The Hendrickson Large Print is a budget model (printed in China) Bible that has many features not found in premium Bibles. Pros 9/10-point font that’s clear and readable Headings in the text in bold type End-of-verse references Imitation leather looks and feels great Sewn binding lays flat Cons Paper lining makes binding slightly stiff Basic concordance No index to maps Here are the major features Presentation page Epistle Dedicatory Large print – 10-point font End-of-verse references Red-letter Imitation leather Cover stitched all around Sewn binding One ribbon marker Silver gilting 8 full-color maps Special Features section 9.25 x 6.25 x 1 List Price = $29.95 Amazon Price = $22.76 Christianbook Price = $17.99 Meta review = 4/5 Binding The cover is imitation leather. It is two-tone blue and grey and has stitching around the edges. It looks very nice and it feels good to the touch. The most impressive feature is the sewn binding. A sewn binding is a ‘must-have’ in my opinion and I was not expecting a sewn binding at this price-point. The map section has sewn stitching (called overcasting). Text The text is a 9-point font with 10-point leading. It’s a very readable modern font. It is not self-pronouncing. It does have italics for words supplied by the translators. The red-letter is actually red. It’s not too bold. It’s just as readable as the black-letter text....Read More
Category: King James Version (KJV)
The Henry Morris Study Bible from Master Books contains Apologetics commentary from the writings of the late Henry Morris. The notes cover many topics with the primary focus of Young Earth Creation. The basic features are: King James Version Sewn binding 10-point font for text and notes 2 ribbon markers 8 pages of maps 46 page concordance In-text references Red letter Section headings 22 Appendixes Study notes with Young Earth viewpoint Index to notes Book introductions Presentation page Births and adoptions page Introduction to Old and New testaments Pronunciation accent marks 6.75 x 9.5 x 2.5 Text It has a 10/11 point font for both the text and the notes and is very readable. This is a red-letter edition that is about a medium shade of red. It looks nice. To help with pronunciation, there are hyphens to separate the syllables and accent marks. There are no symbols to show vowel sounds, etc. , but it still works just fine. There are plenty of headings in the text. In the Gospels, the headings include references to parallel passages in the other Gospels. Paper The paper is thicker than normal Bible paper and feels more like a regular hard-cover book than a Bible. The paper has about a medium opacity and helps to make the Bible very readable. References The references are at the end of the verse. They...Read More
Releasing January 2013, the King James Edition Pitt Minion will be available in Black Imitation, Brown Calf Split, and Black or Brown Goatskin. Here’s the information from Baker Publishing: A combination of skilled design and the use of a remarkably compact typeface lead to acclaim for the Pitt Minion format in achieving the difficult feat of being both easy to carry and easy to read. The first Pitt Minions were only available in the King James Version but in recent years Cambridge has developed the original concept by creating new Pitt Minion Bibles in a range of modern translations. These are produced using a special digital font which has similar characteristics of compactness and readability to the original typeface. Now, the KJV Pitt Minion Edition has been freshly typeset using this modern font and current layout, which presents the text in paragraph format. The Bible text is supported by a Reader’s Companion (a cross between a concordance and a dictionary) and 15 newly designed color...Read More
The Wide Margin Loose Leaf Reference series of Bibles from Hendrickson Publishers are a note-taker’s dream come true. Having both wide margins and loose leaf pages means you can take notes within the margins, but you are not limited by just the space on the page. You can add as many sheets of paper as you need, anywhere you need. This is great for adding articles, charts, outlines, definitions- just about anything you could possibly need for teaching, preaching, or study. They are available in many translations including KJV, ESV, NASB, NRSV, NIV, and some are available with study notes. This is a review of the KJV edition. Here are the basic features. Epistle dedicatory 40lb paper 1 inch margin, 1.25 inch on the outside margin 1873 edition KJV 9 point font 19 blank sheets – 38 blank pages front and back Center column reference Headings in the text Translators notes Footnote indicators 1048 pages 8 ½ x 11 pages 13 ¼ x 11 ¾ x 5 1/21 binder 123 page concordance Printed in USA Text The text is black letter and is sharp and crisp. It has a nice bold 9-point font, with what looks to me to be a 10-point leading, that is easy to read and mark. The text is not self-pronouncing, but it does have headings in the text and footnote indicators that tie the...Read More
In August, Thomas Nelson will re-release the Open Bible in KJV. Here’s more information from Thomas Nelson Publishers: The study Bible that gets you quickly and fully into the Word. Find what you need! The Open Bible, King James Version is designed for the hungry reader. This Bible is filled with amazing study aids including comprehensive book introductions and outlines, 64-page concordance, Read-Along references and translation notes, and the classic Biblical Cyclopedic Index covering more than 8,000 textual entries. The Open Bible, King James Version also features a seven-step method on How to Study the Bible, a Visual Survey of the Bible, The Christian’s Guide to the New Life, and The Greatest Archaeological Discoveries of the Bible. This outstanding Bible is available in hardcover and bonded leather. Features include: Authorized King James Version text Biblical Cyclopedic Index Christian’s Guide to the New Life Visual Survey of the Bible Book introductions and outlines Concordance Part of the Signature Series line of Thomas Nelson Bibles. Open Bibles sold to date: More than 3 million The King James Version-The most successful Bible translation in history with billions of copies...Read More
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