The ESV Study Bible Hardcover
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  • The ESV Study Bible Hardcover

The ESV Study Bible Hardcover

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Combining the best and most recent evangelical Christian scholarship with the highly regarded ESV text, the ESV Study Bible is one of the most comprehensive study Bibles ever published.

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Combining the best and most recent evangelical Christian scholarship with the highly regarded ESV text, the ESV Study Bible is one of the most comprehensive study Bibles ever published.

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"The ESV is a dream come true for me. The rightful heir to a great line of historic translations, it provides the continuity and modern accuracy I longed for. Now the scope and theological faithfulness of the ESV Study Bible study notes is breathtaking. Oh how precious is the written Word of God."
John Piper, Founder,; Chancellor, Bethlehem College and Seminary

"The definitive clarity and beauty of the ESV Study Bible is extraordinary. In a world where words are distorted to mean anything, it is wonderful to have complete confidence in the reliability and truth of the Bible—so clearly and persuasively demonstrated by this world-class team of Bible scholars and teachers. For everyone who wants to understand God’s Word in a deeper way, the ESV Study Bible is an outstanding resource. I will be an avid user!"
Joni Eareckson Tada, Founder and CEO, Joni and Friends International Disability Center

"Outstanding! The ESV Study Bible is a treasure—a beautiful volume, filled with a wealth of resources. It will be just as useful for the seminarian and long-time pastor as it will be accessible to the brand-new Christian."
R. Albert Mohler Jr., President and Joseph Emerson Brown Professor of Christian Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

"The ESV Study Bible is an invaluable and inexhaustible resource—for those who already know and treasure God’s Word, as well as for the new generation of Bible students who have yet to discover the wonder and wealth of Scripture. I especially love the way the notes and articles highlight the great redemptive story and ‘connect the dots’ between the various portions and themes of Scripture. Full of rich insight, scholarly yet accessible—I am deeply grateful for this magnificent work."
Nancy Leigh DeMoss, author; radio host, Revive Our Hearts

"I was privileged to act as General Editor of the English Standard Version, and now that I look back on what we did in producing that version, I find myself suspecting very strongly that this was the most important thing that I have ever done for the Kingdom, and that the product of our labors is perhaps the biggest milestone in Bible translation in certainly the last half century at least, and perhaps more. And now, as Theological Editor of the ESV Study Bible, I believe that the work we have done together on this project has set an altogether new standard in study Bibles."
J. I. Packer, Board of Governors' Professor of Theology, Regent College

"The ESV Study Bible is a tour de force: innovative production, beautiful graphics, and notes by outstanding scholars packed with useful information."
Mark Dever, Senior Pastor, Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Washington DC; President, 9Marks

"This is surely the most comprehensive study Bible yet! Serious students of the Bible will find this an invaluable aid to understanding the text, the background, and some key theological issues of the Bible. In addition to the reliable ESV text with notes, it has resources that no teacher or preacher should be without. Beautifully produced and accessible, it will also make a great gift for new Christians."
Graeme Goldsworthy, Former Lecturer in Old Testament, Biblical Theology, and Hermeneutics, Moore Theological College

