Life Application Study Bible, NASB Hardcover – May 1, 2000
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â¢ over 10,000 of in-text application notes
â¢ over 100 personality profiles
â¢ in the most literal word-for-word translation
The study Bible that helps you translate Scriptural truths into practical action
The Life Application Study Bible was created for the reader who wants to answer the question, What does God's Word mean for my life today? This edition is full of features that will help you understand the timeless lessons of the Bible, including application notes, character studies, maps and charts, detailed book introductions, and more. The Life Application Study Bible is a rich resource to help you live out your faith in practical ways.
â¢ Book introductions use timelines, overviews, and outlines to prepare you to hear and respond to the truths of scripture
â¢ Over 10,000 Application notes help you understand the message of Scripture and apply it to your life in practical ways
â¢ Harmony of the Gospels
â¢ Over 100 Character sketches introduce you to key Bible personalities and the lessons that may be learned from their lives
â¢ In-text maps
â¢ In-text charts and diagrams help you grasp difficult concepts at a glance
â¢ Side-column reference system
â¢ Subject index to notes, charts, maps, and profiles
â¢ 8-Page presentation section
â¢ 16 pages of full-color maps
â¢ Single column format
â¢ 9-point text
The truths of Scripture can transform your life
A flinty blade poised over a young man's heart--a heavenly command preventing the knife's deadly descent--the drama of Abraham and Isaac is one of the Bible's best beloved stories. But what is its relevance for you? How do you apply this ancient account to your life today? What do you have in common with men and women who lived thousands of years ago in agrarian cultures that were vastly different than today's world of computers and freeways and towering city skylines? When you read about the building of the temple in Israel or what Jesus had to say to the Pharisees about the laws of Israel, what timeless principles can you apply to your life?
Turn to the Life Application Study Bible. Its wealth of study aids helps you translate scriptural truths into practical action. You'll find hundreds of application notes filled with insights for godly living. Character sketches help you learn from the strengths and accomplishments, weaknesses and mistakes of key Bible characters from Aaron to Zerubbabel. A dictionary-concordance enables you to research important words and concepts. Thorough book introductions and timelines offer an overview of key concepts and help you put the biblical narrative into perspective.
NASB translation description:
In the mid-20th century, The Lockman Foundation saw the need for a new translation based upon the values that inspired the revered American Standard Version (ASV). Employing the same exacting word-for-word approach as the ASV, a world-class team of conservative translators and scholars drew on the strengths of its predecessor and on new Hebrew and Greek textual sources to produce an all-new translation. The New American Standard Bible (NASB) was released in its entirety in 1971, and was updated in 1995 to render it more understandable to modern-English readers. It is recognized as today's most accurate word-for-word translation.
Thousands of in-text application notes will enrich your understanding of the biblical text and show how it relates to what God is doing in your life now. Located near the relevant verse, application notes make understanding the Bible enjoyable and rewarding. Character sketches introduce you to biblical people like Abraham, showing how the choices he made in his epic journey of faith offer insights for your personal journey of faith. The life experiences of people from the Old and New Testament offer eternal perspective on the daily choices we all must make. You'll also learn about cultural backgrounds, helping you put key events of the Bible into perspective through charts, diagrams, and overviews. Timeless truths from Scripture are highlighted, bridging the gap between ancient and modern times and showing you how the Bible is relevant to what you experience today.
The Life Application Study Bible introduces you to all this and more, offering penetrating insight that will help you live with greater wisdom and faith. The Bible is a life-changing book, and the Life Application Study Bible gives you the tools you need to understand and apply its message.
- Item Weight : 3.72 pounds
- Hardcover : 2560 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0310900956
- ISBN-13 : 978-0310900955
- Product Dimensions : 6.61 x 2.17 x 9.49 inches
- Publisher : Zondervan; Updated Edition (May 1, 2000)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #44,195 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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I also compare this to two other study bibles I own: NIV and Oxford. The NASB commentary is, I think, superior to the NIV study bible and comparable to the Oxford. The fact that it's translated and the commentaries written by more conservative scholars gives me greater confidence.
Known issue: this is not a Red Letter edition for Jesus' although some on-line NASBs are
Unknown issue: This is why I gave 3 stars .... the font color lettering is very light. My brother has exact same Bible and his lettering is darker and much easier to read. it's almost like this was near the end of the ink in the press. Love Bible, but it is hard to read sometimes.
I wonder why the make ALL the other Life Application Bibles in Large Print, but not this one? It makes NO sense to not do this for the best translation.......
Top reviews from other countries
The notes are detailed, relevant and practically helpful in living out one’s faith as an evangelical Christian
The translation seems to be good and in accessible modern english without sacrificing accuracy. The study notes are helpful, altho' not on a par with a proper commentary of course. The bible is not too heavy to take to church or hold in private bible study.
on everything there I cannot praise it enough. totally satisfied customer.