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Proprietor's Permission Notices

The ESV text may be quoted in written, visual, or electronic form up to and inclusive of five hundred (500) consecutive verses without express written permission of the publisher, provided that the verses quoted do not amount to more than one-half of any one book of the Bible or its equivalent measured in bytes and provided that the verses quoted do not account for fifty percent (50%) or more of the total text of the work in which they are quoted.

The ESV text may be quoted for audio use (audio cassettes, CD’s, audio television) up to two hundred fifty (250) verses without express written permission of the publisher, provided that the verses quoted do not amount to more than one-half of any one book of the Bible or its equivalent measured in bytes and provided that the verses quoted do not account for fifty percent (50%) or more of the total text of the work in which they are quoted.

Notice of copyright must appear as follows on the title page or copyright page of printed works quoting from the ESV, or in a corresponding location when the ESV is quoted in other media:

“Scripture quotations are from the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.”

When more than one translation is quoted in printed works or another media, the foregoing notice of copyright should begin as follows:

“Unless Otherwise indicated, all Scriptures are from … [etc.]”, or,
“Scripture quotations marked ESV are from . . . [etc.].”

The “ESV” and “English Standard Version” are registered trademarks of Good News Publishers.

Use of either trademark beyond the use described in this Permission Notice requires the permission of Good News Publishers.

When quotations from the ESV text are used in non-saleable media, such as church bulletins, orders of services, posters, transparencies, or similar media, a complete copyright notice is not required, but the initials (ESV) must appear at the end of a quotation.

Publication of any commentary or other Biblical reference work produced for commercial sale that uses the English Standard Version must include written permission for the use of the ESV text.

Permission requests that exceed the above guidelines must be directed to:

Good News Publishers
Attn: Bible Rights
1300 Crescent Street
Wheaton, Ill. 60187

Permission requests for use within the UK and EU that exceed the above guidelines must be directed to:

HarperCollins Religious,
77-85 Fulham Palace Road,
Hammersmith, London, W6
8JB, England.