New King James Version - Copyright Information

Printed, Visual and Electronic Uses:
Up to 1,000 verses (inclusive) from assorted books of the New King James Version © (NKJVTM) may be quoted in printed (e.g., book, brochure, magazine, newsletter, lesson outline), visual (e.g., film, videotape), and electronic forms (e.g., computer diskette, CD-ROM, on-line) without written permission, as long as the verses quoted do not amount to 50% of a complete book of the Bible and do not make up 50% or more of the total text of the work in which they are quoted.

These uses of the NKJV must be acknowledged by an appropriate copyright notice. Permission is contingent upon an appropriate copyright acknowledgment. Appropriate copyright acknowledgement is as follows below:

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

Church Use:
When quotations from the NKJV text are used in church bulletins, orders of service, Sunday School lessons, church newsletters and similar works in the course of religious instruction or services at a place of worship or other religious assembly, the following notice is to be used at the end of each quotation: "NKJVTM".