Good News Translation with Apocrypha
Formerly called the
Good News Bible
or Today’s English Version
, this is
highly trusted as a modern “common language” Bible.
Sixth grade reading level. Very simple, readable version without jargon.
Uses a limited vocabulary.
: A translation intended for people everywhere for
whom English is either their mother tongue or an acquired language. Commissioned
by the American Bible Society. Published in 1976. The Good Book that reads
like a good book.
"As for us, however, our boasting will
not go beyond certain limits; it will stay within the limits of the work
which God has set for us, and this includes our work among you." 2