The full text and notes of the NIV Study Bible, carefully adapted to the NASB translation by Dr. Ken Boa and thoroughly reviewed by Dr. Ken Barker, NIV Study Bible General Editor.Publishers Description
The most comprehensive NASB study Bible available *Over 20,000 in-text notes *More than 100,000 center-column references *Comprehensive study helps Headline A Complete Resource Library at Your Fingertips The Zondervan NASB Study Bible is the most comprehensive, up-to-date study Bible available in the New American Standard Bible translation. It is the first study Bible published in the Updated NASB, and combines the best in biblical scholarship with today s most literal English translation. Features include: *Over 20,000 in-text notes adapted from the bestselling Zondervan NIV Study Bible *Center-column reference system with more than 100,000 references *Book introductions and outlines *Harmony of the Gospels *Articles on Wisdom Literature, the Minor Prophets, the Synoptic Gospels, the Pastoral Letters, and the General Letters, plus the ethics of war and historical information on the period between the Testaments *80 in-text maps and charts *23 pages of full-color maps and timelines *Subject and study note indexes *Comprehensive NASB concordance *Words of Christ in red *8-page presentation section *Double-column format Presenting the NASB study Bible you ve always wished someone would publish. The Zondervan NASB Study Bible is hands-down the most comprehensive, up-to-date study Bible available in the New American Standard Bible translation. Combining this widely respected, word-for-word approach with study tools that represent the best in conservative scholarship, reading the Zondervan NASB Study Bible is like having a complete resource library at your fingertips. At the heart of the Zondervan NASB Study Bible is its abundance of in-text study notes. Over 20,000 notes, adapted from the bestselling Zondervan NIV Study Bible, draw on the knowledge of today s leading experts to provide valuable commentary right where you need it. No need to flip pages to obtain important insights on biblical words, verses, and passages. An exclusive, center-column reference system guides your study with over 100,000 references. In-text maps give you an instant feel for biblical geography. An extensive NASB concordance guides you swiftly to key verses and study resources. And there s much, much more. If you re an NASB lover, this is the study Bible you ve been waiting for. Contemporary. Comprehensive. Easy to use. And remarkably practical. The Zondervan NASB Study Bible is a premiere study Bible designed for in-depth study, accuracy, and ease of use. The New American Standard Revised Bible In the 1880s the King James Version became the basis for the English Revised Version. The American counterpart was published in 1901 as the American Standard Version. The ASV has been highly regarded for its scholarship and accuracy. By the middle of the twentieth century, the Lockman Foundation, a non-profit Christian corporation in La Habra, California, felt an urgent need to preserve these and other lasting values of the ASV by incorporating recent discoveries of Hebrew and Greek textual sources and rendering them into more current English. The Lockman Foundation published the Gospel of John in 1960, all four Gospels as a unit in 1962, the New Testament in 1963, and the entire Bible in 1971. The NASB represented a conservative, literal approach to translation. While this translation followed the principles used in the ASV, the NASB should be viewed as a new translation rather than merely an update of the ASV. The Lockman Foundation completed an update of the NASB in 1995. The translation team carefully adhered to the principles of literal translation and made no attempt to interpret Scripture through translation. The result was the most literal translation that s both accurate and readable."
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.48" Width: 6.48" Height: 1.77"
Weight: 3.05 lbs.
Release Date Jan 6, 2000
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Bible Binding: Hardcover
Point/Type Size: 8.90
Concordance: Yes - Built In Concordance
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|NASB Study Bible, Zondervan. Mar 26, 2007|
|Sooner or later, any serious student of the Bible will want to be able to examine more than one translation. At a minimum, one will want a version that has been translated in what is considered the most "literal" manner, using the "word for word" approach, and another that has been translated utilizing the "thought for thought" (or "sense for sense") approach. There will be merit in comparing both types and some homework before making purchases is a very good idea. It is widely considered that the NASB is the most 'literal' English language Bible available, at this writing, but the ESV is highly regarded and the NKJV is also quite literal, though less so than the NASB and the ESV. The most popular "thought for thought" translation (at least among Protestants) is the NIV. Having used the NIV, and secondarily the NKJV, for several years, I recently decided to purchase the Zondervan NASB Study Bible, and have immediately been very happy with it.|
At the time I purchased the Z[NASB]SB, I was involved in studies of Genesis and Hebrews. Studies of theses books are quite theologically foundational. Hebrews is the most purely theological of NT books (teaching, for example, creation ex nihilo), and Genesis, though its language is often anthropomorphic, mysterious, and figurative, is one of the great theological books of the OT (the wisdom writings, particularly Job, Psalms, and Ecclesiastes, are the most purely theological of the Bible). The connections that Hebrews makes with Genesis are very important to Christological studies and a good study Bible should not fail to highlight and amplify these connections. Would the Zondervan NASB Study Bible adequately explain the mysterious (almost Gandalf-like) Melchizedek account of Genesis 14 in terms of its reappearance in Psalm 110, and particularly as these accounts are focused on Christ in Hebrews 7? The center column cross-references and margin notes in Hebrews indeed made the connections and provided brief but excellent commentary. The big picture was brought into view; a curious and attentive reader would easily be equipped to make the important connections. My NASB Study Bible had passed its first test with honors.
Being generally quite happy with the ZNASBSB, I hesitate to offer any negative comments or questionings, but there is always room for improvement when translating the Bible (so long as humans are translating for humans, this will continue to be the case). Zondervan has recycled their study notes from their NIV Study Bible, only changing the translation wording as is necessary, the notes are otherwise the same. There is not necessarily anything wrong with this, but the buyer might be aware of this when comparing this Bible to, say, and ESV study Bible.
|Good Word Mar 22, 2007|
|The bible I ordered came in perfect condition. I love everything about it. The study notes are clear and concise. The print is easy to read.|
|Wonderful study Bible Mar 9, 2007|
|This Study bible is amazing! it has pictures of for instance Herods temple, etc. The study notes are exhaustive. The Binding is also top grade quality. The leather is beautiful. Definatly worth the investment. I know it is for me|
|The best Bible for the price! Nov 9, 2006|
|I prefer the NASB for study, and this is the best study Bible for the price I have found. I have been giving this Bible to new members in our church and they have really enjoyed having commentary and other info they can understand. |
|Content perfect; package could be better.... Mar 22, 2006|
|Zondervan has done a terrific job with this edition of the NASB. The study notes and supplements are truly top-notch. This if particularly important since the NASB, while the most accurate translation in the English language, is somewhat difficult to understand. The only downside is the cheap, substandard paper used to print this edition. Because of its semi-transparency, extended reading is difficult and tiresome. |
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