Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute, is a simple form of the English language which, with about 1,000 words, is able to give the sense of anything which may be said in English.

All rights reserved. The NIV Bible was produced by more than one hundred scholars working from the best available Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts.The NIV Bible was first published in 1973, with revisions published in 1978 and 1983. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The NIV Bible was first published in 1973, with revisions published in 1978 and 1983. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. The NIV Bible was produced by more than one hundred scholars working from the best available Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts. In this undertaking, the latest ideas and discoveries in connection with the work of putting the Bible into other languages were taken into account, and when the Basic form was complete it was gone over in detail by a Committee formed by the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press.

The language used is Basic English. *** are used as a sign that one or more Hebrew words, necessary to the sense, have been taken out at some time or other. You can browse the NIV Bible verses by using the chapters listed below, or use our free Bible search feature at the top of this page. The form in which the Bible is given here is not simply another example of the Bible story put into present-day English. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. The Beginner s Bible Timeless Children s Stories by Hardcover Feb [ ] are used for marking additions made by later writers. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. There is no question of the Basic work taking the place of the Authorised Version or coming into competition with it; but it may be said of this new English Bible that it is in a marked degree straightforward and simple and that these qualities give it an independent value.Signs used in this book. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. It is only natural that, from time to time, some of the more delicate shades of sense have not been covered; on the other hand, it is well to keep in mind that in the Authorised Version the power and music of the language sometimes take so much of the reader's attention that these more delicate shades are overlooked. Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute, is a simple form of the English language which, with about 1,000 words, is able to give the sense of anything which may be said in English. Frequently, the narrow limits of the word-list make it hard to keep the Basic completely parallel with the Hebrew and the Greek; but great trouble has been taken with every verse and every line to make certain that there are no errors of sense and no loose wording. In fact, the Basic expert is forced, because of the limited material with which he is working, to give special care to the sense of the words before him. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information.

... are used where it is no longer possible to be certain of the true sense of the Hebrew words, and for this reason no attempt has been made to put them into Basic. Salem Media Group. In 1967, the New York Bible Society (now Biblica) generously undertook the financial sponsorship of creating a contemporary English translation of the Bible.
The Basic Bible, which in this way was watched over by two separate groups of experts through its different stages, is designed to be used wherever the English language has taken root. Working with the Orthological Institute, a Committee under the direction of Professor S. H. Hooke, Professor Emeritus of Old Testament Studies in the University of London, has been responsible for a new English form of the Bible made from the Hebrew and the Greek. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. You can browse the NIV Bible verses by using the chapters listed below, or use our free Bible search feature at the top of this page.Special thanks to Zondervan and Biblica for permission to use the NIV, TNIV and the NIrV. All rights reserved. The Beginner's Bible family of resources has something for every age and stage of early development. The form in which the Bible is given here is not simply another example of the Bible story put into present-day English. ( ) are used for marking additions put in for the purpose of making the sense clear. The language used is Basic English. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. of of Proud member We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password.
The numbers used for divisions of books and for verses are the same as in the Authorised and Revised Versions of the English Bible. Proud member Salem Media Group.