This was purchased as a gift for a new Christian. I chose this for it's ease of understanding. I also wanted something to help make the content applicable as opposed to just a story or a set of rules. I believe that NKJV Lief Application Study Bible was the perfect gift.
This Bible is great for in-depth study. The footnotes are helpful in gaining a better understanding of each verse and the character profiles help flesh out the people in the stories. The study notes are also useful for background and history.
All around, this is a great Bible for personal or group study.