Originally published in the 1970s, the New International Version (NIV) has become one of the most popular Bible translations. Nevertheless, the translation, which has undergone several revisions over the years, has occasionally proven controversial. In 2011, the Southern Baptist Convention rejected the latest version over concerns about the use of gender-neutral language.

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