The Bible has influenced the world far more than any other book in history. Every day, millions of people read from its pages to sustain and inform their daily lives and draw nearer to God.This lovely new edition of the NIV Popular with Bible Guide Hardbackis convenient in size making it ideal for daily use.This edition contains the complete text of the Bible, directly translated from the original scriptures into clear English. It also contains a Bible Guide section that introduces each of the Bible's books and explains some of the social and geographical background to the people and places you will discover therein. There is an index of well-known passages and four Bible maps. The New International Version is the most popular modern English Bible translation in the world. It is acclaimed for its accurate scholarship, its lucid, dignified English and the clarity with which it communicates the timeless truths of Scripture.The royalty from every Hodder & Stoughton NIV Bible that you buy helps to fund the International Bible Society's effort to translate and distribute Bibles to people in need around the world.
The International Bible Society (IBS) commissioned both the NIV and TNIV. Its mission is to faithfully translate, publish and reach out with God's Word to people around the world. The Committee on Bible Translation (CBT) produced both the NIV and TNIV. It is an independent body of the most renowned English-speaking biblical linguists and scholars in the world.