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The Passion Translation: New Testament

ISBN: 9781424555291


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Encounter the heart of God.

The Passion Translation Bible is a new, heart-level translation that expresses God’s fiery heart of love to this generation using Hebrew, Greek, and Aramaic manuscripts—merging the emotion and life-changing truth of God’s Word.

God longs to have his Word expressed in every language in a way that unlocks the passion of his heart. This translation will trigger inside every reader an overwhelming response to the truth of the Bible, unfolding the deep mysteries of the Scriptures in the love language of God, the language of the heart.

If you’re hungry for God and want to know him on a deeper level, The Passion Translation will help you encounter God’s heart and discover what he has for your life.

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

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Key Features

  • Features in-depth footnotes that include insightful study notes, commentary, word studies, cross references, alternate translations, and more
  • Includes extensive introductions and outlines for each book
  • Subject headings introduce sections of Bible text

Most Highlighted Verses in The Passion Translation

Matthew 6:33–34: “So above all, constantly chase after the realm of God’s kingdom and the righteousness that proceeds from him. Then all these less important things will be given to you abundantly. Refuse to worry about tomorrow, but deal with each challenge that comes your way, one day at a time. Tomorrow will take care of itself.”

Matthew 11:28–30: “Are you weary, carrying a heavy burden? Then come to me. I will refresh your life, for I am your oasis. Simply join your life with mine. Learn my ways and you’ll discover that I’m gentle, humble, easy to please. You will find refreshment and rest in me. For all that I require of you will be pleasant and easy to bear.”

John 15:7: But if you live in life-union with me and if my words live powerfully within you—then you can ask whatever you desire and it will be done.

Romans 8:5–6: Those who are motivated by the flesh only pursue what benefits themselves. But those who live by the impulses of the Holy Spirit are motivated to pursue spiritual realities. For the mind-set of the flesh is death, but the mindset controlled by the Spirit finds life and peace.

Romans 8:17: And since we are his true children, we qualify to share all his treasures, for indeed, we are heirs of God himself. And since we are joined to Christ, we also inherit all that he is and all that he has. We will experience being co-glorified with him provided that we accept his sufferings as our own.

Romans 8:28: So we are convinced that every detail of our lives is continually woven together to fit into God’s perfect plan of bringing good into our lives, for we are his lovers who have been called to fulfill his designed purpose.

Galatians 2:20: “My old identity has been co-crucified with Messiah and no longer lives; for the nails of his cross crucified me with him. And now the essence of this new life is no longer mine, for the Anointed One lives his life through me—we live in union as one! My new life is empowered by the faith of the Son of God who loves me so much that he gave himself for me, and dispenses his life into mine!

Ephesians 1:7: Since we are now joined to Christ, we have been given the treasures of redemption by his blood—the total cancellation of our sins—all because of the cascading riches of his grace.

Hebrews 4:16: So now we come freely and boldly to where love is enthroned, to receive mercy’s kiss and discover the grace we urgently need to strengthen us in our time of weakness.

James 1:2–4: My fellow believers, when it seems as though you are facing nothing but difficulties see it as an invaluable opportunity to experience the greatest joy that you can! For you know that when your faith is tested it stirs up power within you to endure all things. And then as your endurance grows even stronger it will release perfection into every part of your being until there is nothing missing and nothing lacking.

Praise for the Print Edition

One of the greatest things to happen with Bible translation in my lifetime.

—Bill Johnson, Pastor, Bethel Church, Best-Selling Author

The Word of God is our collective and yet deeply personal love letter from above. It positions you and me within proven, godly wisdom and gives precious insight into the heart, nature, and goodness of God....With my husband, Brian, and our Hillsong church family, we know these pages will bring to life the One whose name is Jesus—whose passion is humanity and whose heart is for you.

—Bobbie Houston, Co-Senior Pastor, Hillsong Church

Forged many years ago while translating the Scriptures among South American tribes, and hammered out on the anvil of decades of personal devotion and apostolic experience, my dear friend Brian Simmons brings to the earth a powerful and refreshing translation of the Scriptures that is fueling and inflaming the hearts of tens of thousands worldwide. Like the Living Bible that sprung forth in the days of the Jesus Movement, this translation bursts forth from the womb of this present revival. Read it and get caught up in a God-swirl of spiritual understanding and revelation.

