|Hardcover - Full Color
|Hardcover - Full Color
The ESV is an "essentially literal" translation that seeks as far as possible to capture the precise wording of the original text and the personal style of each Bible writer. As such, its emphasis is on "word-for-word" correspondence, at the same time taking into account differences of grammar, syntax, and idiom between current literary English and the original languages. Thus it seeks to be transparent to the original text, letting the reader see as directly as possible the structure and meaning of the original.
Throughout the Bible as a whole, we have sought to capture the echoes and overtones of meaning that are so abundantly present in the original texts. As an essentially literal translation, then, the ESV seeks to carry over every possible nuance of meaning in the original words of Scripture into our own language. As such, it is ideally suited for in-depth study of the Bible. (FROM THE CROSSWAY BOOKS WEBSITE)
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.74" Width: 5.88" Height: 1.63"
Weight: 2 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2001
Publisher GOOD NEWS PUBLISHING #65
Bible Binding: Cloth
Color: Full Color
Point/Type Size: 9.50
Concordance: Yes - Built In Concordance
Availability 0 units.
Reviews - What do our customers think?
|a great premium thin, easy read bible Dec 20, 2008|
|The convenient size and high quality, as well as text size is really nice on this Bible. I highly recommend this one for a durable copy of God's word that is great to carry with you.|
|I love this Bible Nov 26, 2008|
|Great size that I can carry with me anywhere, and I love the quality of the cover. The color and detail are great.|
|ESV Classic Study Bible Nov 17, 2008|
|I really enjoying this bible translation, and it also contains a solid accordance. I would reccomend this bible to anyone. |
|Accurate and Attractive Oct 5, 2008|
|The ESV seems to be a very accurate translation. It does not always read like contemporary English, but sometimes that's an advantage because it makes one stop and think about what one is reading. I really appreciate the way Crossway has some beautiful covers for these Bibles. I'd gotten tired of black and burgundy!|
|ESV BIBLE Sep 22, 2008|
|I love the little Bible and its color. The print is very small so wouldn't advise for the elderly, but is wonderful to fit in the purse or pocket. Very nice quality.|
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