This Easy-to-Readâ„¢ VersionBible is designed to help people overcome or avoid the most common difficulties in reading with understanding. It uses everyday language to express the full meaning of the original text in a style that is clear and easy to understand. o High quality binding at a reasonable price o Ideal for devotional reading, Bible study, or as a gift o Ordinary, everyday language o On a fourth grade reading level This translation is based directly on the original languages of Scripture. Several special features are used to aid understanding like brief explanations or synonyms (italicized within parentheses). These are helpful for the reader for difficult or unusual words in the text. Excerpt from the Gospel of John: "Yes, God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him would not be lost but have eternal life." (John 3:16 ERV) This translation by Bible League International is currently available in 30 languages, and translation work continues! Bible League International is committed to creating this translation in each of the world's top 100 languages.