The Two Most Popular Translations in One Volume. * KJV and NIV side-by-side for quick verse-for-verse comparison. * Large print for easy reading. * NIV and KJV concordances. One Message. Two Ways of Translating It. Today's best-selling New International Version. The classic King James Version. Now they come together in the NIV/KJV Parallel Bible, Large Print. The NIV/KJV Parallel Bible does more than combine the poetic beauty and dignity of the King James Version (KJV) with the readability and accuracy of the best-selling New International Version (NIV). It lets you access their unique strengths: the KJV's lofty, word-for-word translation that generations of Christians have relied on, and the NIV's scholarly rendering, based on current knowledge of the most ancient manuscripts, that has set it apart for both clarity and accuracy. Setting these two classic translations side-by-side, the NIV/KJV Parallel Bible, Large Print allows you to compare and contrast, gaining insight from the distinctive nuances of each translation. It's an unbeatable format for Bible study. The NIV/KJV Parallel Bible, Large Print features: * NIV. Today's most read, most trusted translation, offering a unique combination of scholarly accuracy and easy readability. * KJV. The classic, beloved by Christians through the centuries for its dignity, poetic language and eternal truths. A timeless treasure. * NIV and KJV concordances help you find passages you're looking for and study key themes of Scripture. * Large Print eliminates eyestrain with large, easy-to-read 9.4 type. The classic King James Version (KJV), beloved by generations of Bible readers, was first published in England in 1611. Commissioned by King James I, it was the achievement of nearly fifty translators, who over four years revised the Bishop's Bible in the light of available Greek and Hebrew documents as well as other contemporary European translations. The result was the first Authorized Version, known to Americans as the King James Version. Subsequent editions corrected early misprints, modernized some spellings, and standardized features such as punctuation and italicization. The most famous revisions include the Cambridge edition of 1762, the Oxford edition of 1769 and Dr. F.H.A. Scrivener's Cambridge Paragraph Bible of 1873. Zondervan uses the Scrivener edition for its KJV Bibles. The New International Version (NIV) is today's most popular and most trusted English Bible translation. Since its release in 1973, the NIV has sold over 160 million copies. The goal of the NIV translation team was to produce a contemporary translation whose accuracy, clarity and literary quality would make it ideal for public and private reading, teaching, preaching, memorizing and liturgical use. Today the NIV is accepted by over 60 denominations--more than any other translation--and is supported by a library of reference resources unmatched by any other translation.