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A highly-accurate word-for-word Bible translation, drawing on the classic tradition of the Revised Standard Version with Dr JI Packer as General Editor. Includes centre-column cross-references and concordance. The English Standard Version is a completely new translation based on the Revised Standard Version, so that wherever possible it ties in with the traditional and literary forms of words revered down the ages. The translation work has been done by an international team of evangelical scholars concerned only to make it as accurate as possible. So at the same time, its language is entirely up to date and all the latest advances in scholarly thinking have been incorporated. This Bible is essential for anyone who cares about accuracy of translation but doesn't want to compromise on readability. With centre column cross-references as well as a concordance, this first edition of the new English Standard Version Bible is ideal for serious study or devotional reading.
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The English Standard Version is an outstandingly thorough new translation of the Bible in the finest tradition of English Bibles, particularly the King James Version and Revised Standard Version (RSV). With JI Packer heading up the Translation Committee this is a reliable and `essentially literal' translation that is useful for both study and personal devotion.Review:
'Meticulous care and passionate research make the ESV a crisp, accurate, and valuable translation.'Max Lucado"With majesty of language and clarity of thought - the ESV is a grand accomplishment"Dr. Ravi Zacharias, Author and Speaker"We have embraced the ESV as the preaching, teaching, reading and memorizing Bible at our church because, of all the translations I am aware of, it embodies the best balance of literal accuracy and contemporary English readability. I am deeply thankful to God for this translation of the Bible."John Piper, Pastor for Preaching and Vision, Bethlehem Baptist Church"I highly recommend the English Standard Version (ESV) to you"Joni Eareckson Tada, Founder, President, Joni and Friends
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Book Description William Collins, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M000710748X