Printed Version of Spanish Scriptures Now Available

  • 1 July 2016

The updated scriptures for the Church’s Spanish-speaking members are now available at store.lds.orgDistribution Services centers, and Deseret Book.

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  • The First Presidency has stated that “members are not expected to obtain a new set of scriptures as a result of this updated edition.”

“As you prayerfully learn and teach from the scriptures, your testimonies will grow and you will receive greater direction in your daily lives.” —The First Presidency

Today, the Church announced the availability of the updated printed edition of the Latter-day Saint edition of the scriptures in Spanish. The First Presidency announced the digital publication of the Spanish standard works on December 16, 2015, found at escrituras.lds.org and on the Gospel Library mobile application.

Although printed copies of the new edition are available, the First Presidency has stated that “members are not expected to obtain a new set of scriptures as a result of this updated edition.” Because the new edition maintains the same page numbers and font style of the earlier edition, most members will notice little if any difference. This consistency allows members to continue using their current scriptures.

“The scriptures are one of the greatest gifts the Lord has provided to us that we may know His mind and will,” said Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. “This update will help us in regular day-to-day study as well as occasions of more in-depth study of the scriptures. That, in turn, can lead us to better listen to and act upon the promptings of the Spirit.”

Printed copies of the update will be available in the same sizes as previously available. Hardcover, softcover, genuine leather, and simulated leather cover options are available. For the first time, a quadruple combination is available in simulated and genuine leather (see all available options).                                       

Additional information about the updated standard works is available here.  

“This update will help us in regular day-to-day study as well as occasions of more in-depth study of the scriptures,” said Elder Christofferson.

Although printed copies of the new edition are available, the First Presidency has stated that “members are not expected to obtain a new set of scriptures as a result of this updated edition.”