Completed in 1986 by a team of Latin American evangelical Bible scholars, La Biblia de las Américas (LBLA) is an original work translated from the Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek directly into modern Spanish. Modern Spanish grammar and language have been used to produce a text of high literary quality that is easy to read and understand. LBLA presents the Word of God in a clear and flowing style while maintaining accuracy. Following the same principles of translation set for the NASB, La Biblia de las Américas is understandable to the general public and also suitable for serious study, preaching, and daily reading.
LITERAL: La Biblia de las Américas is translated directly from the original Hebrew-Aramaic, and Greek texts into Spanish, taking into account each word in these original languages. Therefore, you can read it with the security and conviction that you are reading the the literal word of God.
DEPENDABLE: La Biblia de las Américastranslates the meaning of the words literally and objectively from the original languages and does not interpret. You can trust that the words of the original languages are represented with accuracy and clarity. La Biblia de las Américas was produced by an international and interdenominational team of evangelical scholars from all regions of Latin America, Spain, and the United States.
EASY TO READ: Modern Spanish grammar and language have been used to produce a text of high literary quality that is easy to read and understand.
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By aligning and merging the parallel sections of the four Gospels of the New Testament on a word-for-word basis, the duplication is removed, and the result is a single, complete story, that is 22% shorter to read, and easier to understand. With all of the saying and events arranged according to a consistent chronological timeline, now you can see not only what happened, but also when and where it occurred.
Includes 436 photographs of Holy Places taken between the middle 19th - early 20th centuries. These extraordinary images are spread throughout the biblical text and correspond to specific verses to engage the reader in a special way. See some photos here.
The Lockman Foundation is a nonprofit, interdenominational ministry dedicated to the translation, publication, and distribution of the New American Standard Bible (NASB), Amplified Bible (AMP), La Biblia de las Américas (LBLA), Nueva Biblia Latinoamericana de Hoy (NBLH), and other Biblical resources.