The ESV Literary Study Bible
- NIV-New International Version
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- NASB-New American Standard
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- NIrV-New International Readers Version
- NRSV-New Revised Standard Version
- CEB-Common English Bible
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- ICB-International Children's Bible
- God's Word
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- NASB update-New American Standard Update
- NCV-New Century Version
- NVI-Nueva Version Internacional
- RVR-Reina Valera
- The Voice
- TNIV-Today's New International Version
- With Apocrypha
- NLV-New Life Version
- TEV-Today's English Version
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- Book Introductions
- Book Outlines
- Character Profiles
- Family Record Page
- Gilded Edges
- Gold Gilding
- Harmony of the Gospels
- Magnetic Flap
- Note Pages
- Other Helps
- Plan of Salvation
- Presentation Page
- Ribbon Marker
- Self-Pronouncing Text
- Silver Gilding
- Snap Flap
- Table of Weights & Measures
- Thumb Index
- Topical Index
- Two or More Ribbon Markers
- w / Apocrypha / Deuterocanonicals
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The ESV Literary Study Bible highlights the literary features of each book of the Bible and to each section within each book. This emphasis on the Bible's story lines, complex characters, historical settings, literary genres, motifs, theological themes, imagery, and important terms, makes the Bible come alive with greater clarity and impact.
With thousands of insightful notes it helps you understand God's Word more fully—in all its richness and beauty. This one-of-a-kind study Bible is an indispensable tool for the classroom, private devotional reading, and for use in group Bible studies.
- Introductions to each Bible book
- Introduction to 12 litereary features of the Bible
- Extensive notes by a literary expert and a Bible expositor
- Tips for reading and analyzing each passage
- Glossary of literary terms
- One-year Bible reading plan
- 8.5-point text size
- 9.25" x 6.25" x 1.75"
- Online access to the ESV Literary Study Bible available
Number of Pages: 2016
Vendor: Good News Publishers
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 9.75 X 6.5 X 1.75 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Text Layout: Single Column
Text Size: 9-10 Point
Text Color: Black Letter
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Combining thousands of insightful notes with the complete ESV Bible text, the Literary Study Bible helps readers understand God's Word more fully, in all its richness and beauty.
Brian ValentineAtlanta, GAAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Outstanding BibleJune 1, 2014Brian ValentineAtlanta, GAAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I read this Bible every day. As someone who didn't pay much attention in English class through high school and college, this Study Bible is a real eye-opener! The short comments before each section of scripture describing the literary features are very helpful. They help me read the text as the author meant them to be read. Thank for this amazing, very helpful Bible.
Matthew BulfinchMansfield, OHAge: 45-54Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5A few minor defectsJanuary 20, 2014Matthew BulfinchMansfield, OHAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4I recall one reviewer who said the book was basically falling apart. I don't have the problem, although one of the pages was cut incorrectly (a little extra paper was sticking out, it was easy to cut off with scissors). I didn't think I'd like the fact that there was only commentary at the beginning of the books of the Bible, but since I'm in an English 101 course, I'm actually finding it quite useful. I wouldn't use this for "hardcore" study, but it's a decent Bible overall. The study notes relay more to the literary features of the Bible (i.e. genre, archetypes, and the literary definition of "rhetoric"), NOT study notes per-se. If I've just confused, you, think if it this way: this Bible would be a great Bible for a literature class (or the English 101 class I'm in now)
marikay5 Stars Out Of 5April 2, 2013marikayQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I love it I use it for bible study thank you for offering it
J WilsonRickman, TNAge: 35-44Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Love It!! Highly Recommend This Reader's Bible!!October 6, 2012J WilsonRickman, TNAge: 35-44Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This was given to me by a friend, and I am so thankful.
First of all I love the single-column format, it reads more like a book.
It doesn't have thousands of notes...a point which I like. In-depth notes have their place, but can tend to be rather distracting from the Word. The short commentary is just before each book and chapter, so it doesn't distract as you're reading the text. Great for reading straight through.
The print size is great for me, even though I wear glasses.
The overall size is not too bulky and big, just right to carry to church or wherever.
The quality seems good, especially for the low price.
I just received this bible, but believe understanding the literary style will really help in understanding the text.
Overall I would highly recommend this bible to anyone that is looking for an excellent reader's bible.
auntieK.C. MO areaAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Purchased as a gift, presented beautifullyJune 26, 2012auntieK.C. MO areaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5A lovely tool to assist growth and knowledge. It is a gift for my husband and he is enjoying it.