The World English Bible (WEB)

The World English Bible is a Modern English update of the American Standard Version of 1901. The translation and review is currently in progress, so please check back from time to time for updates. If you find any typos or have any comments on this translation, please send email to

The World English Bible is in the Public Domain.

The Old Testament

The 5 books of Moses -- the Law


Wisdom Literature

The Prophets

The New Testament

The Life of Jesus and the Early Church

Letters from the Apostle Paul

Other Letters from Apostles and Prophets

Prophesy - messages from God and revelation of the future

Look for the meanings of words like cubit, selah, and denarius in the Glossary. These words are not common Modern English, but are necessary to preserve the historical and literary form of the Holy Bible.

Zipped plain ASCII renditions of the above books of the Bible are available. There is also a .zip file containing all of these HTML files, and a .zip file ( containing the General Bible Format file that was used to generate both the HTML and ASCII format files.

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