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Copyright Notices, Citations and Terms of Use

Copyright Notices

All materials at The Christian Bible Reference Site Copyright © by Cliff Leitch. Some of the Bible quotes, images and music are the copyrighted material of others and are used by permission.

Bible Quotes

Scripture marked KJV is from the King James Version of the Bible. The KJV is in the public domain.

Scripture marked NAS or NASU taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE®, Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.

Scripture marked NIV taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House. All rights reserved. The "NIV" and "New International Version" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by International Bible Society. Use of either trademark requires the permission of International Bible Society.

Scripture quotations marked NKJV are taken from the New King James Version. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

The scripture quotations marked NRSV contained herein are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved.

Verses marked TLB are taken from The Living Bible, copyright © 1971. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved.

Scripture marked TNIV taken from the Holy Bible, Today's New International Version™ TNIV.® Copyright © 2001, 2005 by International Bible Society®. All rights reserved worldwide.

Images

Some images were obtained from The Learning Company's ClickArt Christian Graphics Deluxe product, © 1999 The Learning Company, Inc., and its subsidiaries, 88 Rowland Way, Novato, CA 94945 USA. All rights reserved. The properties may not be saved or downloaded, and are only to be used for viewing purposes.

Some images were obtained from Art Explosion Religious Clip Art, © 1995-2001, Nova Development Corp. and its licensors, 23801 Calabasas Road, Suite 2005, Calabasas, CA 91302.

Some images were obtained from IMSI's Master Photos Collection, 1895 Francisco Blvd., East, San Rafael, CA 94901-5505, USA.

Some images were obtained from CorelDRAW ClipArt, © 1992, Corel Corporation, 1600 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Citation

Articles published on this website may be cited as follows:

MLA:

Leitch, Cliff. "Article Title." The Christian Bible Reference Site. 1996-2014. Web. Day Month Year article was accessed. <URL of article>.
Ex: Leitch, Cliff. "What Does the Bible Say About Faith?." The Christian Bible Reference Site. 1996-2014. Web. 22 January 2014. <http://www.christianbiblereference.org/faq_faith.htm>.

APA:

Leitch, C. (1996-2014). Article title. Retrieved from The Christian Bible Reference Site URL
Ex: Leitch, C. (1996-2014). What Does the Bible Say About Faith? Retrieved from The Christian Bible Reference Site January 22, 2014  http://www.christianbiblereference.org/faq_faith.htm
 

Terms of Use

It is our intent to allow as free use of our material as possible, consistent with copyright laws and a desire to protect it from abuse. The policies below are effective as of January 1, 2010 and apply to all materials at this Website.

1. Noncommercial Educational or Religious Publications

Except for Bible quotes and images1, the materials posted at The Christian Bible Reference Site may be quoted or reproduced in any form (written, visual, electronic or audio, including translations into other languages), without further permission, for noncommercial educational or religious purposes (examples: home, church, school, Sunday school, CCD, or Bible study classes.) "Noncommercial" means the publication is distributed free and contains no paid advertising.

This notice of copyright must appear adjacent to the quote or image , or in a footnote, or on the title or copyright page of the publication: "Copyright © by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, www.ChristianBibleReference.org. Used by permission."

2. Other Publications

Except for Bible quotes and images1, text materials posted at The Christian Bible Reference Site may be quoted in any form (written, visual, electronic or audio, including translations into other languages) up to and inclusive of 2000 words without further permission.

One complete Crossword puzzle or Word Search Puzzle may be reproduced, including the graphic image, without further permission.

This notice of copyright must appear adjacent to the quote or puzzle , or in a footnote, or on the title or copyright page of the publication: "Copyright © by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, www.ChristianBibleReference.org. Used by permission."

3. Websites and Other Online Use

a. Links and Frames

Links may be posted on a Web page to any or all of the materials at The Christian Bible Reference Site without further permission.

The materials at The Christian Bible Reference Site may be displayed within a frame on a Web page without further permission, provided that "www.ChristianBibleReference.org" is identified as the source.

b. Icons

Our logo or small images of our pages may be reproduced as an icon without further permission.

c. Text Quotes and Puzzles

Except for Bible quotes and images1, text materials posted at The Christian Bible Reference Site may be quoted in any form (written, visual, or audio, including translations into other languages) up to and inclusive of 2000 words total without further permission.

One complete Crossword Puzzle or Word Search Puzzle may be reproduced, including the graphic image and associated software, without further permission.

This notice of copyright must appear adjacent to the quote or puzzle , or in a footnote, or on the title or copyright page of the Website or publication: "Copyright © by Cliff Leitch, The Christian Bible Reference Site, www.ChristianBibleReference.org. Used by permission."

Other Uses

If the proposed use is not covered in the paragraphs above, please contact us via our online form.

1Most of the Bible quotes and images at this site are the copyrighted material of others, and we cannot give permission to use them. However, most of the Bible publishers have generous fair use policies. See a printed copy of the Bible version or contact the publisher for details.

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