The New Living Translation combines the latest biblical scholarship with a clear, dramatic writing style to communicate God’s word powerfully to all who read it.

Nearly 90 leading scholars worked to translate the ancient Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts into contemporary English to allow readers to be immersed in God’s living word.

How was the New Living Translation developed?

Learn about the objectives, translation philosophy, methodology, and development process of the New Living Translation.

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The Translation Team

“The NLT second edition was put together by a dream team of scholars and linguists and gives us a Bible that is thoroughly reliable and eminently readable. It allows the Scriptures to speak with fresh vitality.”

John Ortberg

Menlo Park Presbyterian
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Questions?

Find answers to some the most commonly asked questions about the New Living Translation.

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Hear from a Translator

Philip W. Comfort, noted Biblical scholar, professor, author, and editor talks about he New Living Translation and the history of translations.

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How was the New Living Translation developed?

Learn about the objectives, translation philosophy, methodology, and development process of the New Living Translation.

Read More

The Translation Team

“The NLT second edition was put together by a dream team of scholars and linguists and gives us a Bible that is thoroughly reliable and eminently readable. It allows the Scriptures to speak with fresh vitality.”

John Ortberg

Menlo Park Presbyterian
Team Details

Questions?

Find answers to some the most commonly asked questions about the New Living Translation.

Read Our FAQ

Hear from a Translator

Philip W. Comfort, noted Biblical scholar, professor, author, and editor talks about he New Living Translation and the history of translations.

Listen