"But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:"
1 Peter 3:15 (KJV)
The Greek word for answer used in 1 Peter 3:15 is apologia. An apologist is one who defends and gives and account for a firmly held belief.
Defend your faith and answer some of the challenging questions you have as you read through the Bible. This King James Version study Bible features notes and insights from many leading Christian apologists.
More than one-hundred key questions and articles placed throughout the volume about faith and science prompt a rewarding study experience at every reading. Highlights of this thinking person’s edition of God’s Word include the full text of the KJV translation, an introduction to each Bible book focusing on its inherent elements of apologetics, and profiles of historic Christian apologists from Justin Martyr to C.S. Lewis.
Enjoy valuable contributions from leading modern apologists such as Chuck Colson, Norm Geisler, Hank Hanegraaff, Josh McDowell, Albert Mohler, J.P. Moreland, Ravi Zacharias, and 90+ more contributors. Plus a special lead article from best-selling author Lee Strobel on how “How Apologetics Changed My Life.”
- Complete KJV text
- 9.75-point type
- Book introductions
- Two-column format
- Two-color page design
- Notes on the reliability of scripture
- Over 130 articles dealing with life's toughest questions
- Twisted Scripture Notes addresses ways key Bible verses are misused
- Biographical sketches of history's greatest Christian apologists
- Time line of Christian apologists and their works
- Charts detailing important archaeological discoveries for Old and New Testaments
- Chart showing the validity of the New Testament compared to other ancient documents
- Charts comparing world religions and new religious movements
- Words of Christ in red
- Full-color maps
- Annotated bibliography
- Thumb indexed
- Ribbon marker
The King James Version has a long-standing reputation, and is one of the oldest English translations still being read today. Widely used by conservative Protestants, the KJV is published at a 12th grade reading level. For more information on the different Bible translations, view our Bible Translation Guide.