The full texts and critical notes of The New International Version and The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible are presented in parallel columns for quick reference and comparison. Since every translation is to some extent an interpretation as well, the inclusion of these two widely known and influential modern translations—which differ in their approaches in presenting the story of the Bible—provides an easy comparison which in many cases will lead to a fuller understanding of a passage.
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