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The ESV Study Bible Hardcover 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 416 reviews.
Numbr6 More than 1 year ago
My wife and I took advantage of the $99 Nook wi-fi Black Friday deal and when we connected our Nooks to the internet, they promptly updated to v1.5. I had previously purchased the ESV Study Bible for use on another ereader that can handle B&N epubs. However, this Study Bible froze up that ereader whenever I attempted to read it. My new Nook with v1.5 software had absolutely no problem loading the ESV Study Bible. This is an excellent version of the Holy Bible and the study aids are tremendous. It was very easy to navigate using the Nook and quickly responded to any section I selected. I would highly recommend this to anyone using a Nook at least with v1.5. I don't know what the issues could have been with earlier reviews that said the ESV Study Bible would not work with their Nook, but I did have this installed in the main storage area of the Nook and not a memory card. I also have the most current firmware. Hopefully, this will help others troubleshoot any problems reading this on their Nook. I would not recommend purchasing if you're using an ereader other than a Nook.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like the Esv bible but man, so many times when I go to highlight or add a note it closes on me. It states "sorry forced closure". Drives me crazy! The pages lock up sometimes and will not let me go to the next page. It also puts my notes and highlights in different places. Not sure if this happens to anyone else. Thats the down side, the up side is that it has good commentary notes, and I do enjoy reading it.
TMarieE More than 1 year ago
The ESV Bible is a wonderful translation, annd this edition is chuck full of extempeeanious infoemation relevant to gaining a deeper understanding of God's Word, but there are features in the Nookcolor's software that are lacking. They are: the Book and chapter are not listed at the top of each page (page numbers are, but Scripture is navigated by book, chapter, verse); notes and highlights are listed on the same feature even though some highlights have no note; notes are not available in one seperate location for easy reviewl; notes and highlights only have page reference, not book, chapter, verse; bookmarks list the first sentence of the page marked -- no other reference than page number given; there is no way to mark where you stopped reading; if you navigate away from your main text, there is no back feature to get you back to he previos section. Therefore, unless you are really wanting the extra study features in this version, any e-ESV will do -- including the free one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I also purchased this book and am not able to open it on my Nook. I wrote to Barnes and Noble, but they were of no help in solving the problem. After MUCH frustration, I simply considered a $$$ loss.
Jigerous More than 1 year ago
Reminds us that the scriptures are so alive and that everything points to Christ. This Bible is full of awesome notes and articles, with pictures and maps that bring the narratives to life. The translation is definitely my favorite. A keeper for years and years.
CosmoUSAF More than 1 year ago
I went ahead and took a chance and downloaded this Bible Version even thought the "trial version" did not function very well. In the trial version the links were not connected so you couldn't completely verify every function. After downloading this version and doing some quick checks the navigation is pretty good. It's not as fast as a 'hard' copy Bible, but it's good enough. One useful thing you will learn is after you find a verse you are interested in and you want to go back to the table of contents all you have to do is touch the screen and a little slide bar shows up at the bottom of the screen and you can slide it back to the left and it will take you to the beginning where the TOC resides. I will be testing this for the next 5 weeks that I am working in Africa in an isolated location. I should be either very happy or very disappointed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The readability of the bible is great. The contrast of colors is great also. It's page turning is a bit of a hassel because of all the notes, the notes can be a great tool except when your trying to flip pages and you hit a hyperlink and then try to get back to where you were. I found many times the screeen would just go blank. I do not recommend this bible if you want to use it at church.
Sophy0075 More than 1 year ago
According to pollsters (Gallup, Barna) the average American home has four or three Bibles. If your home has not achieved this threshold, if you are seeking a highly portable copy, need a larger print version than you already possess, want to add to your collection of translations, or just want a heavily annotated edition, you should consider the Crossway eBook. Not being a theologian, I cannot personally offer an authoritative review concerning the validity of the substance of the annotations and commentary; however, I have seen my (Anglican) priest and senior warden have both purchased print editions, so they must think the commentary to be sound doctrine. At the beginning of the Crossway are informative essays, including, without limitation, many concerning the history and themes Old and New Testament, an overview of hermeneutics, and a summary of concepts important in Christian doctrine. Within the text of the Bible itself appear live numberings for footnotes and symbols for passage commentary. These, if clicked on, will take the reader to the footnotes and passage commentary themselves. Some readers will like that footnotes and commentary concerning specific passages are on