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Holy Bible: King James Version

(Paperback)

This paperback edition of the King James Version of the Bible includes a brief introduction, a Bible overview chart, Bible-in-a-year schedule, book summaries, maps, overviews, and an explanation of words which have changed meaning over time.

Language: English
Format: Paperback
Length: 864 pages
Weight: 430 g
Dimensions: 13 x 21 cm

Sterling Midsize Edition

Length: 1,568 pages
Weight: 565 g
Dimensions: 19.05 × 12.38 cm

Sterling Midsize Edition

Length: 1,568 pages
Weight: 595 g
Dimensions: 19.05 × 12.38 cm

First printed in 1611, the King James Version of the Bible set a standard for the English language and for Bible translations. It has brought comfort and guidance to millions of people for generations.

Mary Baker Eddy referred to the Bible as her only textbook and referenced it many times throughout her writings.

At its core, this popular Bible inspires an understanding of God’s unfailing goodness and humanity’s innate spirituality.

Holy Bible, King James Version – Sterling Edition

(Paperback, untabbed; or paperback, thumb-tab indexed; or hardcover, thumb-tab indexed)

1,568 pages.
Dimensions: 15.24cm x 22.86cm

Available in:

  • Paperback, plain (untabbed). Weight: 879 g
  • Paperback, thumb-tab indexed. Weight: 879 g
  • Hardcover, thumb-tab indexed. Weight: 1.048 kg

Holy Bible, King James Version – Sterling Edition

(Pocket-sized – paperback or hardcover)

1,568 pages
Page dimensions: 9.2cm x 13.6cm

Available in:

  • Pocket hardcover. Weight: 352 g
  • Pocket paperback. 
    Weight: 304 g

This is an untabbed Bible

The Bible, King James Version, Newtype Edition

(Cloth hardcover, thumb-tab indexed)

Larger edition, with wide margins and large type.

Blue cloth, hardcover book with pink dust jacket. Indexed.

While supplies last.

Language: English
Weight: 936 g
Dimensions: 14.7cm x 21.5cm
Length: 1,546 pages

Holy Bible, King James Version – Sterling Edition

(Leather, thumb-tab indexed)

Dark blue genuine leather, thumb-tab indexed, 1,568 pages.

With silver-edged pages and ribbon bookmark. Boxed.

Dimensions: 15.24cm x 22.86cm

Weight: 1.077 kg

Holy Bible, King James Version – Sterling Reader's Edition

(Cloth hardcover, thumb-tab indexed)

Language: English

Hardcover – navy blue cloth with silver foil stamp

Thumb-tab indexed

Weight: 1.423 kg
Dimensions: 18.73cm x 26.67cm
Length: 1,552 pages
Font size: approx 12 pt

The New Testament in Modern English

(Paperback)

Dynamic, down-to-earth language brings energy to this inspiring paraphrase of the New Testament. Featuring a sense of the freshness and vigor that the original Greek had for the earliest converts, the book includes an introduction, notes, index, and contextual maps.

Language: English
Format: Paperback
Length: 558 pages
Weight: 450 g
Dimensions: 13 x 18 cm

The Oxford Annotated Bible, New Revised Standard Version, 5th Edition

(Hardcover)

This Bible features extensive annotations providing historical and cultural context. It includes maps, a glossary, an abbreviated concordance, timelines, and various essays.

The NRSV translation continues in the tradition of the King James Bible. As described in the Preface, it accounts for the “development of biblical studies and the discovery of many biblical manuscripts,” and is “essentially a literal translation” that introduces changes “as are warranted on the basis of accuracy, clarity, euphony, and current English usage.” 

Language: English
Format: Hardcover
Length: 2,019 pages
Weight: 1.4 kg 
Dimensions: 17.8 x 24.1 cm

The Essential Evangelical Parallel Bible

(Hardcover)

This parallel Bible presents four modern translations in both literal and dynamic renderings. The New King James Version (NKJV) and English Standard Version (ESV) permit close word-study, while the New Living Translation (NLT) and The Message present the text as its earliest audiences might have experienced it. The four translations are conveniently displayed on facing pages.

Language: English
Format: Hardcover
Length: 3,072 pages
Weight: 1.88 kg
Dimensions: 16 x 23 cm