和合本 (CHINESE UNION VERSION BIBLE)
Commissioned by the Shanghai Missionary
Society in 1890 and completed in 1919, the Chinese Union Version (CUV) Bible,
was created by a team of missionaries, Bible experts and Chinese Christians.
Based on the
Revised Version of the King James Version (KJV) Bible, the CUV used simple, spoken
Chinese language that was considered accurate to the original text. Currently
available in both traditional and simplified Chinese, the translation has been
updated with modern punctuation and formatting for improved comprehension. The
Chinese Union Version is the predominant Chinese language translation of the Holy
The Chinese Union Version Bible is public domain.