The Christian Standard Bible is a revision of the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB), that updates both the translation and word choices in order to optimize the faithfulness to the original languages and clarity for modern audiences. Taking input and concerns from Bible scholars, pastors, and readers, the HCSB was updated with the CSB to improve the clarity for the modern reader.
Children are a precious gift from God. Whether you are putting them to bed at night, or getting them ready in the morning, there is valuable time being spent on an important routine. Another valuable activity to include in the life of a child is God's Word.
This Christian Standard Bible is designed with with kids in mind. Spend a little time each day reading to your kids from this Bible. The single-column text and illustrations come together to help kids relate to Bible stories and connect with their meaning.
- Complete CSB text
- Single-column format
- Presentation page
- 60 full-color pages for 30 Bible stories and illustrations
- 2 full-color page with a simple New Testament map and Bible-times churches
- 12 additional Bible stories with illustrations
- Special guides for parents
- Bible verses and phrases list
- Highlighted verses and stories
- 8 pages with illustrations of places and things in the Bible
- Basic Bible vocabulary for children
- Bible stories with bold print to offer two levels of reading
The Christian Standard Bible attempts to unveil the Bible's meaning through an optimal equivalence translation. The CSB uses both word-for-word and thought-for-thought translation methods in an effort to amplify the meaning behind text. For more information on the different Bible translations, view our Bible Translation Guide.