4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
on May 4, 2011
Over the years I compared over 10 different Bible translations.
The latest translation of the NLT makes it on the top even above the former
This is a prefect mix of "word to word" and "thought to tought" without
Very easy to read and understand.The meaning of each verse is immediate and clear without any risk of misunderstanding or confusion.
Also the "Study" and "Life Application" versions of NLT are simply excellent.
This superb work will pleased everyone from beginner, "reborn Christian" and
If you are looking for your first Bible or as a gift this is one to look at.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on January 4, 2012
It's funny because it says in the description, Leather bound, In fact it's genuine leather. I ordered it on the 2nd and got it two days later with UPS priority shipping. The Bible is heavy, but with tones of interesting notes about the most notorious people in the Bible. The NLT is awesome. I have a KJV Bible and it's good for comparison.
KJV : Ephesians 6 10-18 : 10Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.11Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.12For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.13Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.14Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;15And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;16Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.17And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:18Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
NLT : Ephesians 6 (10-18) : 10 A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on all of God's armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. 12 For we[c] are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places.13 Therefore, put on every piece of God's armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. 14 Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God's righteousness. 15 For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared.[d] 16 In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil.[e] 17 Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.18 Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.[f]
So for studying the scriptures it's one of the best translations and the quality of this Bible is without a doubt of good quality.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on July 12, 2011
This item definitely gets a 5 out of 5. I love it so much, the notes are very helpful, informing and also bring a different and new perspective on scriptures you've read before. If you're considering buying it, definitely do so !