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Is there a preferred translation for CreationWiki? -- Davelr 12:49, 15 March 2007 (EDT)

We will be using the NIV as the default.--Mr. Ashcraft 15:31, 15 March 2007 (EDT)
It might be worth checking any copyright implications of such an action. Of course there is also the WEB translation which is public domain. fyi. --Tom 16:25, 15 March 2007 (EDT)
Good point. If you look in the front of your average Bible, they list copyright information. But how can they honestly enforce that "no part is to be copied/redistributed" etc.? And doesn't that defeat the whole purpose of translating God's Word? At any rate, I looked for some "Terms of Use" on BibleGateway, and all they do is link to the parent site, which doesn't address Scripture use as far as I can tell, just the other materials available on their site. BibleGateway does grant some freedom for use on other sites, though.[1] unsigned comment by Davelr (talkcontribs)

Every translation I have ever checked has a blanket permission to use short quotations. ~ "Webster" Otley (talk) 01:42, 11 July 2010 (UTC)

I'm not sure why, but the latest change made to this template is causing the reference to default to KJV. The Bible ref template that it incorporates is still defaulting to NIV, but the Bible quote template directs to KJV.--Ashcraft - (talk) 17:43, 16 July 2012 (PDT)
Well, in some Bible ref quotes I used, I set it to KJV. I didn't change the template itself. Like it says on this template's page, you can change the version to something other than NIV. I only did so for new Bible refs I was adding, not those which already existed. The nice thing about KJV is you don't have to specify version because there's no copyright so it was one less thing to worry about, plus I've never liked the NIV's deletions of valid Bible verses. Given this template's description I didn't think it would be a big issue. --Jzyehoshua 19:49, 18 July 2012 (PDT)
I dont seem to be able to reproduce the (KJV default) problem now - so I'm not sure what was going on... --Ashcraft - (talk) 22:07, 18 July 2012 (PDT)
That is weird... Well, I have no idea. I just figured you were seeing some of the Bible refs I'd set to KJV specifically and were thinking the template itself got changed. But if it was the template then I have no idea... You edited the page and made sure the code for the refs in question didn't have a different version specified? --Jzyehoshua 22:10, 18 July 2012 (PDT)

The last change was in March, so any changes should have propagated through the system by July. This template no longer specifies a default version, but calls {{bible ref}} to handle that part of the display, which does default to NIV. I can only guess there was a glitch or a specified-KJV page was mistaken for a bad-default-KJV page. ~ Webster (talk) 00:56, 15 October 2012 (PDT)