Our Basic Copyright Policy
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Unless otherwise noted, Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.
Scripture quotations marked "HCSB" have been taken from the Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 by Holman Bible Publishers. Used by permission.
Scripture quotations marked "NKJV™" are taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Scripture quotations marked "KJV" are taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1979, 1980, 1982, 1990 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Scripture quotations marked "ESV" are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Scripture marked "NASB" taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE®, Copyright © 1960,1962,1963,1968,1971,1972,1973,1975,1977,1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.
Scripture quotations marked "NRSV" are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible. Copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission. All rights reserved.
Scripture quotations marked "Amp" are taken from THE AMPLIFIED BIBLE, Old Testament Copyright © 1965, 1987 by the Zondervan Corporation. The Amplified New Testament Copyright © 1958, 1987 by the Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996, 2004. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved
Scripture marked "The Message" taken from The Message. Copyright © 1992 by Eugene H. Peterson. Used by permission of NavPress Publishing Group.
Scripture quotations designated "NET" are from the NET Bible®
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