Abraham Piper put up a post asking people what version of the Bible they use.

I have what some might call a penchant (and others might call a neurosis) for summarizing data. (Some say “That way lies madness”  Not me!)

So when I see uncalculated and perfectly calculatable data, well, I want to make like a database programmer and calculate it. So I asked Abraham and he said ‘go for it’.

So here’s what I got – the list of Versions is below (*** Updated – And now a Pie Graph!) . See the original post for further details – some of the comments are quite interesting.

22 Word Version Poll Results – By The Numbers

Respondent Count:: Just Over 200*      
Different versions listed:: 25     
Percentage of respondents using ESV:: 75        
Average number of versions used:: 1.88
Respondents using only 1 version:: 85    
(Of these, 65 were ESV)
(And there were only 2 “King James Only” respondents**)
Most versions used by any one reader:: 7          
Winner – Longest Version Usage Explanation:: Loyal Responsible Puppet/Father Reader Chris    
Number of Versions I had never heard of before:: 16     
Margin Of Error:: Plus Or Minus 30       
           

Want more data? Let me know – I might be able to figure it out.  

           

* As of 11:29, after nearly 27 hours of being posted        

** I mean Literally, not Necessarily Philosophically, Obviously ****

*** This includes neither my, nor (apparently) Abraham’s preferences. But I’m generally an ESV guy.     

**** I’m pretty sure this is Good Grammar under one of Abraham’s definitions.

Ver Total
ESV 156
NAS 53
NIV 44
NKJV 26
NLT 23
KJV 22
Mes 10
NRSV 6
TNIV 6
HCSB 5
GreekNT 4
NET 4
AMP 3
YLT 2
WEB 2
NA27 2
BHS 2
NVI 1
Word 1
Voice 1
RSV 1
GNB 1
NCV 1
LBLA 1
REB 1

 

Andy Asks For It, Andy Gets It.

Andy Asks For It, Andy Gets It.

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