This poet often suggests Bible verses in the poetry he writes. Although he often uses the NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION or the KING JAMES VERSION, he’s found that any reliable Bible translation or paraphrase will give the intended meaning or concept expressed. While each reference in a poem relates to that poem, readers of course may choose to look up a reference or not. But I think it better off if they do and prayerfully consider their message. the Author….Jonathan Caswell