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The text of the Modern English Version (MEV) may be quoted or reprinted without prior written permission with the following qualifications:

(1) up to and including 500 verses may be quoted in printed form as long as the verses quoted amount to less than 50 percent of a complete book of the Bible and make up less than 50 percent of the total work in which they are quoted;

(2) all MEV quotations must conform accurately to the MEV text.

Any use of the MEV text must include a proper acknowledgment as follows:

Scripture taken from the Modern English Version. Copyright © 2024, 2017, 2014 by United Bible Association. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

However, when quotations from the MEV text are used in church bulletins, orders of service, Sunday school lessons, church newsletters, and similar works in the course of religious instruction or services at a place of worship or other religious assembly, the following notice may be used at the end of each quotation: MEV.

For quotation requests not covered by the above guidelines, write to Passio, ATTN: Bible Rights and Permissions, 600 Rinehart Road, Lake Mary, FL 32746.

Introductions to the books of the Bible provided courtesy of Verna M. Linzey, DD.

Like all translations of the Bible, this translation of the Scriptures is subject to human limitations and imperfections. Recognizing these limitations, the publisher sought God’s guidance and wisdom throughout this project. Our prayer is that He will use this translation for the benefit of the church and His kingdom. Should a mistake be found, please feel free to contact the publisher.

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