CSB News & Information

May I use the CSB in my writing?

The text of the Christian Standard Bible may be quoted in any form (written, visual, electronic, or audio) up to 1,000 verses without the written permission of the publisher, provided that the verses quoted do not account for more than 50 percent of the work in which they are quoted, and provided that a complete … [Read More…]

What translation philosophy does the CSB use?

The CSB was created using optimal equivalence, a translation philosophy that pursues both linguistic precision to the original languages and readability in contemporary English. We believe that you don’t have to choose between faithfulness to the original text and clarity. The CSB text has been proven to optimise both, making it ideal for preaching and … [Read More…]

Is the Anglicised CSB a new translation?

The Anglicised editions of the CSB, which were published in 2024, are not based on a new translation, but rather are an adaptation of the CSB, designed to appeal to the reading preferences of the British audience.