The Message Bible

The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language is a highly idiomatic translation of the Bible by Eugene H. Peterson published in segments from 1993 to 2002. It is a simplistic translation of the Bible's original languages.The Message is a personal paraphrase of the Bible in English by Peterson from the original languages.The contemporary American slang used in the translation deviates from a more neutral International English, and it falls on the extreme dynamic end of the dynamic and formal equivalence spectrum.

The Old Testament

Genesis (50)Ecclesiastes (12)
Exodus (40)Song of Solomon (8)
Leviticus (27)Isaiah (66)
Numbers (36)Jeremiah (52)
Deuteronomy (34)Lamentations (5)
Joshua (24)Ezekiel (48)
Judges (21)Daniel (12)
Ruth (4)Hosea (14)
1 Samuel (31)Joel (3)
2 Samuel (24)Amos (9)
1 Kings (22)Obadiah (1)
2 Kings (25)Jonah (4)
1 Chronicles (29)Micah (7)
2 Chronicles (36)Nahum (3)
Ezra (10)Habakkuk (3)
Nehemiah (13)Zephaniah (3)
Esther (10)Haggai (2)
Job (42)Zechariah (14)
Psalm (150)Malachi (4)
Proverbs (31)

The New Testament

Matthew(28)1 Timothy(6)
Mark(16)2 Timothy(4)
Luke(24)Titus(3)
John(21)Philemon(1)
Acts(28)Hebrews(13)
Romans(16)James(5)
1 Corinthians(16)1 Peter(5)
2 Corinthians(13)2 Peter(3)
Galatians(6)1 John(5)
Ephesians(6)2 John(1)
Philippians(4)3 John(1)
Colossians(4)Jude(1)
1 Thessalonians(5)Revelation(22)
2 Thessalonian(3)