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Comparative Study Parallel/Rev-KJV/AMP/NAS/NIV-HC [Hardcover]

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Item Specifications...

Pages   3264
Dimensions:   Length: 9.79" Width: 6.24" Height: 2.51"
Weight:   4.51 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 1999
Publisher   Zondervan Publishing
ISBN  0310903335  
EAN  9780310903338  
UPC  025986903336  

Bible Binding: Hardcover
Color: Full Color
Point/Type Size: 8.00
Version: PAR


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Item Description...
Overview
A superb Bible study tool just got even better. The Comparative Study Bible takes the complete texts of four popular Bibles'each acclaimed for its distinctive translational features'and sets them side-by-side for fast, easy comparison. And now, this revised version offers important updates that make it more useful than ever.

The Comparative Study Bible features the updated 1995 edition of the New American Standard Bible, the most recent edition of the Amplified Bible, trimmer design, and an updated cover for an attractive, contemporary appeal. Turn to the Comparative Study Bible when you want to consult:


New International Version'The world's leading contemporary translation, renowned for its accuracy and ease of understanding, communicates the meaning of the original writers in a 'thought-for-thought' translation.New American Standard Bible'The most widely used literal translation is the translation of choice for Bible readers who prefer a word-for-word approach. The updated NASB has been refined for a smoother read.


Amplified Bible'This unique approach expands on the basic Bible text with added synonyms, explanatory notes in parentheses, a unique system of punctuation, italics, and references'unlocking subtle shades of meaning as found in the original Greek and Hebrew languages.


King James Version'Beloved by Christians for centuries, the King James Version is known for its poetic, dignified presentation of Scripture in 17th century English.

Publishers Description
Four popular translations in one convenient volume*NIV, King James Version, NASB Updated, and Amplified side-by-side*A powerful resource for studying God's word*Clear, easy-to-read printWhen you don't want to lose anything in the translation, the Comparative Study Bible is a tool that lets you explore all the rich nuances and shades of meaning in the Bible text without having to learn the original biblical languages. It sets four popular translations side-by-side for you to compare and contrast: the trustworthiness and versatility of the New International Version, the time-honored authority of the King James Version, the word-for-word accuracy of the New American Standard Bible, Updated Edition, and the scholarly detail of the Amplified Bible.Passages and verses from the four versions are aligned in parallel columns on facing pages for ease of study. Each translation offers insight on different facets of meaning in the text, giving you the benefit of the work of different groups of scholars to help you understand and interpret the Bible for yourself. The Amplified Bible helps you take your study a step further, offering a format that gives you access to the shades of meaning in the original Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic. A valuable resource for gaining insight into scriptural truths, the Comparative Study Bible helps you compare translations at a glance and is an excellent resource for in-depth Bible study.Bringing New Meaning To Your Bible StudyFeatures include: Each two-page spread contains a complete Scripture portion from these versions: New International VersionKing James VersionNew American Standard Bible, UpdatedAmplified BibleDouble-column format8-point typeYou don't have to take a Greek or Hebrew class to enjoy the benefits of understanding the nuances and meanings of biblical words and phrases. The Comparative Study Bible brings four popular translations together into one convenient volume. Featuring the bestselling New International version, the classic King James Version, the 1995 New American Standard Bible, Updated, and the Amplified Bible, this parallel Bible helps you compare and contrast the strengths of four of the most trusted translations. And the special features of the Amplified Bible help you unlock the original meaning of key words and phrases.When you want to study the Bible in depth, comparing different Bible translations helps you discover the different nuances of meaning in the text. The translation committees for each Bible version chose different ways of translating the original Scripture texts into English. By comparing them, you can get a more complete understanding of what the original writers intended without having to learn Hebrew, Aramaic, or Greek. Emphasizing the importance of the words the original writers used, as well as their context, the Comparative Study Bible gives you access to translations that allow you to read the Bible without commentary, yet enables you to compare key words that expand on what the text is saying.The word-for-word translations of the King James Version and the New American Standard Bible, Updated, let you see English rendering of the words the original Bible authors used, while the New International Version represents the best balance of word-for-word and thought-for-thought translation, communicating the meaning more clearly to modern readers. And the Amplified Bible's unique system of punctuation, italics, and references helps you take your study a step further, allowing you to unlock subtle shades of meaning found in the original languages. The Comparative Study Bible offers easy access to four distinctive translations in clear, easy-to-read print.Comparative Study Bible includes: New International Version: Today's bestselling translation, offering a unique combination of scholarly accuracy and easy readability. The balance of word-for-word and thought-for-thought approach to translation allows today's r

