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Item description for CEV Seek Find Bible/Large Print-HC by American Bible Society...
Overview Published by the American Bible Society, a translation of the Bible for contemporary readers combines historical and scholarly resources with modern, unambiguous language designed to be read aloud and easily understood. (Scripture)
Citations And Professional Reviews CEV Seek Find Bible/Large Print-HC by American Bible Society has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/2007 page 61
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Format: Large Print
Studio: Putnam Adult
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.42" Width: 7.48" Height: 2.12" Weight: 3.86 lbs.
Release Date Oct 5, 2006
Publisher Penguin Group USA
ISBN 0399153861 ISBN13 9780399153860
Bible Binding: Hardcover Color: Green Point/Type Size: 12.00 Version: CEV Giant: Yes - Giant Type Print
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More About American Bible Society
The American Bible Society is an interdenominational, non-profit, donor-supported ministry whose mission is to make accurate and affordable translations of the Bible available to everyone. Founded in New York City in 1816, ABS is dedicated to presenting the Bible in compelling ways so that people can experience life in its fullness through faith in Jesus Christ. ABS is responsible for a number of "firsts": the first Bibles provided to the U.S. military in 1817, the first pocket Bibles for soldiers during the Civil War, and the first Bibles in hotels. The society extends its outreach internationally through the United Bible Societies (UBS), a fellowship of 126 international groups, and was instrumental in founding this global fellowship in the interest of efficiency and making a greater impact. In 1999 alone, more than 63 million copies of the Society's publications were distributed throughout the United States and the world.
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The Bible of all people Aug 25, 2009
It is finally a book that one can read and understand in their own language and it becomes a novel of understanding and "wow, I didn't know that!" I love this book and will cherish it always. You see God in ways that you have not ever seen or understood Him before. It is magnificent!
Easy to Understand Mar 4, 2009
I have the NKJV of the Bible which is a little hard for me to understand but along with the Seek Find Bible it is so much easier for me to understand. I enjoy it very much.
One of the worst bible translation Sep 20, 2008
CEV is probably one of the worst bible translation ever that i have come across with. In my collection i have almost all the english bible translation available today (in actual physical book). In just The book of Galatians alone :- It translated paul as saying "i swear" which is contrary to Christ teaching on swearing. It also translated "physical weakness" as sickness in the same book. It translated working miracles among you as "miracles in you" It translated "foolish galatians" as "Stupid galatians" which once again contradicts the teaching of Christ of not to call your brethen fools / stupid It translated "right hand of fellowship" or "acceptance of co-worker" as "handshake"
And that is just one book! Better modern translations are ESV and Holsman.
Great translation, easy to read Aug 30, 2008
I just bought this bible and I love how easy it is to read. I can read it to my child and she understands, the translation doesn't sound "dumbed down", yet it's still simplified. And not seem so bland as paraphrases usually are. I like the structure and how the books are set up with the lil outline in the beginning of each. And how the chapters are divided based on the subject the verses are about. I definately recommend this bible translation. The "Seek Find" book with this translation is very simplified as well, basics. And if you want to just read the Bible at home, it's perfect.
Bible Clarity Aug 12, 2008
If you've struggled with understanding the bible, this translation will open up the meaning with such ease, it's wonderful. So easy to read, really!