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Extreme Makeover: Bible Edition

An all-new NIV seeks to avoid (and address) controversy.

This article is from Issue 50: Mar/Apr 2011

In March 2011, Biblica will release the updated edition of the New International Version. The most widely read translation of the Bible in the world, the NIV was first released in 1978 and is meant to be a balance between formal and functional equivalence (with an emphasis on thought-for-thought translation, but no freer than necessary).