Published by Zondervan
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Pastor Henry Hampton Halley (1874-1965) originally printed his 16-page booklet titled Suggestions Concerning Bible Study as a study help for his audiences in 1922. By 1960 Halley’s Pocket Bible Handbook was in it’s 22nd edition, with 968 pages. Today, Halley’s Bible Handbook has more than 6 million copies in print in multiple languages.
Bible publisher Zondervan has now combined Halley’s notes alongside the New International Version Bible translation in Halley’s Study Bible. Verse-by-verse study notes, photography of archaeological findings and biblical places, and Zondervan’s exclusive NIV Comfort Print® typeface all come together to make this a treasured study Bible.
Features of Halley’s Study Bible (from Bible Gateway Blog):
- Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV)
- Over 750 articles, charts, and maps, gleaned from the bestselling Bible handbook of all time, Halley’s Bible Handbook
- Full color throughout with over 150 photos of ancient sites, Holy Land topography, and archaeological finds
- Over 6,000 bottom-of-the-page study notes
- Concordance with over 10,000 Scripture references
- Words of Jesus in red
- Two satin ribbon markers
- Exclusive Zondervan NIV Comfort Print® typeface
- 9-point print size
My take: Size – comfortable. Cover – hardback with a brown, canvas-like texture. Paper color – fairly bright white, making my own highlights & notes easy to read. Paper type – a bit on the thin side but common for Bibles this size. Font & print size – comfortable on my eyes. Study notes & helps – extensive without overwhelming. Page numbers & scripture references – located at the top outside edges of the page for quickly finding a passage.
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