Good for the ministry
1987, Zondervan, 1514 pages with Notes, Concordance 192 pages plus 6 colour maps.
If you want to get all the rich nuances and shades of meaning of the original Bible languages, the Amplified Bible is for you. No knowledge of Greek or Hebrew is required – just a desire to know all that God says in his Word.
With its unique system of brackets, parentheses and italics, the Amplified Bible defines and expands key words and phrases right in the text. Verse by verse, the full meaning of Scripture unfolds as you read. And this Bible features other study aids as well to help you clearly understand God’s Word:
Footnotes – provide concise historical and archaeological information, plus hundreds of references to select sources and authors.
Book Introductions – Each Bible book has its own introduction, telling you about the book’s author, background, purpose, and themes.
Concordance – helps you find the location of verses (25,000 entries).
Bibliography and Glossary – give you a handy list of the sources cited in the study notes and the most frequent amplifications in the text.