The single-column journaling Bible format continues its popularity with publishers and readers. And with good reason – it’s a great format for notes, artwork, thoughts, etc. Thomas Nelson has now entered the market with their own single-column journaling edition. I’m reviewing the KJV edition. Binding This edition is black hard cover with an elastic band just like the moleskine journals. It feels well-made. I think it would hold up well for daily use and carry. At its price-point it’s one of those Bibles you can use and not worry about what happens to it. It has a sewn binding...Read More
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The Open Bible has sold over 2 million copies. The KJV edition was out of print for a while, but now it’s back in Thomas Nelson’s Signature Series. In this review I take a look at The Open Bible KJV in bonded leather with thumb-index. Cover and Binding The cover is bonded leather with a vinyl paste down liner. It’s thin and feels a little too stiff. Not that it’s not flexible; it just doesn’t lay back down flat after I’ve had it open. It will lay open around page 30. It doesn’t lay as flat as I would...Read More
Thomas Nelson’s Giant Print Reference KJV is from their Classic Series of Bibles, which offers a good balance of quality and price. It’s printed in the US and has a lifetime guarantee. In this review I look at the black bonded leather edition. Pros Print is easy to read Sewn Cons Not enough inner margin Bonded leather Features KJV Family records Sewn Bonded leather 14 point font Red letter Section headings Book introductions Center column references Concordance Maps One ribbon Gilted edges 5 x 9.5 x 1.75 ISBN: 9780840704887 Model 0895 Printed in USA MSRP: $39.99 Cover and Binding...Read More
Thomas Nelson’s full-color NKJV study Bible, the 2nd edition, is a rival to the other popular full-color study Bibles that have hit the market in the past few years. The NKJV Study Bible has been out for several years but it is now updated with color photos, charts, features, and expanded articles. Pros Lots of color charts and maps Word studies Cons Large Heavy Features NKJV Hardcover Sewn Black-letter 9-point font Section headings in red Double-column paragraph Book introductions Word studies In-text charts and maps Commentary Study helps in the back Topical Index Concordance Maps 6.75 x 9.5 x...Read More
The Thomas Nelson KJV Study Bible has been around for over 25 years and is one of the best-selling study Bibles on the market. The second edition adds some features including a new page design, revised charts and maps, an 11-point font, an enhanced concordance that includes Hebrew and Greek definitions and Strong’s numbers, and several topical indexes. Construction and Layout This is a hard cover edition that is glued. It comes with a removable book cover. Under the cover is a dark red with gold lettering. The paper is really nice. It’s very opaque with not much show-through...Read More
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