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Result is a fresh and compelling Bible translation with a timeless uality that's trustworthy and true That's why the ESV sounds like the Bible with the kind of beauty clarity and dignity that we love to ESV Hear ePUB #219 hear and read That's also why the ESV retains the Bible's rich imagery and theological words words like grace and justif. This reformats the excellent ESV translation in a book like narrative without the mamby pamby retranslating like the Message does or being a subset of the Bible like the Story No verses only the verse range along the top It is like reading a book and that is where this shinesVerses and chapters were added hundreds of years after the Bible was written to allow consistent reference and memorization But it breaks up the flow and even messes up the context sometimes Take the verses out and it fixes this AND I find myself reading I'm not thinking oh I read two chapters time to uit and do something elseThe Epistles were meant to be read as a single letter to the church Job and Hosea come alive with literary imagery in this format in my opinion In the Gospels suddenly Jesus reads like he is having a whole conversation not just uotable soundbitesYou are less likely to take verses out of contextI cannot say enough good things about this

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ESV Hear the Word Audio Bible The Bible for LifeIcation and salvation that are essential to our faith Hear the Word Audio Bible EpubThe result is a Bible that conveys the timeless uality of God's Word and that remains trustworthy and true to the original words breathed out by God As Moses wrotethan years ago the words of God are your very life and by this word you shall live Deuteronomy. Who would believe that simply removing the verse numbers and setting out the text like a modern novelpoetry book would provide such an enjoyable Bible reading experience Yet it is Crossway have provided Bible readers and those who desire to read the Bible but are put off by it's traditional format with an engaging book which constantly calls to the reader to pick up and dip inThe shape of the Bible font size and page format make this a very 'comfortable' book The discreet red chapter numbers and page headers add an air of class And the binding is a joy to hold in the hand The hardcover again gives us the familiarity of a first edition or collector's edition covered in fabric which makes handling this Bible a very tangible activity with fingertips eager to run over the texture of the clothThe ESV seems to absolutely work in this format I must admit I usually found the ESV a bit 'dry' when I have tried to read it in traditional formats and I usually favour the KJV or NRSV but this Readers' Bible succeeds in making the translation choice of no conseuence It is the beauty and life of God's Word which shines through regardless of the English translation choiceAlso if you buy this Bible please read the short Introduction I know most of us are tempted to flick past these kind of things and presume they are unnecessary or included only for Bible Geeks but this Introduction is a good read and it even includes a sense of humour AceAll I can say is please please give it a go especially if you've always wanted to read the whole Bible but never managed it before

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ESV Hear the Word Audio Bible: The Bible for Life review ↠ 104 Ð [BOOKS] ⚣ ESV Hear the Word Audio Bible: The Bible for Life By Join or create book clubs – Would you believe it took nearly 500 years to translate the ESV English Standard Version Bible That's because the ESV builds on the gWould you believe the Word PDF #186 it took nearly years to translate the ESV English Standard Version Bible That's because the ESV builds on the great translations of the past including William Tyndale's New Testament of and the King James Version KJV of But the ESV Bible also builds on the best Christian scholarship of the last years The. The Reader's edition is intended to remove the extraneous material and just focus on the words of the Bible is similar formatting to a novel For the predominant sections where they do that it is amazing I find myself being drawn in and reading longer However about a third of the Reader's edition does not follow this format but follows a poetic column format which splits many sentences in half on separate lines This includes the books of Job Psalms Proverbs Ecclesiastes Song of Solomon Isaiah most of Jeremiah Lamentations and part of the minor prophets; about a third of the Bible I understand that this is a common format for these books in other editions but I thought this edition would not follow that format I find it breaks up the readability Perhaps I just need to adjust to reading the poetic formatOther than that there is uiet a bit of bleed through which is the price of having 1825 pages in this dimension book The first word in every chapter is all caps Paragraph assumptions have been made and they fit wellI plan on keeping this bible and enjoying reading it daily but for now I will forgo buying the boxset hardcover reader's edition due to the formatting of substantial sections