The two most popular translations in one volume * KJV and NIV side by side for quick verse-for-verse comparison * Abridged NIV concordance * Abridged KJV concordance The NIV/KJV Parallel Bible lets you benefit from the rich nuances of meaning offered by different translations. It sets the two most popular translations side-by-side: the readability and accuracy of the New International Version and the time-honored tradition of the King James Version. Verses from the two versions are aligned on double-column pages for ease of study. Each translation offers insight on different facets of meaning in the text, giving you the benefit of the work of different groups of scholars to help you understand and interpret the Bible for yourself. A valuable resource for gaining insight into scriptural truths, the NIV/KJV Parallel Bible helps you compare translations at a glance. When you want to study the Bible in depth, comparing different Bible translations helps you discover the different shades of meaning in the text. The translation committees for each Bible version chose different ways of translating the original Scripture texts into English.