English Standard Version (ESV)

The English Standard Version (ESV) is an "essentially literal" translation of the Bible in contemporary English. Created by a team of more than 100 leading evangelical scholars and pastors, the ESV Bible emphasizes "word-for-word" accuracy, literary excellence, and depth of meaning.

It is a suited for personal reading, public worship, in-depth study, and Scripture memorisation.

You can watch a short documentary about the history of the English Standard Version here: https://vimeo.com/296936005