The 5 Best Study Bibles

Sometimes, even when the language of the Bible is clear, we have questions. What is going on? Why did that happen? Why does this matter? We have some amazing study Bibles that can take us deeper into understanding biblical topics and truths, cultural and historical perspectives, and particular Bible books and passages.

NLT Study Bible

The NLT Study Bible translates both the words and the world of the Bible. Filled with thousands of study notes, maps, and insightful articles, the features of the NLT Study Bible bring the world of the Bible to life so that the meaning and significance of its message shines through. It will be like taking more than 40 of today’s top evangelical scholars along with you as you spend time in God’s Word. 

The visually engaging NLT Student Life Application Study Bible, Filament-Enabled Editionbrings learning to life for those of any age who want to get serious about their study of Scripture. It invites readers into an ever-deeper knowledge of God and his work in the world. This Bible features the New Living Translation and is equipped with the Filament Bible app. It’s perfect for those looking for an innovative New Living Translation study Bible. Between the study notes and the app you will have access to over 27,000 notes! 

Illustrated Study Bible NLT

The Illustrated Study Biblebrings Scripture’s message to life by giving readers an entirely new visual study experience. Filled with comprehensive study notes, articles, and profiles, it goes beyond the Scripture text to bring the Bible to life with visuals. The who, what, where, when, and why of the Bible jump off the page with stunning photos, illustrations, infographics, and full-color maps that integrate seamlessly with the scholarly study material.  Hundreds of information-rich windows to the Bible world instantly communicate foundational truths and complex information in an understandable, compelling way for today’s visual generation.

NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition

The Life Application Study Bible takes the Bible off the page and into your life. Because it understands that God’s Word is more than just a textbook to be studied, this Bible helps you impact your day-to-day with the things you’re learning and reading. Study the stories and teachings of the Bible with verse-by-verse commentary. Gain wisdom from people in the Bible by exploring their accomplishments and learning from their mistakes. Survey the big picture of each book through overviews, vital statistics, outlines, and timelines, and grasp difficult concepts using in-text maps, charts, and diagrams—all to help you do life God’s way, every day.

NLT One Year Chronological Study Bible

While there are many chronological Bibles, study Bibles, and devotional Bibles, The One Year Chronological Study Bible stands out as a Bible offering elements of each. It features a rare combination of study and devotional content presented alongside the clear and accurate New Living Translation text, which has been ordered chronologically and organized into 14 eras of history. It’s God’s story laid out as we’re used to reading a story—from beginning to end.