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Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore
Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore

Word of God - Amethyst Edition

$149.00

The NKJV Word of God - Amethyst Edition features the New King James highly readable Bible text in a single-column format. Combining 9-point Milo typeface with line-matching and illustrations from Gustave Dore, this edition ensures readability for longer periods of time.

Features: 

  • New King James Version
  • Full-grain Goatskin Leather Cover
  • Full-grain Calfskin Leather Liner 
  • Amethyst under gold art-gilt 
  • 30 gsm Bible paper 
  • 66 Illustrations from Gustave Doré
  • Edge-lined bound 
  • Golden Filigree 
  • 32,523 Cross-references
  • Translator's Notes
  • Concordance
  • Line-matching
  • Three 10mm double satin ribbon markers
  • Full-color maps 
  • Smyth-sewn binding
  • Lifetime Guarantee
  • Two-piece box
  • Red Letter Edition 

Specifications:

Trim:  6 in x 9 in x 1.5 in
Page Count:  1,889
Weight:  2.54 lb 

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CD
08/06/2019
Chester D.
Canada Canada

Perfect Lifetime Bible!!!

I started collecting calfskin, goatskin and genuine bonded leather Bibles here at home. Thank God, I finally bought the Humble Lamb's "The Word of God" last week. The goatskin leather is soft and smooth and easily grip not to stress in my hands. That book has great 36 gsm paper with less ghostings, words of Jesus Christ in RED, easier to read with comfort fonts, with three purple ribbons, single column with cross references, and the most important the excellent artistic illustrations of Gustavo Dore to bring the story into life! The English version is the New King James Version Bible. NKJV is a word-for-word English translation and great for study and spend time with the Lord through prayer and worship with Him. I pray to publish like the New American Standard Bible and the English Standard Version -- I will wait for those soon. God bless you, Humble Lamb publishing and ministry!!!

JD
07/15/2019
James D.
United States United States

Beautiful Bible!

This is one of the best looking Bibles I've seen. The leather is buttery soft and nice and floppy. The art gilting is beautiful and super dark. The only things that that would make this better is a little thicker paper, better ribbon placement and more yapp. But still this is a great high quality premium Bible for a great price.

A Humble Lamb Customer
MR
06/27/2019
Michael R.
United States United States

Reading magnet

Other premium Bibles are attractive for various reasons. My Amethyst draws me to reading it. I enjoy it more than any I’ve ever had. I thank God for blessing me to have it. And, the purchase process was delightful.

IK
06/21/2019
Iain K.
United States United States

I love my bible.

The bible is well built and i do believe it will last a long time.

KN
05/13/2019
Ken N.
Canada

Humble Lamb Bible

It was shipped to Canada in a week, well packaged and when you open it, great care goes into the presentation of your new bible. The box, cross of heavy white wrapping paper around the bible and the presentation card to you as the owner of “The Word of God”. The bible is almost too nice. There is a sense that I do not want to mark it up or write in it. But I will! I want it to learn from. I am older and find the font readable, but smaller than my old bible. I do wish the font was larger. Otherwise, everything about the bible is excellent!

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Build Quality

A Handcrafted Bible

Hand-crafted Premium Bibles

We've been very careful in choosing the best binding methods for the Humble Lamb Bibles. Each Bible has been individually handcrafted to meet the highest standards of quality.

We have included an international lifetime warranty on manufacturer's defects with each purchase. Learn more here. 

 

Color Variations

Humble Lamb Bibles

These Bibles are available in three distinct colors: Amethyst, Cardinal Red, and Royal Blue. The color relates to the art-gilt and ribbon variation. Each Bible contains three 10mm ribbons.

 

Book Spine

Raised hubs on Bible

A few centuries ago, books were only for the aristocrats, and every well-crafted book had raised hubs or "ribs". The raised hubs in our Bibles will not only feel great in the hand but will also give your Bible a classy, clean look. 

 

Art-Gild

Humble Lamb Art-gilt Word of God

A red, blue, or purple decorative finish was added to the page edges, where dye and gilt foil combine to add richness and luster to the finished Bible.

 

Edge-lined Bound 

A rare but highly durable method of binding is used in the Humble Lamb Bible. First, edge-lined binding does not use a book board between the lining and the cover. The two layers are full-grain Goatskin leather for the cover and full-grain calfskin leather. Second, there is a perimeter stitching that prevents the liner from separating from the cover over time. There is also a golden filigree along the edge of the liner.

