Bible Translations by Reading Level

As soon as a child begins to read, he should develop a habit of having his own personal time with God. It is best if he has a Bible with a vocabulary consistent with his reading level. Below is a chart organized by reading level that can help in Bible selection:

Bibles for ChildrenKing James Version (KJV), Revised Standard Version (RSV),New American Standard Version (NASB), New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), English Standard Version (ESV), Common English Bible (CEB), New International Version (NIV), Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB), New King James Version (NKJV), New Living Translation (NLT), God’s Word Translation (GW), Contemporary English Version (CEV), The Message Bible (Message), New Century Version (NCV), New International Reader’s Version (NIRV), International Children’s Bible (ICB)

 (This excerpt comes from chapter 13 of Changing the Landscape of Eternity)

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