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The New International Version (NIV) is an English translation of the Christian Bible. The complete translation was first published in 1984. The translation took over ten years and involved 100 scholars from six English speaking countries representing over 20 different denominations. The translation is especially popular among American Evangelicals, and it has become the most popular modern English translation of the Bible, having sold 150 million copies worldwide.


  • http://www.niv.org
  • Barker, Kenneth L. (ed.). The NIV The Making of a Contemporary Translation. International Bible Society, 1991. (available online) (http://www.gospelcom.net/ibs/niv/mct/)

See also: Today's New International Version

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