The contents of this bible are amazing. Unfortunately I bought the Hardcover version and it is a terrible quality. The cover itself is not strong enough for the heaviness. The pages are super thin and you can see the printing on the other side. I just wish it was a more durable bible because I love it so much. Will have to watch and maybe try the leather bound at a later date.
I absolutely love the CONTENT of this Bible. I love the intelligent, thorough study of God's Word. This is exactly what women of God need today in our Christian culture. These women have done an incredible job of providing great study helps, hard questions, word study, diagrams, and charts!! (In fact, I love the content of this bible so much that I went ahead and bought Dorothy Patterson's OT and NT Commentaries just so I could read what she has written! By the way, those are also a worthwhile investment!)
However, in my 2014 Hardcover edition, the colored, thin paper, faint text, and blocks of darker shading on many pages make for a horrible amount of bleed-through that makes it nearly impossible for me to read it. This is one of the worst Bibles I've ever seen--only in this regard. Have they printed a more readable copy of this bible?
Please let me know, because I want to buy it, and share this valuable resource with other women!
I love this Bible. It's not too big nor too small. Although I have not really sat down and gone through it, I did flip through and it has all of the chapters of both the Old and New Testament. I put in my Index Tabs last night. I feel it is missing some extra things from traditional study bibles (I have an NIV study bible) but, the Hard Questions, the side bar info - great. I have no problems reading this with my glasses on. I'm even thinking of getting the indexed one as a gift to my cousin. I recommend. this.
I can't say enough good things about this Bible. It is beautifully done with lovely bluish green pages and very pretty fonts. It is very informative in ways to study the Bible, with helps for reading through the Bible and developing your own quiet time. One of my favorite things in this Bible is the special sections that give you information on great women of the Bible. They also include a timeline at the beginning of each book with a detailed outline of what the book is about.
I was very pleased with this translation. I am normally a KJV reader but this version was refreshing and easy to read without taking away from the truth of Scripture.
I was very pleased with this Bible and would most definitely give this as a gift and recommend it to others.
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