Common English Bible (CEB) - Reference Bible
Ideal for in-depth Bible study, the Common English Reference Bible Decotone Sage Scroll edition features a classic two-tone designed cover in rich sage and walnut DecoTone that will be a graceful study resource for years to come. This portable Bible includes the all-new center-column cross-reference system and a concordance created for the CEB translation. The concordance will enable you to find the verse you are looking for, and the cross-reference system will show you how Bible verses relate to other Scripture.
Double column format
Center-column cross references
16-page map section
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.4 inches
9 point font
One name only, embossed for $5.00.
What is the CEB?
The CEB is not simply a revision or update of an existing translation. It is a bold new translation designed to meet the needs of Christians as they work to build a strong and meaningful relationship with God through Jesus Christ. The CEB is perfectly suited for use in public worship and reading aloud. This bold new version avoids obscure words and outdated phrases, removing language barriers to ensure an enjoyable, natural reading experience for young and old, believers and seekers. The result is a completely accurate translation of the original texts that's relevant, readable, reliable, and easily understood today.
Who Sponsored the Common English Bible (CEB)?
The translators and editors that worked on the CEB are from various denominations and locations around the world. The CEB translation was funded by the Church Resources Development Corp, which allows for cooperation among denominational publishers in the development and distribution of Bibles, curriculum, and worship materials. The CEB Committee meets periodically and consists of denominational publishers from the following denominations: United Church of Christ (The Pilgrim Press); Disciples of Christ (Chalice Press); Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (Westminster John Knox Press); Episcopal Church (Church Publishing Inc); and The United Methodist Church (Abingdon Press).
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