Character study

So AP could have headlined the Creation, but was beaten by the One Great Wire Editor.

Q. Is there an AP standard for the approximate length of a headline? – from Warrensburg, Mo. on Mon, Oct 03, 2016

A. AP stories carry two headlines for clients’ varying needs %u2013 a short one with no more than 60 characters and a longer, or extended, one with a maximum of 94 characters.

(AP’s Ask the Editor)

Parallel Verses
New International Version
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

New Living Translation
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

English Standard Version
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

 

New American Standard Bible
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

King James Bible
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

 

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

International Standard Version
In the beginning, God created the universe.

 

NET Bible
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

New Heart English Bible
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

GOD’S WORD® Translation
In the beginning God created heaven and earth.

 

JPS Tanakh 1917
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

 

New American Standard 1977
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

Jubilee Bible 2000
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

King James 2000 Bible
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

 

American King James Version
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

 

American Standard Version
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the beginning God created heaven, and earth.

 

Darby Bible Translation
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

English Revised Version
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

 

Webster’s Bible Translation
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

 

World English Bible
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

 

Young’s Literal Translation
In the beginning of God’s preparing the heavens and the earth —

 

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