separate "pages" from the Bible text, so they do not distract from reading the English Standard Version text; others may find the Nook mechanics of having to either scroll back or return to the original Biblical page to be an annoyance - frankly, I alternate between the two. In addition to the above, one's ownership of this edition (or the print version) authorizes one to access the Crossway ESV online, where one can hear the Bible read aloud as well as access the Bible text and annotations - so the Crossway owner actually "gets" a twofer. I especially like that the Psalms are recorded. They are lovely and comforting to listen to. So which to buy, the ebook or the print edition? The portability of the ebook makes this version ultimately a "plus" in my opinion. With the Nook, one can highlight and make notes on passages, so this version is very usable for personal or corporate study. As long as one's ebook battery is charged, or one has a power cord, the Nook version packs a lot of theology, guidance, and comfort into a very light package.
sgs58 More than 1 year ago
I love using this in church on Sunday's. I am able to go back and forth between the passage I am reading and the commentary of this Bible. It is awesome and so easy to use. I am so thrilled that I don't have to carry a heavy book around...just my nook. Thanks to Barnes and Noble, they have made reading so much easier.
hlestringman More than 1 year ago
A very good Bible to use for study in the current English language. The added notes are very thorough and full of detail. The pages are easy to read with a good type face. A larger print version would be nice as this can be a little hard to read in lower light areas. The smaller but larger size can be unwieldy at times but generally it is just fine. I would recommend it for study and group studies, also with people who have trouble with the King James or New King James version. I liked it better than the NIV.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The ESV Study Bible is a great tool - I have the weight-lifter workout version and sadly prefer the old-school paper version to the ePub NOOK version. I don't know if it's the NOOK or the ESV-SB that is causing the problems, but I'm done wrestling with it. The content is great, but getting at it is so cumbersome that I am asking for a refund.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent study bible! One of the best I have ever owned.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have the print version of this and love love it but its so big and hard to carry. I purchased the nook version for portability reasons and have been mostly happy. Some of the links in NT books do not work - so the additional features that are a selling point for this version don't actually matter in some cases. Its a little irritating to go through a book one page at a time but at least it is mostly the littler books. I still use it often and enjoy it but wish all the links worked.
FaxFam More than 1 year ago
This is a fantastic Bible. The sheer volume of extra notes and guides make this an amazing value. They are very insightful and easy to understand. I have used it on my Evo 4G and it's pretty easy to navigate, haven't tried it on my original Nook, that could be a bit cumbersome I would think. Would have given 5 stars but navigation is a bit difficult.
Raina Johnson More than 1 year ago
The book itself is great; it's very readable with great notes. Unfortunately on my nook it is annoying. It freezes, refuses to open at times, and it takes too many clicks to get back to the text after viewing the footnotes.
andy fordham More than 1 year ago
great to have the best study bible and translation on the nook.alot easier to carry than harback version.$9.99 isnt bad at all for this.
Rogue_Historian More than 1 year ago
The English Standard Version is my favorite for day-to-day reading and study because of its clarity and beauty. This study version contains clear, concise descriptions, notes, and other aids to assist in understanding God's word and the historical context in which the books of the Bible were written.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a very nice study Bible. Very easy to use. Only thing lacking is a ribbon bookmark to hold your place.
cdwKY More than 1 year ago
This book was hard for me to rate. The ESV is a great translation and it has lots of great notes – these get 5 stars. But the rest is a 1 star. Crossway should have gotten together with Tecarta and made this study bible an App!! Sadly this is only an e-book. The best way to use this book is to go to the Contents, than select what part of the book you want. One cannot go to a verse only to book and chapter – after that you turn the pages till the verse comes up. The same with the concordance as well as much of the rest of the bible. Why is there a concordance anyway? There should be a search engine!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great! Jammed packed with user friendly information. Good word for word literal translation like the KJV, NKJV, or NASB version of the bible.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is it worth 8 bucks?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm so glad that Nook actually has a Bible. It's the most important book in the world! Thx for reading my post. GB2= God bless+ Go Broncos
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
First,I bought esv sb for nook and I can say it's good. Then I bought esv sb for kindle. Both aplications I use for Nook Tablet 1.4.1. In my opinion, both have similar navigation/ kindle has slight advantage here/ but the main advantage for kindle is the speed of swith from main biblical text to notes - really fast.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A little hard to use at first but it gets easyer.