Update: Apparently Bible.org has discontinued the free iOS app and the ePub version. The ePub version will cost you $4.95 now. The iOS and Android apps although free, require the OliveTree BibleReader Smartphone App to run (limited notes). The MS Word Version (noteless), modules for The Word, Sword Searcher and Sword Project can be still downloaded and remains free. Optionaly you can use the Lumina web app.
The NET Bible (New English Translation) is a completely new translation of the Holy Bible. One might argue why another translation there are more than 50 English translations already. You can find many noteworthy reasons in the official web site of the NET Bible but given below are three reasons why I like it.
- At the moment it comes with 60,932 translators’ notes. They make the original languages far more accessible. It’s like looking over the translator’s shoulder at the very process of translation.
- In relation to other copyrighted translations the NET Bible has much flexible Copyright model. The publishers permit the NET Bible to be printed royalty-free for organizations like The Gideons International who print and distribute Bibles for charity.
- Copyrighted Bibles can’t be quoted in a huge collection of online studies. The NET Bible project was commissioned to create a faithful Bible translation that could be placed on the Internet, downloaded for free, and used around the world for ministry.
The Translation is available as software also, which you can use to read or study the Bible in your PC or Mobile device.
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