Holman has transitioned the HCSB to the newest version, called simply CSB, and now we can expect lots of new Bibles in this newest translation including this one: the Large Print Ultrathin Reference Bible. The LPUT is a staple format for Holman. It’s one they’ve perfected and I’ve reviewed several in other translations, but this one has one major difference from all the others: an edge-lined goatskin leather cover. Note – This was an advanced copy, so there could be some minor editorial changes since it went to print. ____________________________ Buy from Amazon ____________________________ Features CSB (Christian Standard Bible)...Read More
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Barbour’s KJV Cross Reference Bible follows the large print ultra-thin format. It brings some basic features into a standard sized package with a focus on the text. The edition I’m reviewing is the hard cover, ISBN: 9781630583576, with an MRSP of $24.99. You can get in at Amazon for around $16. At that price, this Bible is a steal. Even though it’s well worth that price, I would gladly pay twice that if one thing was changed. Cover and Binding This is a hard cover edition with sewn binding. It comes with a dust jacket that can be removed...Read More
Ultrathin reference Bibles are a staple in the market. If they have the right quality of tools they can be that one Bible that does everything: carry, reading, preaching, teaching, and even sermon or class prep. In this review I take a look at Holman’s KJV Ultrathin Reference Bible and see if it can be that one, Jack of all trades Bible. Pros Handy size Lots of features Cons Has to break in before it will lay open Features KJV Imitation leather Sewn binding Presentation and family pages Preface Article on Why Read the King James Version Americanized spellings...Read More
Every translation needs a thinline reference edition. In this review I will take a look at the Modern English Version Thinlne Reference Bible from Passio. I will save the critique of the MEV itself for another post, but I’ll touch on a few points that I think makes this a nice carry and reading Bible. The Feel – Size and Build This is a hand-sized Bible at 8.5 x 5.75 x .875. It has an imitation leather cover with a nice design and texture molded into it. It doesn’t feel like leather, but it doesn’t feel cheap either. It...Read More
Holman’s newest KJV Large Print Ultrathin Reference Bible is a no-nonsense Bible that is strong on references and has some of the best paper I’ve seen in a reference Bible. It doesn’t have the features of other reference Bibles (including the features that some online retailers are claiming), but its paper, references, size, binding, are enough to make this a great choice for a carry Bible. Pros Awesome paper Lots of references Section headings Sewn binding Cons Does not have translators notes Features KJV Family information pages Thumb-index Red-letter Brown Cowhide Sewn binding Brown ribbon 48 page concordance 8...Read More
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