Sunday, September 25, 2011

Updating Records

I've already completed the Bible in the King James Version and the New American Standard Bible. (I've read the Bible three times this year--so far--but the third 'completion' is a blend of about four to six different translations.) Here are the translations which I've read a good many books in this year, followed by the books I'd need to read to finish that translation (this year).

ESV (*22)

Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
Joshua
Judges
Ruth
1 Samuel
2 Samuel
1 Kings
2 Kings
1 Chronicles
2 Chronicles
Ezra
Nehemiah
Esther
Job
Psalms
Proverbs
Ecclesiastes
Song of Songs
Ezekiel
Daniel

Revised English Bible (*26)

Genesis
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
Ezra
Nehemiah
Esther
Job
Psalms
Proverbs
Ecclesiastes
Song of Songs
Isaiah
Jeremiah
Lamentations
Ezekiel
Daniel
Hosea
Luke
Acts
Romans
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
Titus
Hebrews

American Standard, 1901 (*25)

1 Samuel
2 Samuel
1 Kings
2 Kings
1 Chronicles
2 Chronicles
Ezra
Nehemiah
Esther
Jeremiah
Lamentations
Ezekiel
Daniel
Hosea
Joel
Amos
Obadiah
Jonah
Micah
Nahum
Habakkuk
Zephaniah
Haggai
Zechariah
Malachi

HCSB (*34)

Genesis
Numbers
Deuteronomy
Joshua
Judges
Ruth
1 Samuel
2 Samuel
1 Kings
2 Kings
1 Chronicles
2 Chronicles
Ezra
Nehemiah
Esther
Job
Psalms
Proverbs
Ecclesiastes
Song of Songs
Isaiah
Jeremiah
Lamentations
Ezekiel
Mark
Luke
Acts
Romans
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
Titus
Philemon
Hebrews
James

I know I can't complete the Old Testament *that* many times in the remaining months of the year. I wouldn't want to even try! But here are a few translations where the NT seems possible:

Revised English Bible


Luke
Acts
Romans
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
Titus
Hebrews

Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Mark
Luke
Acts
Romans
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
Titus
Philemon
Hebrews
James

New King James Version (NKJV)

Matthew
Mark
Luke
Acts
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
Colossians
1 Thessalonians
2 Thessalonians
Hebrews 
James
1 John
2 John
3 John
Jude
Revelation

Revised Standard Version

Matthew
Mark
Luke
John
Acts
Romans
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
Galatians
Hebrews
James
1 Peter
2 Peter
1 John
2 John
3 John
Jude
Revelation



© Becky Laney of Operation Actually Read Bible

2 comments:

JoyAnne said...

What's your favorite version?

Becky said...

JoyAnne

I don't know that I could choose just one favorite version. There are some I read more than others. And there are times when I crave one more than any other. But I'd say my top three are the ESV, King James, and New American Standard.