Parallel study bibles come in all different kinds. They are great for comparing how words are translated in different Bible versions. Each Bible translation is laid out side by side in columns. Parallel study bibles typically compare either two or four versions of the Bible. You can get a parallel study bible in almost any number of combinations but the most common versions that are included are the NIV, KJV, NKJV, NASB, NLT, and the Amplified version.
Parallel bibles are also known as comparative bibles because they are used to compare different Bible versions.