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The Holy Bible (American Standard Version, ASV)

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This complete edition of The Holy Bible first published in 1901 was designed
for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It has both book
and chapter navigation links. In just a few clicks, you can be reading any verse
in the Bible.

The Table of Contents lists all books of the Old and New
Testaments. It also has the quick links to both the Old and New

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Published January 1st 2010 by MobileReference (first published January 1st 1992)
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Cheryl Rogers
Jan 12, 2011 Cheryl Rogers rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think God's word as expressed in the Holy Bible is unmatched. I have learned so much from my time in the word. Through the Holy Bible, God teaches me truths that truly have set me free to live a happier and more fulfilled life. That's here and now. But the best benefits are the eternal ones.
Nissi Rufus
Feb 19, 2010 Nissi Rufus is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
i will always keep reading this..
it just transforms you..
Adrian Colesberry
Really good book. Only got through Kings then I skipped ahead to the angry prophets. Hosea is the funniest. Leviticus is hilarious. The repetition involved in how to make the curtains properly around the arc of the covenant could be made into a performance art piece.
I deeply love and respect how the ancient Jewish religious scribes and priests did not sanitize what my religion of birth calls the Old Testament. It's a profane, violent, morally ambiguous text that is just as tricky and bizarre an
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Rogue-van (the Bookman)
The Old Testament revision is very accurate by conservative Christian standards. It tries to stay true to the original Hebrew wording while using American English. The New Testament revision isn't as well done. The ASV is a 1901 American revision of the 1881-1885 English Revised Version, which was a revision of the King James Version. I found it more helpful for detailed Old Testament study than most modern versions. The English is a little awkward for casual or devotional reading though.
Jeff Hinsonofabeesting
Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth, plus lots of begetting and such.
Donnie Gamble, Rev,  MDiv, DMin
An ongoing read, never ending...
Manasseh David
Feb 14, 2010 Manasseh David rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all.. everyone on earth!
Recommended to Manasseh by: My Momma..
"What wilt thou that I shall do unto thee?" -JESUS in Luke 18:41
Aaron
Jan 14, 2015 Aaron rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Reading through the Bible in 2015 was a bit more of a chore than I remember it being in 2013. Partially because I did not have the built-in 2+ hour bus commute for half the year, but also because the American Standard Version has a much greater propensity for bringing a glaze over my eyes. Meaning the language was needlessly arcane as related to my need for authenticity. Meaning I am now even more open to translations like The Message that favor an intelligible rendering of the texts' spirit ove ...more
Diana
May 03, 2011 Diana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The importance of this book to Western culture cannot be overstated, and that was my primary motivation for slogging through the mighty tome. After reading it cover to cover, my opinion of it as literature has greatly increased, but my opinion of the religious teachings has sunk even lower. Biggest positive surprise: how many common expressions have their origins here. Biggest negative surprise: how exceedingly unlikable Paul was. I expected him to be a homophobe, misogynist, prude, and general ...more
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