Community Description
Comparative Study Bible
by Zondervan

Bible Translation: MULTIPLE TRANSLATIONS
Ages: 16 & Up
Binding: Hardcover, Printed
Paper Edge Description: White
Page Count: 3264
Size: 6.5 in. wide x 9.5 in. high x 2.5 in. deep (Metric:165 mm x 241 mm x 63 mm)
Book & Bible Cover Size: Large
Weight: 2035 gm

Features Included in This Product:

Parallel and Interlinear

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More About Zondervan

Zondervan Publishing Zondervan is an American international Christian media and publishing company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Zondervan is a founding member of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA).

Zondervan was founded in 1931 in Grandville, MI, a suburb of Grand Rapids, by brothers Peter ("P.J.", "Pat") and Bernard (Bernie) Zondervan, who were the nephews of publisher William B. Eerdmans. The company began in the Zondervans' farmhouse and originally dealt with selling remainders and publishing public domain works. The first book it published was Women of the Old Testament by Abraham Kuyper, in 1933.

Within a few years Zondervan developed titles of its own, and began publishing Bible editions. The Berkeley Version appeared in 1959, and the Amplified Bible in 1965. The NIV New Testament was published in partnership with the International Bible Society in 1973, and the complete NIV Bible appeared in 1978.

The company was bought by HarperCollins, a division of News Corp, in 1988, and is the company's principal Christian book publishing division.

Zondervan also publishes many other books by Christian authors focusing on topics of interest to Christians. In the 1970s it published The Late Great Planet Earth by Hal Lindsey, which has sold more than 30 million copies. They are also known for the Bible storytelling books of Ethel Barrett, Joni by quadriplegic Joni Eareckson Tada, Baptist minister and author Rick Warren's The Purpose Driven Life, which has sold more than 35 million copies, Sacred Marriage, the modern marriage classic by Gary Thomas (author), and Rob Bell, author of Velvet Elvis and presenter of NOOMA. NOOMA is a series of short spiritual films. In 2004, Zondervan expanded to include Renee Altson, Shane Claiborne, Sarah Raymond Cunningham and Margaret Feinberg, authors writing for young readers.

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excellent resource  Mar 22, 2007
This Bible is an excellent way to get 4 of the best Bible translations all together in one place. It makes it very simple to compare verses without having four separate Bibles open. I plan on taking it to Bible College with me this fall in order to save space that would have been needed for four separate Bibles. The burgandy leather cover is very nice. My only negative comment would be the small print, but I realize that with four complete translations, it would end up being a huge book if the print were larger.
 
A great Bible for study  Jan 30, 2007
With four Bibles on each page, it is a very good way to study the Bible and have a more complete idea of what each verse means in everyday terms. The Amplified Bible gives an expanded view of each verse and helps to understand what the other versions mean. I highly recommend.
 
WOW!  Jan 29, 2007
I originally started looking for a Bible that would help with studying - side by side comparison to get a better flavor of the Word. One night, I had four or five Bibles lined up trying to dig in to a passage and thought - this is really clumsy, the pages don't match up and it was difficult to jump between Bibles and not lose track! SO this four translation Bible is a really great solution!! It's really great to have at Bible study.
It's easy to use, King James version on the left - all the print is easily readable (I've got some friends in their sixties and seventies who have no problem with the typeface), it fits into a extra large Bible cover in case you're wondering and weighs about two pounds.
Also - this site's service was really wonderful, the super saver shipping actually arrived more quickly than I anticipated - and all was in good condition! I am very impressed.
 
Great  Jan 17, 2007
Excellent for self or group study. I bought this as a gift for my boyfriend. This enables him to read his preferred translation and still have access to my preferred translation when we read together. It is always nice to have a KJV to reference when in question of something.
 
Awesome  Jan 9, 2007
This is awesome to get all translations in one place. It's much easier to read than you think (all the columns line up between all the translations). Highly recommended!
 

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