If your translation of choice is the New International Version (NIV), and if you appreciate The Message for the freshness and insight it brings to your reading of the Bible, then you’ll love the NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible. By setting these two versions together, this parallel Bible allows you to instantly compare today’s most popular modern-English Bible translation: the NIV, and Eugene H. Peterson’s best-selling paraphrase: The Message.
- New International Version (NIV), 2011 update
The NIV brings you as close as you can get to the reading experience of the original audience. In every verse it seeks to offer the optimum combination of transparency to the original text and transparency to the original meaning.
- The Message
The story-like flow and conversational style of The Message is treasured by countless people for the way its contemporary language illuminates ageless truths.
- Foreword from Eugene H. Peterson
- Paragraph headings
- Table of Weights and Measures
- Double-column format
- Durable, flexible binding that stays open when laid on a flat surface
- Ribbon marker
- Silver page edges
- 7.50" x 5.25" x 1.75"