The ESV Bible (English Standard Version) is an “essentially literal” translation of the Bible in contemporary English. The ESV translation is ideally suited for personal reading, for public worship, for in-depth study, and for Scripture memorization.
The ESV Bible was created by a team of more than 100 leading evangelical scholars and pastors. Since its publication in 2001, the ESV has gained wide acceptance and is used and trusted by church leaders, numerous denominations, and millions of individuals around the world.
The ESV Compact Bible combines classic portability and improved readability. This Bible will be a favorite of anyone who likes to take God’s Word wherever they go: from daily commuters to faithful students, world travelers to busy moms.