Current Bestseller Lists for Bible Translations and Bible Versions
Here are the two most comprehensive best-seller lists for Bible translations. They are updated every month. The ECPA list gives a good understanding of what is selling through Christian stores; the CBA list offers insights into the broader market.
Bible Translations Comparison Chart is a handy overview of the top 20 translations, including a 100-word description of each translation and comparison of the following information side by side:
- Date Published
- Method of Bible Translation: Word-for-Word, Thought-for-Thought, and Balanced (combination of both)
- Number of Bible Translators
- Company or Organization that sponsored the Bible translation
- Purpose of this particular Bible translation and the audience
- Sample comparison of Bible verses (John 3:16-17 and Matthew 4:19).
- The comparison chart is also available as a PDF for your computer, iPad or tablet. ($3.99)