Free New Testament in PDF Format

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If you loved The Amplified Bible released by the Lockman Foundation 50 years ago, you’re probably going to love The Expanded Bible offered by Thomas Nelson Publishers. After all, “expanded” is just a synonym for “amplified,” and both follow the same plan of inserting words in the Bible text to clarify the meaning. You can score a free copy of the New Testament of The Expanded Bible in PDF format.

The Expanded Bible from Thomas Nelson Publishers

The Expanded Bible from Thomas Nelson Publishers

The Amplified Bible was first released in 1958 and was published by Zondervan. It was a unique translation. Nelson’s expression of the old classic is a new translation too, but they both come from the same mold.

On his blog, Wayne Hastings, Senior Vice President and Group Publisher of the Bible Division for Thomas Nelson Publishers, said he thought The Expanded Bible was different because:

• It meets the needs of the contemporary student of the Bible by combining devotional reading and in-depth study in a completely new way. Users can now study the Bible while they read with study aids and resources placed in-line with the text of the Bible.

• It joins Bible text with traditional wordings, explanatory comments, additional wordings, literal meanings and expanded word definitions, all integrated within the text of the Scripture.

• It offers readers a unique Bible study experience by making them a part of the process and decisions made by scholars while developing a translation

If you would like a free copy of The Expanded Bible (New Testament), click on this link to download your copy. The Expanded Bible is scheduled for an August release, so this free download is a limited offer.

Note: We are sorry to report that this free Expanded Bible New Testament is no longer being offered by the publisher. However, people visit this page from all over the world, so is offering this free New Testament in PDF format in its place. This free download is NOT The Expanded Bible. It is the trustworthy, easy-to-understand World English Bible.*** Click here to download the New Testament ***


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Compare the classic with the new kid on the block:

John 3:16-18
The Amplified Bible
16 For God so greatly loved and early prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten [a]unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.17 For God did not send the Son into the world in order to judge (to reject, to condemn, to pass sentence on) the world, but that the world might find salvation and be made safe and sound through Him.18 He who believes in Him [who clings to, trusts in, relies on Him] is not judged [he who trusts in Him never comes up for judgment; for him there is no rejection, no condemnation–he incurs no damnation]; but he who does not believe (cleave to, rely on, trust in Him) is judged already [he has already been convicted and has already received his sentence] because he has not believed in and trusted in the name of the only begotten Son of God. [He is condemned for refusing to let his trust rest in Christ’s name.]
John 3:16-18
The Expanded Bible
16 “[L For] God loved the world so much that he gave his •one and only [only; unique; T only begotten; 1:14, 18] Son so that whoever believes in him may not •be lost [T perish], but 3:13 the Son of Man Some Greek copies continue, “who is in heaven have eternal life.17 [L For; Indeed] God did not send his Son into the world to •judge the world guilty [condemn the world], but to save the world through him.18 People who believe in God’s Son are not •judged guilty [condemned]. Those who do not believe have already been •judged guilty [condemned], because they have not believed in [L the name of] God’s •one and only [only; unique; T only begotten; 3:16] Son.L = Literal rendering
T = Traditional rendering









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1 Response

  1. Yvonne Sookdeo says:

    This expanded version of the New Testament is from reputable publishers; besides, just by reading the introduction, there was no hesitation to download it. Thank you. I know I will be richly blessed by its content.

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