Hello all.

Can someone send me an “easy to read” catholic bible?

Assuming you have an extra laying around…

Of course, i can point you to a PO Box if you feel safer doing that… Also, i’m willing to talk and negotiate as well… I’m just trying to hide this all from my mother, even though I’m 19… I live in the same house. Needless to say, she grew up Episcopalian…

Not sure of what you mean by an “easy to read” Bible. The Bible is the Bible. Have you tried going to a local Catholic Church and meeting with a priest there and explaining things to him? I am sure they would be more than willing to assist you.

I do have an extra Bible, but like stated previously, not sure what “easy to read” means to you.

“Modern” English… as in, no KJV, please… I have had some success with the NIV, and I’d like a Catholic version of the NIV… If that makes sense :slight_smile:

Thanks for reading.

Here is an easy site to navigate through and also x-ref on key words and explainations.

Thanks :slight_smile:

I love my RSV 2nd Catholic Ed. (Ignatius Press).


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If I’m not mistaken, you can pre-order the paperback version on for less than $15 right now!

you can search it on any famous search engine…

I was hoping for a print version, but I guess i’ll just have to ask a Church :slight_smile:

the catholic youth Bible. $10.00 on amazon.

you may what to check with a local parish we give them to one who have need that can not afford it in RCIA.

The Douay Bible…based on the Vulgate…is really easy to work with. That’s the version I use for reading. has the Revised Standard Version - Catholic Edition as the text. It also has extensive cross-references to the Catechism, the teachings of the Popes, as well as from the Early Church Fathers. That’s what I use (online) for study (there’s also the Navarre Bible, but that’s in hardcover only)

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