"The ESV beautifully blends good, contemporary English with reverence and accuracy."
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
Pastor, Moody Church
"The ESV achieves a new standard in accurate Bible translations for our day."
Dr. R. C. Sproul Chairman, Ligonier Ministries
"Meticulous care and passionate research make the ESV a crisp, accurate, and valuable translation."
Rev. Max Lucado Pastor, Oak Hills Church of Christ
"...the ESV makes an important contribution of trueness to the text and readability."
Dr. Joseph M. Stowell President, Moody Bible Institute
"The ESV will be warmly received and universally respected by all those who love the Bible and demand faithful and accurate translation."
Dr. R. Albert Mohier, Jr. President, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
"With literary beauty expressed in clear language for today, the ESV will be widely used in homes, schools, and for personal study."
Mrs. Susan Schaeffer Macaulay L'Abri Fellowship
"In translation philosophy and original-language fidelity, the ESV surpasses every modern translation available."
Dr. Robert W. Yarbrough Chairman, Department of New Testament
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
"The ESV is a joy to read. I appreciate especially its clear, concise accuracy, expressed in reverent, readable style. Ideal for preaching and personal Bible study."
Dr. Robert S. Ricker President, Baptist General Conference
"The ESV is the Bible I have been waiting for my entire life. I appreciate greatly its fluency of language and lucidity."
Rev. Ranald Macaulay L'Abri Fellowship
"The ESV is what I've wanted for myself and my church for twenty-five years—one Bible we can all read, study, memorize, give to our children, and use to draw us together in worship, preaching, and discipleship."
Dr. Joseph F. (Skip) Ryan Pastor, Park Cities Presbyterian Church
"Easy to read, yet utterly accurate."
Mrs. Joni Eareckson Tada Founder, President, Joni and Friends
"The English Standard Version is a translation that can be trusted."
Dr. John F. Walvoord Chancellor, Dallas Theological Seminary
"In a day of endless compromise in translation, I rejoice in the accuracy, objectivity, and conviction evident in the ESV."
Dr. Paige Patterson President, Southern Baptist Convention
"An excellent and very readable translation."
Dr. Kenneth S. Kantzer Dean Emeritus, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School