NIV Popular Bible: New International Version

NIV Popular Bible: New International Version


By (author) International Bible Society, Volume editor D. J. Wiseman

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  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Religious
  • Format: Hardback | 1344 pages
  • Dimensions: 139mm x 201mm x 35mm | 700g
  • Publication date: 1 May 1980
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340253827
  • ISBN 13: 9780340253823
  • Sales rank: 845,299

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Acclaimed for its accurate scholarship, its lucid, dignified English and the clarity with which it communicates the timeless truths of Scripture, this Bible features: * topical headings which enhance ease of reading and understanding * poetic passages printed as verse * explanations in the footnotes of original names, measures and phrases * clear, readable print * table of weights and measures The BIBLE GUIDE features: * the Bible at a glance * the land and people of the Bible * well-known events in the life of Jesus * plan of the Bible * key events in the Bible

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Published over 21 years ago, the NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION has become the world's best-selling contemporary Bible translation. More than 100 scholars worked for 15 years to complete it. Their main concern is that the NIV is faithful to the original languages while producing a clear, beautifully written and dignified translation suitable for private and public use.

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'we [Westminster Chapel] have been using it [the NIV] for about fifteen years, and we are extremely happy that it is part of our regular ministry.' -- Dr R. T. KENDALL 'I am frequently asked to read a lesson during a church service, and the NIV seems almost invariably to be the version to be used. Its strength, clarity and dignity strike me each time I read aloud.' -- SIR CLIFF RICHARD, OBE 'Over the past 21 years the NIV has established itself as one of the most widely used and appreciated modern versions of the Bible. The quality of its translation richly deserves this wide recognition and I hope that it will continue to be of equal benefit to many more people in the years to come.' -- The Most Revd and Right Honourable The Lord Archbi