online:
  • Smartphone apps and software:
    • YouVersion smartphone app: Text of the whole Bible, recordings of the whole Bible. Can be downloaded and is then available for offline use. Select "English" in the language selection and then select "NIV".
  • Audio Bible:

WEB World English Bible

The WEB is the only (?) public domain English Bible translation in contemporary English language. That means it is completely copyright-free.
Official website: http://www.ebible.org/web/

It is freely available in the following ways:

  • Reading online:
  • Smartphone apps and software:
    • The Sword Project (Android app: And Bible; for Windows and Linux: Xiphos; for Mac OS: Eloquent; other platforms and more software: complete overview): Text of the whole Bible. Select "English" and then select "WEB".
    • YouVersion smartphone app: Text of the whole Bible, recordings of the whole Bible. Can be downloaded and is then available for offline use. Select "English" in the language selection and then select "WEB".
  • Audio Bible:

Notes on more English translations

  • ESV (English Standard Version): Precise and popular translation. Vocabulary is harder to understand to non-native speakers. Avaible online, in Bible apps, printed Bibles, ...
  • KJV (King James Version): Traditionally popular translation. Uses ancient English language and is mainly used by those who grew up with it. For others it is hard to understand and not recommendable.
  • NLT (New Living Translation): Another popular and easy to understand translation. Available in many ways.

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Available training resources in English

All training resources on this website are available in English (use the normal navigation to access them).