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Common English Bible CEB Common English Bible, Compact Thin Edition - Black EcoLeather (bonded leather)

Take a fresh look at the Bible while you experience a new translation. The Common English Bible combines a commitment to both accuracy and readability. The result is a new version of the Bible the typical reader or worshipper is able to understand with ease. Written in today's modern English, the Common English Bible was created through the careful work of 120 leading biblical scholars from 24 faith traditions and thorough field tests by 77 reading groups.

The CEB Compact Thin edition is a highly portable, small format Bible that is just over an inch thick. Generous line spacing offers increased legibility of 7-point type.

Features

  • Two-column setting with black letter text
  • 8 pages of full-color maps exclusively from National Geographic
  • In-text subject headings
  • Study and reading helps
  • Ribbon marker
  • Presentation page
  • Silver page edges
  • 7-point text size
  • 7.00 x 4.50" x 1.25"
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Customer Reviews for CEB Common English Bible, Compact Thin Edition - Black EcoLeather (bonded leather)
Review 1 for CEB Common English Bible, Compact Thin Edition - Black EcoLeather (bonded leather)
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2.5 stars

Date:January 26, 2014
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Tunesareus
Location:Virginia
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This Bible is small and light enough to be pretty portable and the cover and page gilding are nice. But the supposed 7 point type looks smaller than 6 point Bibles I have. The lines are spaced a bit farther apart than a lot of Bibles, which helps. But the text is a bit light; which detracts from already small print. Pages are difficult to turn (likely a by-product of it's thin design) and the margins are too narrow (text is too close to center binding).
This reads more like a novel than a Bible. And with the huge chunks of unseparated text, it's a stretch to even call this paragraph format. Verse format is much more conducive to study, memorization, and simply finding things.
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Review 2 for CEB Common English Bible, Compact Thin Edition - Black EcoLeather (bonded leather)
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

It's what I was hoping for.

Date:May 5, 2013
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Jeff
Location:Chazy, NY
Age:55-65
Gender:male
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I love studying different translations of the Bible so I have many. When I saw the NEB in this smaller format at a reduced price I wanted to buy it. I really like it, so much so that I pre-ordered the study Bible coming out later this year.
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Review 3 for CEB Common English Bible, Compact Thin Edition - Black EcoLeather (bonded leather)
Overall Rating: 
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Easy Reading

Date:January 2, 2013
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Doc Martune
Location:Queensbury,NY
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
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Very easy to read and understand.I would not hesitate to reccomend it to any one.
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Review 4 for CEB Common English Bible, Compact Thin Edition - Black EcoLeather (bonded leather)
Overall Rating: 
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Small enough to take anywhere.

Date:September 8, 2012
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NWTaft
Location:North Idaho
Age:Over 65
Gender:female
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It's slim profile makes it easy to put inside my purse for traveling or just going to church. I like this translation; it encourages me to read the Bible, and I don't need a commentary at my side.
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