Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
- What is the mission of the American Bible Society?
- How long has the American Bible Society been in existence?
- How can I pay for my order from Bibles.com?
- How long does it usually take to receive my order within the U.S.?
- What are your shipping and handling fees for order shipments?
- What if I need my order in a hurry?
- Do you collect sales tax?
- What if I am unhappy with my order?
- What is your complete return policy?
- Do you offer discounts for volume purchases?
- Do you offer any customizing or special imprinting on Scripture?
- Once I place my order with Bibles.com, what will you do with my personal information?
- Can I resell American Bible Society Scripture products?
- What is your back order policy?
- How can I have a copy of the American Bible Society's Scripture resource catalog sent to me?
- Is it safe to order via Bibles.com?
What is the mission of the American Bible Society?
The mission of the American Bible Society is to make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford so all people may experience its life-changing message.Back to Top
How long has the American Bible Society been in existence?
We are proud to say that we have been in existence since 1816.Back to Top
How can I pay for my order from Bibles.com?
When you place an order on-line at Bibles.com, you can pay for your order with either: Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover card. You can also fax your order, with credit card number and authorized signature to: 1-866-570-1777
We also accept checks and money orders for these alternative methods of ordering:
By phone at: 1-800-32-BIBLE within the U.S. 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (This is a Toll Free number)
By standard mail:American Bible Society
PO Box 2854
Tulsa OK 74101-9921Back to Top
How long does it usually take to receive my order within the U.S.?
Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.Back to Top
What if I need my order in a hurry?
Please call us at 1-800-32-BIBLE for Express shipping rates and information. Please note: Express shipping is only available within the United States.Back to Top
Do you collect sales tax?
In certain states we are required to collect sales tax. Applicable sales tax corresponds to residents in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.Back to Top
What if I am unhappy with my order?
The American Bible Society is happy to offer a "Satisfaction Guaranteed" policy where if you are not completely satisfied with your order, please call 1-800-32-BIBLE for return or refund authorization within 90 days of receipt of order.
For the complete return policy of the American Bible Society, please refer to the Return Policy page.Back to Top
Do you offer discounts for volume purchases?
If you are interested in purchasing ABS Scripture products in large quantities, you may be entitled to discounts. For more information, please visit the Volume Purchasers page.
American Bible Society representatives are prepared to work directly with churches, denominational headquarters, the military, correctional institutions and a wide variety of other ministries. They are available to provide personal service for Volume Purchasers. Call us toll free at 1-888-239-3976.Back to Top
Do you offer any customizing or special imprinting on Scripture?
Specialty printing of Bibles and New Testaments is available, allowing customization of the outside and inside cover of many American Bible Society Scriptures, and/or the insertion of additional pages that would tell others about a particular ministry. (Minimum orders of 1,000 Bibles or 2,000 New Testaments are required).
For information regarding Volume Purchasing or Specialty Printing, please contact us at 1-888-239-3976.Back to Top
Once I place my order with Bibles.com, what will you do with my personal information?
Any customer information stemming from Scripture sales orders placed with the American Bible Society will remain confidential.
We do not rent, swap or sell our internal customer database/mailing list.
From time to time we will offer an American Bible Society catalog or promotional vehicle to that internal list of customers, unless we are asked not to by that particular customer.Back to Top
Can I resell American Bible Society Scripture products?
American Bible Society editions of the Holman Christian Standard Bible, New King James Version, New Revised Standard Version, New American Standard Bible, New International Version and New Jerusalem Bible cannot be sold to bookstores and/or for commercial resale due to contractual agreements with commercial publishers.Back to Top
What is your back order policy?
If an item is temporarily out of stock, we will inform you within 30 days when we expect shipment.Back to Top
How can I have a copy of the American Bible Society's Scripture resource catalog sent to me?
Would you like a copy of our latest print catalog? If so simply e-mail your name and complete address to CustomerService@bibles.com or call us at 1-800-32-BIBLE within the U.S. and we will rush a copy out to you, free of charge!Back to Top
Is it safe to order via Bibles.com?
Yes. Our Bibles.com web site utilizes a standard secure server and is a secure site.
On your screen you should be able to see a "key lock" icon located in the bottom right corner of your browser. That would indicate that the site is secure.
If you are not seeing that icon, please contact us before ordering so we can investigate why you are not viewing our website as secure.Back to Top