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INTERNATIONAL

NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION BIBLE ACROSS AMERICA

VERSION

BIBLE

ACROSS AMERICA

NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION BIBLE ACROSS AMERICA

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction to the Bible Across America

 

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Preface to the New International Version

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OLD TESTAMENT

 

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Deuteronomy

 

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Lamentations

 

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Revelation

 

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2 Thessalonians

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Table of Weights and

 

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Index

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OLD TESTAMENT

OLD

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2 Genesis 1:18

2 ■ Genesis 1:18

Genesis 2:16 3

Genesis 2:16 ■ 3

4 Genesis 2:17

4 ■ Genesis 2:17

Genesis 3:22 5

Genesis 3:22 ■ 5
BIBLE ACROSS AMERICA The vision for the Bible Across America was to commemorate the 30th
BIBLE ACROSS AMERICA The vision for the Bible Across America was to commemorate the 30th
BIBLE ACROSS AMERICA The vision for the Bible Across America was to commemorate the 30th

BIBLEACROSSAMERICA

The vision for the Bible Across America was to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the NIV translation by creating the world’s first handwritten copy of the NIV Bible. The following pages feature highlights from the tour, but the journey continues at BibleAcrossAmerica.com where we invite you to share your story and learn even more about this historic project.