Copyright Information:

Module NameNLT
Book NameNew Living Translation
Copyright Date1996
Copyright HolderTyndale Charitable Trust
Contact NameTyndale House Publishers, Inc.
AddressAttn: Bible Permissions
P.O. Box 80
Wheaton, IL 60189
Copyright NotesNew Living Translation copyright 1996 by
Tyndale Charitable Trust. All rights reserves.
The NLT is a new translation, intended to replace the
Living Bible. The text of the New Literal Translation
may be quoted in any form (written, visual, electronic,
or audio) up to and inclusive of two hundred and fifty
(250) verses without express written permission of the
publisher, provided that the verses quoted do not
account for more 20% of the work in which they are
quoted and do not include a complete book of the Bible.
Distribution LicenseCopyrighted
Distribution NotesMike Dennis sent an email to on 15-May-2003 requesting permission.
Response on 19-May-2003 was: "CrossWire Bible Society will need to contact us, we do not work via 3rd party requests. Thank you for your support of the New Living Translation."

David Abbot sent an email and received a response on 24-Jan-2005 from Dan Balow :
Thank you for your letter David. I was not aware of the Crosswire Bible Society, but found it on the internet and it certainly looks like a worthwhile ministry.

We won't be able to grant permission to place the NLT in your software. Over a dozen software companies license the NLT and it wouldn't be fair to those Christian organizations and companies if we allow someone to offer it free. We are working on a number of projects that will offer handheld formats of the NLT for $20 or less, so cost will not be a big issue. Prices are coming down as downloaded formats replace CD's, etc.

That said, the NLT is available on the internet for free viewing at several sites (our own , at Gospelcom and others). We limit the number of sites offering the NLT and arrange partnerships with large ministries and companies.

Thanks very much for your interest. Let me know if you have further questions.

Dan Balow
Director of Rights and Licensing
Tyndale House Publishers
351 Executive Drive
Carol Stream, IL 60188 USA
Phone - 630-784-5276
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