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The best study bible you can find is one that helps you grow deeper in your love and readings of scripture. That is exactly what a study Bible was designed for!
The main difference between a normal bible and a study bible is that a study bible is equipped with side notes and commentaries that help you cross reference and understand the big picture of every verse as you read.
In our list below of the 12 best study bibles of 2019, we tried to find a variety of study bibles. Hopefully, there are some bibles on this list that you never knew existed and that can help you grow in your readings of scripture. Enjoy!
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ESV Study Bible
The ESV Study Bible is one of the most traditional study bibles on our list, and it never fails to deliver. Reformed Bible teachers and scholars like John Piper, Mark Driscoll, R. Albert Mohler Jr., and R. Kent Hughes have endorsed and supported this bible since its release in 2008. In March 2009, the ESV Study Bible became the first Bible ever to win the Christian Book of the Year Award by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA).
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CSB Apologetics Study Bible for Students, Hardcover
The CSB Apologetics Study Bible for Students an awesome tool for young adults, students, and people who are new to the faith. This study bible is loaded with truths of Scripture and equipping with thoughtful and practical responses when the core issues of faith and life are challenged. There are so many questions asked about scripture today, and this bible was created to help you answer them. This revised and updated edition includes new articles and extensive apologetics study material from today’s most popular youth leaders and apologists to reflect relevant apologetics issues and questions being discussed today. This is a truly unique Bible created to encourage students to ask tough questions, get straight answers, and strengthen their faith.
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The Hebrew-Greek Keyword Study Bible
The Hebrew-Greek Key Word Study Bible is a fantastic tool to help you grow deeper in your knowledge of scripture. For those of you who are looking to take your studies to the next level, this study bible is for you. This study bible pulls apart the keywords of scripture and looks at their original Hebrew and Greek meanings. It then explains what the original Hebrew/Greek words mean and how they are typically used in their original languages. For those of you who are not sure what the most accurate translation of scripture is, this book may be perfect for you. As the reader, you will be able to dive deep into the scripture and pick apart the original translations and see how they apply to our texts today.
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NIV, KJV, NASB, Amplified, Classic Comparative Parallel Bible
Another awesome tool to help you grow deeper in your studies of the scripture is the Classic Comparative Parallel Bible. Much like the Hebrew-Greek Key Word study bible we just looked at above, this study Bible helps you understand the original meanings and translations of scripture. This bible, however, helps us understand the scripture by comparing the different translations with one another. This study bible is one of the best tools to bring to Bible studies where most people bring different translations of scripture. Maybe you can be the one to help them understand how they all perfectly explain the Glory of God?
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ESV Gospel Transformation Study Bible
All of the scripture contains the redemptive story of Christ Jesus. The ESV Gospel Transformation Study Bible is a tool that helps us see Christ throughout the whole bible. This Bible comes equipped with a context that explains passage-by-passage how God’s redemptive purposes in the gospel apply to the lives of believers today.
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ESV Systematic Theology Study Bible
Our beliefs should always be rooted in God’s word. The goal of the ESV Systematic Theology Study Bible is to help you understand where the core beliefs of Christianity come from today. There are so many different denominations, traditions, and beliefs circling the word “Christian”, and they cannot all be right. This bible was created to help readers understand how scripture forms the basis for our understanding of God, humanity, sin, salvation, and eternity. This is an awesome tool that may help you decide which church is the best for you; a church rooted in God’s word and dedicated to staying true to the scriptures.
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ESV Student Study Bible
The ESV Student Study Bible was written for students who are serious about God’s word and are dedicated to learning more about what the Bible teaches and how it can be applied to everyday life. This study bible is loaded with 12,000 study notes, about 900 “did you know” facts, 120 Bible character profiles, 80,000 cross-references, and 15 topical articles. This study bible also has a keyword glossary designed to help students better understand some of the key phrases of scripture.
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ESV Women's Devotional Bible
What kind of women devotional site would we be if we didn’t include a study bible applicable to women on our list? The Women’s Devotional Bible is rich in theology while remaining extremely practical for life application. This bible has features and content written specifically for women, along with daily devotionals to help you go deeper into each book of the bible. The commentary of this study bible was written by both men and women including professors, musicians, authors, counselors, homemakers, and conference speakers.
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NIV Kids Visual Study Bible
The NIV Kids’ Visual Study Bible is loaded with full-color imagery and over 700 illustrations, photos, infographics, and maps that visually represent key Bible information. But that is not all, this study bible also features important facts and notes on key features of the Bible. This may be a kids study bible, but it may even be beneficial for anyone who learns visually. Color and images help our brains retain more information than just text alone. This study bible is crucial for kids to help them retain the information and apply it to everyday life.
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NIV Life Application Study Bible
The #1 selling bible of today is the Life Application Study Bible, and maybe for a good reason. This study bible looks at the passages of scripture and helps us personally apply them to your circumstances of life. It does this by answering real-life questions, providing almost 10,000 life application notes, and features designed to help you apply God’s truth to daily life. This bible is the perfect gift for a new Christian who might not know how the Bible applies to their life.
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NIV Journal the Word Bible for Women
The NIV Journal the Word Bible for Women is a unique study bible. This study bible guides you through the passages of scripture and provides relevant reflections. What is so powerful about this study bible is the ability the reader has to reflect on every page they read and help them retain the information. This study bible is a great tool for learning and memorizing scripture. You can read the reflections first, then the scripture, or vise versa; whatever helps you as the reader grow deeper in your studies.
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NIV Foundation Study Bible
The NIV Foundation Study Bible provides easy to use features, notes, and commentaries designed to help you learn the scriptures. This classic study bible comes equipped with the worlds most popular Bible translation, the NIV. If you are not sure what kind of study bible to buy, this study bible may the right one for you. It is as close to a normal study bible as possible but provides great cross-references and commentaries at the bottom of the pages for the readers to understand each verse and treasure their understandings.
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