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1- Web Site Copyright Statement

From this site, you may download the information and use them on your computer for personal study or you can print it or use it in a multimedia presentation for yourself and others as long as you give the printed material away and do not charge for it. You must include appropriate attribution/credit on the material you extract. (see below Information to Include on copies) In this case, free means free. It cannot be bundled with anything sold, nor can you charge for shipping, handling, or anything. It cannot be posted on other websites or servers. It is provided for personal study or for use in preparation and presentation of sermons, Sunday school classes, undergraduate or seminary religion classes or other non-commercial study. This release does not apply to other media than paper printed distribution. 

For free distribution of more than 1000 copies of web site articles (see below for the NET Bible), you must obtain written permission and comply with our guidelines of content control and include copyright and organizational acknowledgments. For permission, inquire by e-mail to permissions

As a courtesy, if you are doing over 100 please let us know as we would like to see what else we can do to support your ministry email Permissions

Credit Lines for material

The following credit lines are to be included with the material. The suggested format is: Author,(If unknown use unknown) Title of the work (if known),. Copyright year [-if not known use 2020], reprinted with permission  , [Example Bob Deffinbaugh, David Joins Saul’s Family Copyright ©1996-2020, reprinted with permission ) .

Material from the site may not be edited (words added or deleted) without our permission.

Material from the site may not be reprinted for commercial publication or fund raising purposes without our permission.

Requests for Permission to Repost Studies on Other Sites

We have had numerous requests from users to repost our studies on their own webservers, discussion boards, etc. We appreciate your vote of confidence in our studies, however, with all the web sites in the world being only one click away from our site, at the present time, we do not grant permission for our materials to be reposted on other web-sites. We're more than happy for you to place a link to any study from your site. 

Electronic Access to this Material

Resources on this site (including text, audio, video and other media forms) are copyrighted materials. These resources are not shareware or public domain and may not be reposted on other websites, duplicated electronically or copied to media other than paper (eg. CD, DVD) without written permission.But as we said above "We're more than happy for you to place a link to any study or our bible study tool, Lumina, from your site."

Translation of articles on the site

We encourage anyone to translate any article off the site so we can offer it to others for study. Therefore permission is granted for you to translate the articles on the site provided you acknowledge the source and include the statement (used by permission author's name, Copyright ©1996-2020 All rights reserved ) and that you submit the translated material back to us so we can post it on the site for others to use. Formatting guidelines are found here.


2- NET Bible®Copyright Statement 


The NET Bible is a completely new translation of the Bible with 60,000 translators’ notes! It was completed by more than 25 scholars – experts in the original biblical languages – who worked directly from the best currently available Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts. The translators’ notes make the original languages far more accessible, allowing you to look over the translator’s shoulder at the very process of translation.


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