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Holy Bible Translations, Copyright Information

At we use various Holy Bible translations. The use of a specific translation quote is chosen by the author based upon what he believes best expresses the meaning from the original language and context. Below is a list of Bible Translations and their Copyright information used at

AMP – Amplified Bible (AMP) Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

AMPC – Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation

CJB – Complete Jewish Bible – Scripture quotations are taken from the Complete Jewish Bible, copyright © 1998 by David H. Stern. Published by Jewish New Testament Publications, Inc. Distributed by Messianic Jewish Resources Int’l. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

HCSB – Holman Christian Standard Bible® – Scripture quotations marked HCSB are been taken from the Holman Christian Standard Bible® Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 by Holman Bible Publishers.  Used by permission.  Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Holman CSB®, and HCSB® are federally registered trademarks of Holman Bible Publishers.

KJV – The 1769 King James Version of the Holy Bible (also known as the Authorized Version).

NASB – NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE – Scripture taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE(R), Copyright (C) 1960,1962,1963,1968,1971,1972,1973,1975,1977,1995 by The Lockman Foundation.  Used by permission.

NIV – The Holy Bible, New International Version – Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House. All rights reserved.

NKJV – New King James Version – The Holy Bible, New King James Version Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.  Used by permission. All rights reserved.

NLT – New Living Translation, Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004 by Tyndale Charitable Trust.  Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189.  All rights reserved.

ONMB – One New Man Bible © 2010 Rev. William J. Morford SHALOM MINISTRIES, INC Seneca, SC Used by Permission. All Rights Reserved.

TMB – The Mirror Bible – THE MIRROR: The Bible translated from the original text and paraphrased in contemporary speech with commentary. Copyright © 2014 by Francois du Toit. All rights reserved. Scripture taken from THE MIRROR. Copyright © 2014. Used by permission of The Author.

VOICE – The Voice (VOICE)  The Voice Bible Copyright © 2012 Thomas Nelson, Inc. The Voice™ translation © 2012 Ecclesia Bible Society All rights reserved.

TPT – The Passion Translation (TPT) The Passion Translation®. Copyright © 2017 by BroadStreet Publishing® Group, LLC. Used by permission. All rights reserved.