The Amplified Bible/Containing the Amplified Old Testament and the Amplified New Testament (Paperback)

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    When Your Knowledge of the Original Languages of the Bible Is Limited and You Don't Want to Lose Anything in the Translation
    If you want to get all the rich nuances and shades of meaning of the original Bible languages, theAmplified® Bible is for you. No working knowledge of Greek or Hebrew is required—just a desire to know more about what God says in his Word. With its unique system of brackets, parentheses, and italics, theAmplified Bible defines and expands key words and phrases right in the text. Verse by verse, the deeper meaning behind the message of Scripture unfolds as you read. This Bible features other study tools to help you to more clearly understand God’s Word:
    • Uses a unique system of punctuation, italics, references, and synonyms to unlock subtle shades of meaning as found in the original Bible languages
    • Footnotes provide concise historical and archaeological information and devotional insights, plus hundreds of references to select sources and authors
    • Introductions and outlines for every Bible book
    • Bible reading plan
    • Bibliography of the sources cited in the study notes
    • Glossary of the most frequent amplifications in the text
    • Comprehensive concordance with 25,000 entries
    • 8 pages of full-color maps
    • Double-column format
    • Presentation page

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    ISBN 9780310951414
    Genre RELIGION / Biblical Studies / General
    Format Paperback
    Publisher Date 1993-11-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Zondervan
    Copyright Year 1987
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 2.25 in
    Unit weight 2.05 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience College/higher education

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      It was purchase as a gift for a member of my church who was having difficulty understanding the King James Version of the Bible. She seems quite pleased with it. The price was right and would definitely recommend purchase.

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      Easy to read, great explanations and referrals to other books in bible. Would definitely recommend to bible novice.

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    • ~Amazing insight to God's Word~
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      The Amplified Bible is wonderful just to read and let your mind dwell on the things of God. I was hoping for much better page quality. I know, you do get what you pay for! I'm a little disappointed, but think I will eventually end up purchasing this in either a good hardbound copy or bonded leather. I can always gift this one out to a new believer. One of the pluses that I see are that it does have a 192 page concordance! This is very helpful. It also has a per book preface that explains the author, date and outline of the writings. It DOES NOT have the Words of Christ highlighted and I thought that a bit odd. 1985, the Lockman Foundation and Zondervan Publishing House issued the first edition of this translation. After 22 years, they have now issued this version, which is expanded. They hold true to these things: 1. Their publications shall be true to the original Hebrew (Old Testament) and Greek (New Testament). 2. They shall be grammatically correct. 3. They shall be understandable to the masses. 4. They shall five the Lord Jesus His proper place, the place which the Words gives Him. An example of what an Amplified Bible verse is like is the following: ...the Greek word pisteuo, which most other versions render "believe", is quite different in the Amplified version: In the original Greek pisteuo means "to adhere to, cleave to; to trust, to have faith in; to rely on, to depend on." John 11:25 in the Amplified reads "Jesus said to her, I am (Myself) the Resurrection and the Life. Whoever believes in (adhere to, trust in, relies on) Me, although he may die, yet shall he live." So, the reader gains a greater understanding through the use of amplification. I love this version!

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    • Zondervan Amplified Bible
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      Awesome value. Purchased for Divinity students. Will definately be ordering more.

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    • JDRobinson
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      This is my favorite version of The Bible. Very easy to read and provides a better, more in depth understanding of the scriptures. I particularly like this paperback version because I underline, highlight and write in my Bible.

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    • Inspired
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      This work provides a very easy to understand accounting of the Holy Bible. The only drawback is it is softcover and will eventually wear out from being so user friendly as a handy reference tool. Otherwise, it is a great value and a must have.

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