The Big Guy and I both have theology degrees as a result we have a lot of Bibles. Our Bible collection includes many translations and styles of Bibles.
Some of the Bibles we have collected over the years.
Some include study or teaching aids.
Back Row: Parallel New Testament, New American Standard (NASB) Disciple Study Bible (NIV), Parallel Greek/English New Testament. Front: Ryrie Study Bible (KJV), Rainbow Study Bible (KJV)
Our collection includes many translations.
NIV is one of the translations that I use the most when teaching.
New Living Translation (NLT) in the back. Children's Living Bible (LB) in the front.
Right now the ESV is my favorite translation.
Back: Today's English Version (TEV), NASB, New English Bible; Front: Revised Standard (RSV)
King James Version
Others have sentimental meaning.
Back: Bible given to me when I graduated from seminary. My Grandma's Bible. Front: My granddad's Bible. Bible I was given when I was Baptized and used as a child. First Bible given to me by my Grannie.
Some have cool, unusual or pretty covers.
Back: ESV with Celtic Cross, Bible my Grandma recovered from an old purse. Front: Children's Living Bible. I always like the cover when I was little. Metal Covered ESV Battle Zone Bible. I carry this one in by purse. Thought it would hold up better than others but notice the dent on the front.
Most are well used.
I was given the gray one when I graduated from college and used it for many years. The Bible in the front was the one I used growing up and the pages really don't stay in anymore.
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