English Bible Versions

Links updated October 2011

Collections of Texts Online

Download sites

Anglo-Saxon Versions

The Wycliffe Versions

Reformation Era Versions



Great Bible

Geneva Bible

Bishops’ Bible

King James Version (1611)


Other Reformation Era Versions

Roman Catholic Criticism of Early Protestant Bibles

18th Century Versions

19th Century Versions

English Revised Version of 1881-85 and American Standard Version of 1901

20th Century Versions

Revised Standard Version

New American Standard Bible

New International Version

New Living Translation

New King James Version

The Message

New World Translation

New American Bible

New English Bible

New Jewish Publication Society Version

New Revised Standard Version

English Standard Version

Other 20th Century Versions



Histories of the English Bible

The “King James Only” Movement

Translation Theory and Methods

Favoring free translation:

Articles favoring more literal translation:

Other Translation Topics

Anti-Judaism in the New Testament

Gender-Neutral Bibles

Books on Translation