Red Letters for Jesus' words

Updated 1 week ago by Val Weinstein

To turn on red lettering in the Bible App
  1. Select the Aa at the top of any page in the reader
  2. Select ALL SETTINGS at the bottom of page
  3. Select the Red Letters toggle for on or off
  4. If the Red Letter option is on and you don't see Jesus' words in red letters, then the publisher of that Bible version has chosen not to put Jesus' words in red.
Below is a partial list of Bible versions that have red lettering available in the Bible App and on Bible.com
  • AMP
  • CSB (Chinese Standard Bible)
  • ESV (English Standard Version)
  • KJV (King James Version)
  • MTDS (Mushuj Testamento Diospaj Shimi)
  • NASB (New American Standard Bible)
  • NCV (New Century Version)
  • NIV (New International Version)
  • NKJV (New King James Version)
  • NTV (Nueva Traducción Viviente)
  • TPT (The Passion Translation)
  • VDCC (Versiunea Dumitru Cornilescu Corectată)
  • WEB (World English Bible)
Additional Information
  • On the Bible.com website red lettering is always on if red lettering is available
  • There were no red words in the original manuscripts, so there is no right or wrong way to use red lettering
  • The publisher decides if the words of Jesus should be red
  • Some versions of the Bible have the words of Jesus in red, some do not
  • Among Bible versions that use red lettering there may be some differences in what words appear as red
  • Website (Bible.com) on Bible.com red letters are always on


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