—Lou Engle, The Call

Brian Simmons’ work is truly breathtaking! We so appreciate the labor of love that went into translating the Scriptures directly from the Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic. The Passion Translation has energized our study of the Bible, and we’re certain it will do the same for you.

—John and Lisa Bevere, Founders of Messenger International and Best-Selling Authors

I believe the Passion Translation will be the Bible of choice for the next Jesus people movement.

—Dr. Ché Ahn, President & Founder, Harvest International Ministry Founder, HRock Church, Pasadena, CA, International Chancellor, Wagner University

The Passion Translation makes powerful truths more accessible and at the same time stirs our inner man to rejoice and receive.

—Graham Cooke, Speaker, Author, and Founder of Brilliant Book House

About Brian Simmons

Brian Simmons is a former missionary, linguist, minister, and Bible teacher. As a missionary, he and his wife, Candice, pioneered church plants in Central America. As a linguist, Brian co-translated the Paya-Kuna New Testament for the Paya-Kuna people of Panama. He and his wife have birthed numerous ministries, including a dynamic church, Gateway Christian Fellowship, in West Haven, Connecticut. He is also a gifted teacher of the Bible who has authored several books and serves churches worldwide through his teaching ministry.

Brian began his biblical studies with The New Tribes Bible Institute and continued on to earn his doctorate with Wagner Leadership Institute, with a specialization on prayer. His doctoral thesis is now published, Prayer Partners with Jesus.

While Brian serves as the lead translator for The Passion Translation, every book (including the numerous footnotes) is evaluated by respected scholars and editors. In preparation for the release of the full New Testament October 31, 2017, BroadStreet Publishing is forming an even more extensive and diverse team to review and provide critical feedback to ensure The Passion Translation is faithful to the original text and heart of God.

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  1. Joseph E

    Joseph E





    I have pastored a church for a number of years and use the Passion Translation as a beautiful adjunct to the NLT and the ESV. For me the TPT is heartwarming, and the footnotes give fresh insight. I don't mind that Brian Simmons expands the meaning with extra words. To me they usually enrich the spiritual meaning. When I want the exact wording of a verse, I use the NLT or ESV--it's that simple. I am so grieved to witness this cruel response to such as beautiful book. Maybe we are just seeing 2 Timothy 3:3 play out.

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  5. J Peter Wilson
    I have used The Passion Translation (TPT) alongside other Bibles, including UK NIV, MSG, CEV & MEV for many years in my own study and when preparing talks. I used to work in UK mainstream radio and in Christian radio in both the UK and Zambia and I find that when speaking with non-Christians and new Christians that both MSG & TPT are often very useful in placing the Christian message in understandable terms by using today's language. I had The Passion Translation in WORDsearch at the time Faithlife/Logos purchased that company and, in that version, the Psalms, Proverbs & Song of Songs were fully integrated with the New Testament. I look forward to those three books being moved from eBook format into Logos Research format. Logos is right in offering the TPT and anyone who wants to impose censorship on them needs to look at what happens in countries where censorship is the norm and Bibles are banned!! For those who don't like The Passion Translation (TPT), then I say to them that's your choice.

  6. Zachary Scott
    This does not belong in anyone's library. It's a shame LOGOS offers this on their site. To be completely honest, it keeps me from spending more money on this site. If I need to cross-reference a translation I don't have, I'll just hop on biblegateway, who dropped this joke of a "translation" a year ago. Logos! Please do not support wolves like Brian Simmons. BY THE WAY, many claims made in his bio have been proven false. For example, his claim that he co-translated the Paya-Kuna New Testament, as been refuted by his colleagues at that mission, who say he had no involvement in the translation. Shameful.

  7. Dustin Ashenfelder
    The only purpose I see for this to be available as a "translation" is for the purpose of refutation. It is neither biblical nor a translation.

  8. James and Regina Harwell
    Love it and it is so nice to set and read— still use others to study for 30 years. Things are changing but Word and Jesus never does. Just bought Isaiah. Wish this had Psalms, Proverbs, and Song of Solomon like the hard copy has

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  10. Lucas Lee

    Lucas Lee


    Please remove this LOGOS as this is no reliable translation of scripture.


Print list price: $29.99
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