Publication Date: January 2012 (Asia/Africa)
Format: Paperbound with Plastic Cover
Specifics: 1442 pp., 5 1/2 X 8 1/8
Rights: ASIA and AFRICA

Finally approved for publication, this new edition reflects the work of nearly 100 scholars and has been extensively reviewed and approved by the US Bishops. The New American Bible – Revised Edition (NABRE) takes into account the best current scholarship as well as the new discovery of ancient manuscripts that improve our knowledge and understanding of the Biblical text.

This affordable edition of the New American Bible translation is perfect for use by students. The NAB student edition can be handed out to Confirmation classes, Bible study groups or given as a gift to an individual. Some of the special features included in this NAB Student Edition include:

  • Book Introductions
  • Chronological Listing of Christ’s Miracles and Discourses
  • Concise and Authoritative Notes
  • Cross-References
  • Footnotes
  • List of the Popes
  • Maps
  • Presentation Page
  • Lightweight Paper

The New American Bible Revised Edition (NABRE)accomplishes three major goals in Biblical scholarship: First, a more accurate translation aided by modern archeological and historical discoveries; second, a more consistent rendering of the Greek and Hebrew to more closely express the meaning of the original text; and third, revisions in the NABRE reflect changes in modern English usage of particular words (ex. “burnt offering” substituted for “holocaust”).

The New American Bible Revised Edition has the 2011 revised Old Testament & Psalms.

The NABRE is a formal equivalent translation of Sacred Scripture, sponsored by the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, using the best manuscripts available. Work on most books of the Old Testament by forty revisers and a board of eight editors began in 1994 and was completed in 2001. The 1991 revision of the Psalter, the work of thirty revisers and six editors, was further revised by seven revisers and two editors between 2009 and 2010. Work on the New Testament, begun in 1978 and completed in 1986, was the work of thirteen revisers and five editors.


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