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10 Things (Students, Christians) Should Know About The MEV Bible
Have you been thinking about switching to a new translation of the Bible? Do you like the beauty and history of the KJV, but wish it was easier to read and updated for these modern times? Surprisingly, we've found that the new Modern English Version (MEV) Bible is an easy to read, modern word-for word translation of the King James Version Bible. Not only is it easy to read, but it's a great tool to use for a variety of reasons.
Here are 10 things you should know about the MEV Bible:
1. It's the most modern translation ever produced in the King James tradition
2. It provides fresh clarity for Bible readers everywhere
3. It contains updated language that doesn’t compromise the truth of the original texts
4. It's perfect for your daily devotional reading, textual study, or discipleship growth
5. It's God’s Word spoken in a way you can understand and easily recall for memorizing Scripture
6. It's accurate; translated literally word-for-word instead of thought-by-thought
7. It preserves the poetry and beauty of the KJV Bible
8. It's an easy way to spread the Gospel to people who haven't read it
9. It brings God's Word back to the basics so that the modern person can understand
10. It was made to fit the needs of a changing world
The MEV Bible was created to preserve the beauty and poetry of the KJV Bible while bringing it into a new generation with modern language tailored to our (students, members, congregations) needs. We believe this Bible would be a great study tool for our (students, members, congregation) because of its clear, easy to understand language, making it perfect for daily devotional use. If you are interested in learning more about the MEV Bible, please visit their website at www.mevbible.com.
MEV Bible vs. KJV Bible
Our (Church, College, University) is interested in hearing your feedback on a comparison between the KJV Bible and the MEV Bible. I'm sure most of us are familiar with the history and poetry of the KJV Bible, however, the MEV Bible is a new and modern word-for-word translation of the KJV Bible. Here is a comparison of the MEV Bible vs. KJV Bible and other translations of the Bible:
KJV: That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saves. --Romans 10:9
MEV: That if you confess with your mouth Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. --Romans 10:9
NKJV: That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. --Romans 10:9
NIV: If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. --Romans 10:9
In the comments below, share with us which translation appeals to what you enjoy and understand the most. We look forward to hearing your thoughts.
Comparing the MEV Bible with Other Popular Bible Translations
As a (Church, College) that supports having a strong relationship with the Lord. We support resources that make it easy to understand and study God's Word. We love how a new translation of the Bible called, Modern English Version (MEV), preserves the beauty and poetry of the KJV Bible by modernizing the language word-by-word. Below, see how it compares to other popular Bible translations that you may already be familiar with:
MEV: For the word of God is alive, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, of joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intents of the heart.
KJV: For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
NIV: For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
NKJV: For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
ESV: For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
We found that the MEV Bible is a great resource for daily devotionals, memorizing Scripture, and sharing God's Word with others. For more verse comparisons visit: http://c.mevbible.co/comparisons.