Review of NKJV Chronological Study Bible
As a member of the Harper Collins book review team I’m reviewing the NKJV Chronological Study Bible.
Containing the complete NKJV text, this is a chronological Bible, meaning it presents the text of the New King James Version in chronological order—the order in which the events actually happened. (you will not find the books of the Bible in the order you are custom with)
The Bible is soft cover, imitation leather in an earth brown, auburn color. It features full-color illustrations/photos of places, artifacts, and cultural events, articles to connect the Biblical text to current history and culture, Daily Life Notes, epoch introductions and historical overviews, transition comments that set the stage and prepare you for the biblical text that follows, time panels and charts of Bible history, In-text and full-page color maps of the biblical world, scripture finder index to provides rapid access to any passage, topical index, scripture index, concordance, and glossary, one-year and two-year daily reading plans, eight pages of full-color maps, blank lined pages for personal notes, a presentation page, and copper ribbon marker.
I can’t rave enough about how much I love this Bible! The look and feel is fantastic. The print is large enough for me to read comfortably, and the study notes found throughout are incredible. This is my first chronological study Bible, so I was amazed at how it was put together. When reading about John the Baptist in Matthew 3:1-12, you are also able to read the passages Mark 1:1-8, and Luke 3:1-18 immediately following (on same page). All three of these passages contain information about John the Baptist. (see pic above)
I recommend this Bible for all scholars of the Bible, including new ones. I don’t think I would recommend this as your every day Bible for taking to church, but only because it’s harder to find the book and verse you might be looking for. For studying though, it doesn’t get any better. In the past, I’ve given away a lot of the Bibles I’ve reviewed, but this one is definitely staying with me.
Book: NKJV Chronological Study Bible
Imitation Leather: 1728 pages
Publisher: Thomas Nelson (May 3, 2016)
I was given a complimentary copy of this book for review purposes. I was not asked to give a favorable review; all opinions are mine.