A vibrant and contemporary youth (12+) edition of the English Standard Version of the Bible, the world's fastest-growing Bible translation.
An easy-to-read Bible translation, containing a 40 page colour section at the back with timelines, dictionary of Bible terms, maps, concordance and the complete text of the ESV Bible in a highly readable font size and only one inch thick. This youth edition is ideal for church, school and personal use.
Helpful features included:
* Old Testament and New Testament colour timelines
* Dictionary of Bible terms
* God's Word for me when and about...
* 2 Reading Plans
* Simplified maps
* British English text
* Double-column format with black letter text
* 30-page Concordance
* Gilt page edges
* One inch thick
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
'This is a fine, fresh and faithful translation, combining both elegance and accuracy to bring us a version of the bible that is anything but standard. The ESV brings us a text that is both readable yet scholarly. It is quite simply the best version we have today - clear, simple and illuminating'
Martyn Percy, Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon
'At last a translation that majors on accuracy, combined with a modern, fluent style. I am confident that in time the ESV will become the standard translation for the English speaking
world.' The RT. REV. Wallace Benn, Bishop of Lewes, England
'Meticulous care and passionate research make the ESV a crisp, accurate, and valuable translation.'
Max Lucado, Minister, Oak Hills Church of Christ
'At every level of congregational and individual Christian life, an accurate, consistent, and readable Bible translation is essential. The ESV is all those things'
- William Taylor, St Helen's Bishopsgate
'Dependability. That's the first word that comes to mind when I think of the ESV. Reassuring. That's the first word that comes to my mind when I think of the new Anglicised version! Confidence. That's what every Christian can have when they use this version.'
- Steve Timmis, Acts 29
'The ESV is a dream come true for me. The rightful heir to a great line of historic translations, it provides the continuity and modern accuracy I longed for'
- John Piper