The King James Bible

Has the King James Bible Been Revised?

The first printing of the King James Bible in 1611 was done with great care and attention to detail. Subsequent printings, on the other hand, were not always guided by the same lofty standards. As a result, printing errors began to make their way into the text. As those errors multiplied, scholars determined that something ...

How Did the King James Bible Impact the World?

The King James Bible had an almost immediate impact on seventeenth-century England. In many churches and homes, the King James Version replaced existing versions of Scripture, including the Geneva Bible and the Bishops’ Bible. So from 1611 on, people who were literate likely grew up reading its words in their homes and in their churches. ...

King James Bible

How Did Forty-Seven Scholars Create a Biblical Masterpiece?

In 1604, King James I of England invited bitter religious rivals to a conference at Hampton Court. The Puritans who attended the conference hoped to persuade the king to support their Geneva Bible instead of the Bishops’ Bible used by the Church of England. Their hopes were quickly dashed.   King James commissioned a new ...

How Did We Get the King James Bible?

Apr 4, 2019 |

To understand why the King James Bible was commissioned, we need to survey the Christian landscape of England at the turn of the seventeenth century.   Three different groups were jockeying for dominance at that time: the Catholic Church, the Church of England, and the Protestants. The Catholic Church had enjoyed a brief renaissance under ...

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Why Purchase a Premium Bible?

Apr 4, 2019 |

In today’s Bible publishing market there are Bibles in many price ranges from $5 to over $150. These Bibles are not the same. Those in the higher-end price range are known as premium Bibles. What makes a premium Bible? Simply stated, a premium Bible is of higher quality design, materials, and construction. Premium Bibles have ...

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Why Do Some Bibles Look Different on the Inside?

One thing you’ll notice when looking at Bibles is that some look different on the inside. There are various formats for designing a Bible. Each format, including the number of columns, paragraphing, and even cross-reference location, has its advantages. In this article, we’ll look at distinct Bible formats and see the advantages of each. What ...

Bible Page Is Important

Why Is Bible Paper Important?

Paper is one of the most important features of a Bible. Legibility and usability are affected by the type of paper the text is printed on. Place the best tools and layout on paper that isn’t optimal and they can be difficult to use. This is why a lot of effort goes into choosing the ...

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What Do You Need to Know When Buying a Bible?

There are lots of things to consider when buying a Bible, such as translations, types of Bible, dimensions, point size, and price. All of these points will be determined by how the Bible will be used. We’ll look at each of these points to help you decide the kind of Bible you need. Translations Choose ...

Youth Bibles for Teens Students

Thomas Nelson’s New Youth Edition Bibles

A firm understanding of Scripture can be a game changer for pre-teens and teenagers facing the challenges of growing up.   It’s important that parents, teachers, and youth pastors properly educate them with biblical stories and sound Christian doctrine. In addition to that, it’s vital for pre-teens and teenagers to develop the habit of reading ...

The Ultimate Preaching Bible: What People Are Saying

Jan 1, 2019 |

While it might not be something that most of us in the pews realize, there are specific layout and formatting needs in a Bible that can really help a pastor with sermon delivery. Why did we design the Preaching Bible?   References and the biblical text must be easy to locate. The paper quality and ...