The ability to translate scripture into modern-day application is at your fingertips. Nelson's new Compact Bible Commentary is perfect for beginning Bible readers, students, pastors, and teachers--ordinary believers seeking a fresh and current perspective--all in a portable travel size. Over forty evangelical scholars created this rich resource, an abridgement of the already-successful Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Commentary . It is compact yet comprehensive, engaging every book of the Bible. Easy-to-understand translations and verse-by-verse explanations, combined with the latest historical research, make this an all-in-one resource for Christians. Applicable for studying with the King James Version , New King James Version , New International Version , and other popular translations. This book makes a great gift if you're looking for a solid, economical study product with thought-provoking insight and answers.