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MARTYN PERCY, Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon
At last a translation that majors on accuracy, combined with a modern, fluent style. I am confident that in time the ESV will become the standard translation for the English-speaking world.'
THE RT. REV. WALLACE BENN, Bishop of Lewes, England
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MAX LUCADO, Minister, Oak Hills Church of Christ
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JOHN PIPER, Pastor for Preaching and Vision, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota