A concordance is an important tool for studying the Bible. This book serves as an index to essential words occurring in the New Revised Standard Version: Catholic Edition. Its compact size makes it convenient to use and easy to carry. Use this concordance to locate Bible verses, to study Bible themes, and to understand the different ways a particular world is used throughout the Bible. This concordance has been created by Saint Mary's Press, the same people who brought you The Catholic Youth Bible. The selection of key words and verses, in an effective format and a manageable size, will help you find the most important Bible passages. Here are some of the features you will find in this concordance: coverage of all 73 books of the New Revised Standard Version: Catholic edition, the translation preferred by many Bible scholars; more than 675 essential key words highlighted in three columns; more that 9,500 Bible verses identified.