ESV English Standard Version

ESV English Standard Version

The English Standard Version (ESV) Bible incorporates recent advances in scholarship and modern language while retaining many traditional, conservative theological terms. It attempts to render each Hebrew or Greek word with one equivalent English word, making it an excellent tool for detailed Bible study.

It was produced by evangelical scholars looking to produce a modern, readable, literal and accurate translation, yet one that stands in the tradition of the King James Version of 1611 (also know as the Authorised Version). It is a new edition of the Bible, first printed in 2001 by Crossway Bibles and revised recently in 2011. It is also a revision of the 1971 edition of the Revised Standard Version (RSV).

The ESV comes in various editions including a Study Bible, and is often used in diglots with other languages. It has also been anglicised for the British market. In 2011 the ESV was selected by the Catholic Church for its lectionary in English speaking countries.

Sample verse

But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? (1 John 3:17)

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English Standard Version (ESV) Youth Bible

English Standard Version (ESV) Youth Bible

The new ESV Youth Bible is perfect for teenagers and helps open up God’s message to us in today’s world. It incorporates a reading plan to help get you started, a clear storyline of the Bible, as well as help sections on topics such as forgiveness, justice and freedom.

£8.99

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Polish (polski) - English Standard Version (ESV) Dual Language New Testament

Polish (polski) - English Standard Version (ESV) Dual Language New Testament

A dual-language edition of the Polish ecumenical Bible translation – Przekład Ekumeniczny z Języków Oryginalnych – and the English Standard Version.

£12.99

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The Gospel of Luke (ESV) - dyslexia-friendly edition

The Gospel of Luke (ESV) - dyslexia-friendly edition

This dyslexic-friendly Gospel of Luke uses the English Standard Version (ESV) translation and follows the principles for dyslexia-friendly formatting.

£4.99

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English Standard Version (ESV) Hardback Bible

English Standard Version (ESV) Hardback Bible

This new ESV edition with British text and words of Christ in red is an essentially literal Bible translation that combines word-for-word precision and accuracy with literary excellence, beauty and readability.

£12.99

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English Standard Version (ESV) Bonded Leather Bible

English Standard Version (ESV) Bonded Leather Bible

This new ESV bonded leather edition with British text and words of Christ in red is an essentially literal Bible translation that combines word-for-word precision and accuracy with literary excellence, beauty and readability. Would make a great special gift.

£19.99

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English Standard Version (ESV) 'B' Bible

English Standard Version (ESV) 'B' Bible

The ESV edition, with British text and words of Christ in red, is an essentially literal Bible translation that combines word-for-word precision and accuracy with literary excellence, beauty and readability.

£6.99

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Khmer/English Dual Language New Testament Diglot

Khmer/English Dual Language New Testament Diglot

Khmer/English bilingual New Testament displaying the Khmer Standard Version (KHSV) and the English Standard Version (ESV) side-by-side.

£18.99

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English Standard Version (ESV) Paperback

English Standard Version (ESV) Paperback

This new ESV edition with British text and words of Christ in red is an essentially literal Bible translation that combines word-for-word precision and accuracy with literary excellence, beauty and readability.

£5.99

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