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Customer Reviews for Lockman Foundation Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible (NASB) - eBook

Lockman Foundation Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible (NASB) - eBook

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Customer Reviews for Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible (NASB) - eBook
Review 1 for Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible (NASB) - eBook
Overall Rating: 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Doesn't include translation notes

Date:September 13, 2012
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John T
Location:St. Joseph, MI
Age:35-44
Gender:male
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I love the NASB, but this edition doesn't include translation notes. These are, in my opinion, an integral part of a Bible translation. If you want the notes, look to one of the NASB study bibles. The NASB edition of the MacArthur Study Bible, for example, includes the translation notes in addition to the study notes.
+3points
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Review 2 for Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible (NASB) - eBook
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awesome

Date:August 19, 2012
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matt1616
Location:TX
Age:35-44
Gender:male
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i've been waiting a long time for this. when i checked back in 2010, lockman only had the nook and kindle versions out. looks like they put this out in 2011 and i just discovered it (2012).
so this book is in the ePub format with adobe DRM. i've got a sony e-reader (e-ink based) which i purchased primarily because i didn't want to be locked into the nook/kindle formats and devices. this ePub version should work well on a wide variety of devices.
to address a couple of the other reviews, i think the navigation works fine. i'm not really sure how they could do it better (but i also haven't used bibles on other devices either). i book marked page 12, which has all the books in the Bible listed on one page. i click/touch on a book, and i get a list of all the chapters in that book, also on one page. click on a chapter, and i'm there. so i can get to any chapter of the Bible in two clicks.
the search functionality is based on the e-reader, not the book. my search works fine ... but of course it searches the whole bible for whatever text i type in ... i can't tell it to only search a particular book.
it does have chapter/section headers and paragraph breaks. but it doesn't have footnotes or cross references, so i guess that would be one area that could be improved.
i'm really glad this finally came out. hope this review helps out someone else.
love in Christ,
paul
+1point
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Review 3 for Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible (NASB) - eBook
Overall Rating: 
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Great translation, poor eBook

Date:May 8, 2012
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MHRitterhouse
Age:35-44
Gender:male
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The NASB is a great translation and I've enjoyed reading the actual book. Yet the primary problem with the edition I purchased, ePub, has horrible navigation. The ePub edition isn't designed for eReaders that are eInk based. If you have a Kobo Vox, Kindle Fire, or Nook Tablet then it MAY work.
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Review 4 for Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible (NASB) - eBook
Overall Rating: 
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Does not work on Kobo or Android

Date:August 31, 2011
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EWalkey
Location:San Jose, CA
Age:45-54
Gender:female
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I was disappointed that this did not work on my Kobo reader. Perhaps The Lockman Foundation can make it available in the future.
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Review 5 for Holy Bible: New American Standard Bible (NASB) - eBook
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5

Date:August 4, 2011
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kate
Age:25-34
Gender:female
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Wish there was a way to highlight a passage (this may be my e-reader and not the e-book's fault, though). Wish there was a way to look up a certain verse by just typing it in instead of having to go to book and then chapter by chapter. Overall a great value for a Bible!
+3points
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