If your translation of choice is the New International Version (NIV), and if you appreciate the New King James Version for its stylistic beauty, then you ll love the NIV and NKJV Side-by-Side Bible. By setting these two versions together, this Bible allows you to instantly compare today s most popular modern-English Bible translation, the NIV, with the poetic language of the New King James Version. Features: The authenticity and accessibility of today s most popular modern-English translation, the NIV. The NIV brings you as close as you can get to the reading experience of the original audience. In every verse it seeks to offer the optimum combination of transparency to the original text and transparency to the original meaning. The prioritization of authenticity of the New King James Version, retaining the poetic forms of the King James Version and, wherever possible, the original structure of the documents from which it was developed. Double-column format"