An attractive, compact edition of the English Standard Version of the Bible; the world's fastest-growing Bible translation. Ideal as a gift or for personal use. This purple edition features a protective zipper and is perfect for reading on the move. Its many helpful features include: * British English Text * Compact, portable size * Double-column format with black letter text * Concordance * Protective zipper * Presentation page * Ribbon marker * Gilt page edges The English Standard Version is a great choice for personal reading and study, for private devotions and family prayers, and for teaching, preaching, and worship. An 'essentially literal' translation, the ESV Bible combines word-for-word accuracy with readability, literary excellence, and depth of meaning. More than 100 of the world's leading Bible scholars and teachers were involved in creating the ESV Bible. Trusted worldwide, the ESV is a treasure for life.