Review: The NKJV Breathe Life Bible

As part of the Thomas Nelson Bibles blogger program, I have received a copy of the NKJV Breath Life Bible published by Thomas Nelson Bibles/Harper Collins Publishers at no cost to me in exchange for an honest review here on the Adonai Shalom USA blog.

Thomas Nelson NKJV The Breathe Life Bible Book Description

The NKJV Breathe Life Bible is a Christian response to the social unrest in Minneapolis and around the country following the tragic death of George Floyd in 2020.

This edition of the Bible contains the full text of the reliable NKJV translation with articles throughout that relate to racial reconciliation and social justice.

The contributors have come up with an acronym: BREATHE: Believe, Reconcile, Exalt, Act, Trust, Hope, and Elevate to help the reader find peace in God’s Word in a broken world.

Maps in the Thomas Nelson NKJV Breathe Life Bible

I received a paperback edition of this Bible. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the softcover edition contains the same high-quality, colorful maps that are found in so many Thomas Nelson Bibles such as the NKJV Ultra Thinline Bible.

The maps included feature the “World of the Patriarchs,” “Exodus and Conquest of Canaan,” “Land of the Twelve Tribes,” “Kingdom of David and Solomon,” “Jesus’ Ministry,” “Paul’s Missionary Journeys,” and “Jerusalem in the Time of Jesus.”

The binding showed a bit of wear from shipping, but all in all it is a high quality, economical edition of the Bible.

Here is an excerpt from the overview page on the Gospel According to Mark:

This Bible features articles focusing on “faith in action:”

This NKJV Bible uses a very readable “Comfort Print” font exclusive to Thomas Nelson Bibles.

My recommendation:


Rating: 4 out of 5.

I would give the Thomas Nelson NKJV Breathe Life Bible a 4 out of 5.

Rev. Jennifer Mieliulis Fuentes, M.Div., Duke University

Book details

Title: The Breathe Life Bible
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Bibles
Release Date: 
Genre: BIBLES/New King James Version/Study

ISBN-13: 978-0-7852-6305-0

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