Holy Bible

Collection ID

BIB.005003

Type

Bible - Printed Book

Date

2013

Geography

Nashville, Tennessee (United States)

Language

English

Medium

Printed on paper

Dimensions

8.25 × 5.5 × 1.37 in (21 × 13.9 × 3.5 cm)

Exhibit Location

Not on view


This edition of the Bible was published by The Gideons International in 2013 in commemoration of the two billionth Bible or portion of the Bible delivered worldwide. The text is based on the English Standard Version. The Gideons International began distributing Bibles and New Testaments in 1908. The first one billion copies were distributed over a span of 93 years (from 1908–2001). The second one billion copies were distributed in just 14 years (from 2002–2015). To mark this milestone a commemorative edition of the Bible was made and given to leaders throughout the world.

Printed in 2013 by The Gideons International, Nashville, Tennessee; Donated in 2016 to Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.

description

This edition of the Bible was published by The Gideons International in 2013 in commemoration of the two billionth Bible or portion of the Bible delivered worldwide. The text is based on the English Standard Version. The Gideons International began distributing Bibles and New Testaments in 1908. The first one billion copies were distributed over a span of 93 years (from 1908–2001). The second one billion copies were distributed in just 14 years (from 2002–2015). To mark this milestone a commemorative edition of the Bible was made and given to leaders throughout the world.


provenance

Printed in 2013 by The Gideons International, Nashville, Tennessee; Donated in 2016 to Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.


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