Bible Publishing

The purpose of Crossway’s Bible Division is to create outstanding ESV Bibles and Bible resources that bear witness to the gospel and the truth of God’s Word in all of life, and that serve the needs of the global church; see the Lord’s gracious provision in our work; and give honor and glory to the Lord.

The ESV® Bible (English Standard Version®) is an “essentially literal” translation of the Bible in contemporary English. Created by a team of more than 100 leading evangelical scholars and pastors, the ESV Bible emphasizes "word-for-word" accuracy, literary excellence, and depth of meaning.

Since its publication in 2001, the ESV has gained wide acceptance and is used by church leaders, numerous denominations and organizations, and millions of individuals around the world.

The ESV Bible is suited for personal reading, public worship, in-depth study, and Scripture memorization. It is available in more than 200 print editions and free online via mobile app (iOS and Android) and at