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World English Bible

Also known as American Standard Version 1997
Date translation originally released - New Testament published in 2000, Old Testament ongoing

Translator - Michael Paul Johnson

Texts used in the translation - Based on the 1901 American Standard Version, the Biblia Hebraica Stutgartensia is being used in the translation of the Old Testament, and the Greek Byzantine Majority Text for the New Testament

Type of translation - Formal equivalence

Standard abbreviation - WEB

Revisions to the translation - None known

Sample Verses
(Copyright 2000 edition)

John 3:16 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal live.

John 10:9 - I am the door. If anyone enters in by me, he will be saved, and will go in and go out, and will find pasture.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 - Or don’t you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don’t be deceived. Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolators, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor slanderers, nor extortioners, will inherit the Kingdom of God.

For more information: www.worldenglishbible.org

Overview of the translation

.......A translation with the New Testament finished and published in 2000 and the Old Testament in the process of being finished. Originally called the American Standard Version 1997 when translating began in 1997, this translation is in the public domain with the copyright waived. The World English Bible (WEB) is based on the American Standard Version of the Holy Bible, the Biblia Hebraica Stutgartensia Old Testament, and the Greek Byzantine Majority Text New Testament. Translated by Michael Johnson.

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