Uses a system of brackets, parentheses, and italics to capture the rich meaning of the Bible's original languages Study notes provide historical ...Show synopsisUses a system of brackets, parentheses, and italics to capture the rich meaning of the Bible's original languages Study notes provide historical and archeological details and devotional insights Book introductions reveal the books' authors, backgrounds, purposes, and themes Concordance with 25,000 entries Bibliography and Glossary 8 pages of full-color maps Ribbon marker Silver edging Gift boxed 1,728 pp.Hide synopsis
Amplified Bible-AM (Zondervan Publishing Company) – Full leather (1987)
Zondervan Publishing (Creator)
Full leather, Zondervan Publishing Company 1987
ISBN: 0310951712 ISBN-13: 9780310951711
Uses extra English words to fully capture the meaning behind the original Greek and Hebrew words Unique system of punctuation, italics, references, and synonyms to unlock subtle shades of meaning as found in the original languages Footnotes Concordance Book introductions and outlines 8 pages of color maps Bible-reading plan 1,728 pp.Uses extra English words to fully capture the meaning behind the original Greek and Hebrew words Unique system of punctuation, italics, references, and synonyms to unlock subtle shades of meaning as found in the original languages Footnotes Concordance Book introductions and outlines 8 pages of color maps Bible-reading plan 1,728 pp.Hide
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Description:New. (Expanded Edition) Still in original slipcase and factory...New. (Expanded Edition) Still in original slipcase and factory plastic wrap. Burgundy Bonded Leather; AMP Bible; size Medium; Standard Print; Lay-Flat; Ribbon Marker, 8 pages of full-color maps; Glossary; Bibliography; Concordance; Double-column format; footnotes; "uses a unique system of punctuation, italics, references, and synonyms to unlock subtle shades of meaning found in the original languages". (Slipcase Differs than picture shown) Orders will be mailed either on the day ordered or the next business day. Expedited shipping available.
Description:Reprint. Fine book in burgundy bonded leather, all edges gilt ...Reprint. Fine book in burgundy bonded leather, all edges gilt (no markings) / No dust jacket as issued. In original box. Both book and box are in clean, fresh condition.
Description:Very Good. Burgundy bonded leather in very good condition,...Very Good. Burgundy bonded leather in very good condition, issued without dust jacket, "Life in the Word" embossed on cover, prior owner's name on presentation page, no other writing, gilt page edges, ribbon marker, non-smoking home, clean text, binding tight, free delivery confirmation on all US orders, West Coast, APO, Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico should opt for "expedited" shipping.
Description:Near Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The Presentation page as well...Near Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The Presentation page as well as the family hisotry pages are not filled in-This Bible is thumb indexed for ease of location of the various books-All page edges are gilt-there is a burgundy silk ribbon place marker bound in-1700 pages includes color maps and concordance-
Description:New. -One-of-a-Kind Translation-uses a system of brackets,...New. -One-of-a-Kind Translation-uses a system of brackets, parentheses and italics to capture the rich meaning of the Bible's original languages. -Footnotes-provide concise historical and archaeological information and devotional insights, plus hundreds...
On the positive side this is a useful word study tool because various meanings of words are presented without having to be looked up online or by flipping pages to the back. There is another bible called the keyword bible that also shows different meanings but that one requires flipping back and forth. The formal equivalence and synonyms for keywords in this version make obscure passages easier to understand while simple passages may be less clear. I would like it if this included Strong's numbers. While studying Heb 1:3 I found it called Jesus the "sole representation" of God bust most translations render it "exact representation" and I cannot find justification for rendering charakt?r as "sole" representation .
The AMP version is great. Only thing that I dislike from this purchase was that it reeks of smoke. The person who had it before me must have smoked like 10 packs a day. My hands smell of smoke after I am done picking up this Bible and reading it. I wish that the description would have mentioned that. No wonder the leather version was so cheap.
If you haven't seen the Amplified Bible, you can take a look at it on line here http://www.biblegateway.com/ where the text of this translation is on line, along with many others.
This translation is unique in my experience because it adds connotative information on different words and phrases which would, the editors believe, have been apparent to the original reader/hearer. This connotative material appears in parenthesis or brackets, imbedded in the main text.
Because of this the bonus material is immediately accessible and reads as part of the text. No jumping your eyes back and forth to footnotes.
In my Sunday School class we are very interested in the language of scripture as it would have been understood by the original audience, so this has been a lot of fun for us.
Sometimes the material is just interesting, but occasionally it is startling and makes me look at the text and context in a new light.
I am looking forward to exploring the Amplified Bible for many years and it has quickly become my main study Bible.
Do follow the link above and do a little exploring in this translation. That is the only way you can really begin to appreciate it.
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