The Orthodox monasteries, Holy Apostles Convent and Dormition Skete, laboured seven years, with a committee of contributors, to present this fully illustrated Orthodox translation, which has been diligently compared against the original Greek text, the authorized version (1912) of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, and the King James Version. No compromise of accuracy and reliability in this brand-new translation which echoes the rhythms and idioms of the original Greek. This promises to be an enriched reading experience that gives you an in-depth understanding of God’s word, answering commonly asked textual and theological queries for vital and penetrating insights into God’s word.
Experience the New Testament fully illustrated with Orthodox icons interspersed, thus complementing pertinent text so that you can reverently view Christ, His Mother, the Apostles, and many other biblical personalities, together with sacred events, Bible scenes, miracles, parables, and numerous apocalyptic depictions.
High-quality format. Text is in large, easy-to-read 13-point typeface; endnotes are in a readable and clear 10-point typeface.
Words of Christ and others set in quotations.
At the end of each book of the New Testament, references and informative notes on linguistics, key words, difficult terms and phrases. Extensive explanatory notes packed with information on textual difficulties and theological concepts that enable you to discover the rich truths of the original Greek text.
Chronological Index of Gospel Parallels.
Instructive Appendix and Bibliography, and detailed listing of Greek codices explained.
Handsomely bound 6x9 Smyth-sewn case-bound book, in sturdy lexotone with gold stamping on cover and spine, printed on high-opacity acid-free pages, and lavishly illustrated. Sewn in gold ribbon place-marker.
Vol. 1: The Holy Gospels - (640 pages, 230 icons).