Which Translation are Your Church Pew Bibles?

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  1. JTornado1

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    When I first joined my church, they used the Good News Bible. A year later, they switched to the NIV. Our pew Bibles are currently in the ESV.

    Which translation are your church's pew Bibles?
     
  2. Friend of God

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    Our pew Bibles are NKJV, but our church predominately uses the NIV for preaching and teaching.
     
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    Our pew bibles are KJVs.
     
  4. StefanM

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    KJVs. The pastor uses the NASB, and the passage is usually projected on the screen while he reads it.
     
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    NIV - I wish they preached from it, too. Can't get their King James away from them.
     
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    Don't have "pew Bibles" but the ones that we have for giveaway and for visitors to use are NIRV. The deaf here love it as it is (mostly) translated in a way they can understand.
     
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    New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
     
  8. Tom Bryant

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    NASB in pews and NASB in pulpit
     
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    No pews, want a bible - bring your own.

    Visitor are encouraged to grab (and keep) a welcome pack containing a paperback NIV.

    We generally preach from an NAS but it varies.

    Rob
     
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    KJV and NIV
     
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    NKJV are in our pews
     
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    NASB pew Bibles
     
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    NRSV at the church I pastored ... and also at the one where I am now a member.
     
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    NIV. The pastor recently switched from the NKJV to the NASB.
     
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    the pastor uses NKJV, we have no pew bibles but most use the NIV. I use the NASB.
     
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    We have two the Tanakh for the Old Testiment stuff and we have Novum Testamentum Graece for the New Testiment stuff :laugh:
     
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    Revised Standard Version for the last 35 years. Before that we had no pew bibles.
     
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    KJV..............pastor preaches from NKJV
     
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    We don't have pew bibles. Some of the old timers leave a bible in the pew where they sit so that they don't have to try to remember to bring one in. Most of those are KJV, but there are quire a few NASB, NIV, and NKJV among them. The ESV is beginning to show up more and more as that is what our pastor preaches from. ;)
     
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    NIV. But we don't have pews. We have chairs.
     

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