Smyth-sewn Binding

Smyth-sewn Humble Lamb Bible

The book block is Smyth-sewn, a method that involves sewing through the folds of the individual, collated signatures. Not only does this method give great durability to the book block, but it also allows your Humble Lamb Bible to open flat from Genesis to Revelation.

 

Paper 

High-opacity Bible Paper

The paper chosen is 30 GSM high-opacity Bible paper. The high opacity helps with the ghosting/see-through of the ink. By choosing 30 gsm Bible paper it allowed us to fit 1,800 pages in a 1.5 inch thick Bible.  

The Design

THE WORD OF GOD

the Word of God by Humble Lamb

The typical Bible that you buy at your local store is inscribed "The Holy Bible". Not only did we want to create something different, but we wanted to create a sense of reverence appropriate for the powerful message that you will hold in your hands. From the detailed craftsmanship to the layout, we wanted you to know that you aren't holding just any book. You will be holding the sacred "Word of God".

The layout and design was created by our Humble Lamb team. There are two key elements to the design of "The Word of God". It will be easy-to-read with a beautiful design, while including reference notes and cross-references that are conducive to your in-depth studies.

The Golden Ratio

Golden ratio Bible

Designing the Humble Lamb Bible was no easy task. It was designed with mathematical precision and beauty through the use of the Fibonacci Sequence. The Fibonacci Sequence reveals a mathematical relationship found throughout nature called the Golden Ratio. This ratio is the basis for the precise geometric balance and harmony of our Bible. Based on these timeless design principles, the Humble Lamb Bible is beautiful and pleasing to the eye.   

Thoughtful Design

Thoughtful Bible design

Many people do not think of how words are arranged on the page but this is important for visual aesthetics. 45-75 characters per line is the perfect range for readability. We have designed the Bible so that our text meets this criterion, ensuring an enjoyable study and reading experience, even for longer periods of time.

The cross-references are accented in deep red and have been placed beside the verse that they correspond with for ease of use.

Gustave Dore

Gustave Dore Humble Lamb

The Humble Lamb Word of God is complemented by the artwork of Gustave Dore.  His illustrations accompany the appropriate text and help bring the story to life.

"Gustave Dore was a prolific engraver, artist, illustrator, and sculptor, working primarily as a wood and steel engraver. He produced over 100,000 sketches in his lifetime, and lived to be 50 years old, averaging 6 sketches per day for each day he lived. Even though he was an untrained, self-taught artist, who never used a live model, and who could not sketch from nature, his work is considered some of the most important in the entire engraving art world (Gustave Dore)."

"As a child, young Dore was an avid artist and earned his way as an illustrator in a Paris bookshop, publishing his first drawings when he was 15 years old. His young age and great talent drew much attention, which led to newspaper and journal articles written about the “child illustrator,” and generated further interest in the artist. As an illustrator, Dore created engravings for the books of Balzac, Rabelais, Milton, Dante, Edgar Allen Poe, and Lord Byron. He was commissioned to illustrate a version of the English Bible, which was extremely popular, allowing for the foundation of his own gallery, the Dore Gallery (Gustave Dore)."

“Gustave Dore - 758 Paintings, Illustrations, Drawings and Prints.” www.wikiart.org, WikiArt Visual Encyclopedia, www.wikiart.org/en/gustave-dore.

 Humble Lamb Bible Illustrations by Gustave Dore

The Leather

 

Cover 

Humble Lamb Bible Goatskin Leather

When creating the Humble Lamb Bibles, we chose only top quality leather to protect and encase your Bible. For the outside cover, we have chosen full-grain Goatskin leather. Full-grain goatskin leather is considered, by many, to be the best leather for Bibles, without getting into exotics. Although more expensive, it is an essential part of Humble Lamb's Bibles.  

Full Grain leather comes from the top layer of the hide which has ALL of the grain, therefore, FULL grain. The surface of the full-grain leather becomes more burnished and beautified with continued use.

Inside Liner

We also gave much attention and care to the materials chosen for the interior liner. Although most Bibles often overlook this very important element of the Bible, we made sure to outfit it with a premium full-grain Calfskin leather.

 

Uniqueness 

Due to the natural variation in animal hide, no one cover is the same. The uniqueness of the hide makes sure that you have an exclusive and one-of-a-kind Bible. 

 

Flexible. Supple. Enduring.

This double-leathered masterpiece is sure to be your companion for many years to come. 

 

 

Word of God - Amethyst Edition - Premium Bible with illustrations from Gustave Dore

Word of God - Amethyst Edition

$149.00