New Living Translation on the rise

The New Living Translation is on the rise and was the second most popular translation in unit sales for August 2010. I am not surprised it has risen to such popularity.  The ESV is holding steady, and the NIV is still on top after the TNIV getting dumped.

CBA best sellers list for August 2010

BIBLE TRANSLATIONS – Based on Unit Sales

1  New International Version – various publishers
New Living Translation – Tyndale
3  King James Version – various publishers
4  New King James Version – various publishers
5  English Standard Version Crossway
6  Holman Christian Standard Bible – B&H Publishing Group
7  The Message Eugene Peterson – NavPress
8  Reina Valera 1960 (Spanish) – American Bible Society and licensees
9  New American Standard Bible update – various publishers
10  New International Readers Version – Zondervan

BIBLE TRANSLATIONS – Based on Dollar Sales

1  New International Version – various publishers
2  King James Version – various publishers
3  New Living Translation – Tyndale
4  New King James Version – various publishers
5  English Standard Version – Crossway
6  New American Standard Bible update – various publishers
7  The Message Eugene Peterson – NavPress
8  Holman Christian Standard Bible – B&H Publishing Group
9  New American Standard – various publishers
10  Reina Valera 1960 (Spanish) – American Bible Society and licensees

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Author: Kevin S.

A follower of Jesus, a husband and a father. Hobbies include biking, keeping fish if they don't die on me, blogging when I can, theologizing and ministry, and pondering about world affairs.

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