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ESV Literary Study Bible Notes

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In order to understand the content of the Bible, readers first need to understand how the content is expressed. The literary forms and features of the Bible are a crucial part of understanding the Bible’s message—both for its original audience and for readers today. Compared to conventional study Bibles that answer the what of a passage, the ESV Literary Study Bible guides readers through the Bible text, showing how to read the passage. Providing over 1,200 insightful notes, this volume highlights literary features such as genre, images, plot, setting, stylistic and rhetorical techniques, and artistry so readers can more richly understand the unity, flow, and profound depth of the biblical text. First published in 2007, the ESV Literary Study Bible has been refreshed with an all-new typesetting while retaining all the same content that helps readers discover and teach the message of the Bible embodied in its literary forms and features.

  • 1,200+ study notes focusing on the literary elements of passages throughout the Bible
  • General introduction to the Bible’s literary features
  • Introductions to each book of the Bible

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  • Highlights the literary features of the text
  • Includes more than 1,200 study notes
  • Contains introductions to each book of the Bible
  • Title: ESV Literary Study Bible Notes
  • Editors: Leland Ryken and Philip Graham Ryken
  • Publisher: Crossway
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Resource Type: Study Bible

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Leland Ryken (PhD, University of Oregon) served as professor of English at Wheaton College for nearly 50 years. He has authored or edited over fifty books, including The Word of God in English and A Complete Handbook of Literary Forms in the Bible. He is a frequent speaker at the Evangelical Theological Society’s annual meetings and served as literary stylist for the English Standard Version Bible.

Philip Graham Ryken (DPhil, University of Oxford) is the eighth president of Wheaton College. Formerly, he served as senior minister of Philadelphia’s historic Tenth Presbyterian Church. He has written or edited more than 40 books, including the popular title Loving the Way Jesus Loves, and has lectured and preached at universities and seminaries worldwide.


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  1. Joseph Fisher

    Joseph Fisher


    Was really disappointed to read the comment that the behemoth in Job‬ ‭40‬:‭17‬ with a tail like a cedar tree is probably a hippopotamus. That sounds like gross eisegesis and makes the rest of the comments suspect. Yuck! Why not just let the text say what it says? Apparently during the time of Job there was a giant creature with a tail that could be likened to a cedar tree. The Bible says what it says. Let the chips fall where they may. Sad to have recommended this book to people.

  2. Doug Olson

    Doug Olson


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  4. Paul



    The product itself is formatted well. Unfortunately, the product is Calvinists.

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