The natural successor to the King James Version. The ESV is an essentially literal Bible translation that combines word-for-word precision and accuracy with literary excellence, beauty and readability. If you are thinking of changing from your existing Bible translation, the ESV with its timeless quality and enduring relevance could be a great choice. This new ESV edition with British text and words of Christ in red is ideal for individuals and churches and makes a perfect gift.Features* The words spoken by Christ highlighted in red text* 32 pages of full colour illustrations and maps, illustrated in precise accurate detail - bringing a fresh insight and in-depth understanding to the sites and events of the Bible* The rich and elegant writing of the King James version - but in its most readable and modern form* A comprehensive concordance* British text Endorsements"The ESV has transformed my personal reading of Scripture. My private Bible study has been so much better since I changed over to the ESV. Readable, theologically accurate-the ESV is surely the Bible for our times."Christopher CatherwoodAuthor and Speaker, Cambridge, England"The ESV is my translation of choice.
I use it both for my personal study and when I preach and teach...It is the primary translation we use in the worship services at our church...I love it because of the translators' commitment to accuracy and it's very readable...My walk with the Lord and my ministry have been enriched and blessed through this wonderful translation."Dr. Crawford W. Loritts, Jr.Author, Speaker, Radio Host, Sr. Pastor, Fellowship Bible Church, Roswell, Georgia