An attractive, compact edition of the English Standard Version of the Bible; the world’s fastest-growing Bible translation. Ideal as a gift or for personal use.
This chestnut-brown edition features a protective zipper and is perfect for reading on the move. Its many helpful features include:
· British English Text
· Compact, portable size
· Double-column format with black letter text
· Protective zipper
· Presentation page
· Ribbon marker
· Gilt page edges
The English Standard Version is a great choice for personal reading and study, for private devotions and family prayers, and for teaching, preaching, and worship. An ‘essentially literal’ translation, the ESV Bible combines word-for-word accuracy with readability, literary excellence, and depth of meaning. More than 100 of the world’s leading Bible scholars and teachers were involved in creating the ESV Bible. Trusted worldwide, the ESV is a treasure for life.
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‘This is a fine, fresh and faithful translation, combining both elegance and accuracy to bring us a version of the bible that is anything but standard. The ESV brings us a text that is both readable yet scholarly. It is quite simply the best version we have today – clear, simple and illuminating‘
MARTYN PERCY, Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon
At last a translation that majors on accuracy, combined with a modern, fluent style. I am confident that in time the ESV will become the standard translation for the English-speaking world.’
THE RT. REV. WALLACE BENN, Bishop of Lewes, England
‘Meticulous care and passionate research make the ESV a crisp, accurate, and valuable translation.’
MAX LUCADO, Minister, Oak Hills Church of Christ
‘The ESV satisfies the preaching memorizing, studying and reading needs of our church, from children to adults.’
JOHN PIPER, Pastor for Preaching and Vision, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota
First published in 2001, The ESV Bible carries forward the trusted legacy of the Bible in English – the legacy established first in the Tyndale New Testament (1526) and the KJV Bible (1611). With this legacy as the foundation, the ESV reflects the beauty and majesty of the original languages, first captured centuries ago by these early Bible translations.
But the ESV also provides the most recent evangelical Christian Bible scholarship and enduring readability for today. The ESV translation process itself was based on the trusted principles of essentially literal translation – combining word-for-word accuracy with readability and literary excellence.
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