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The bestselling MacArthur Study Bible added
to Thomas Nelson’s Premier Collection

Nashville, Ten. (March 2019) – The MacArthur Study Bible, a longtime bestseller, will be the first study Bible in Thomas Nelson’s Premier Collection.

With over 2 million copies sold across translations, The MacArthur Study Bible is well-known for its unrivaled explanation of Scripture’s historical, cultural, and linguistic context drawn from decades of study and reflections from pastor, teacher, and author Dr. John MacArthur.

The Premier Collection release coincides with the all-new Second Edition of The MacArthur Study Bible exclusively available this September in the classic New King James Version. The Second Edition includes updates and revisions to the more than 20,000 verse-by-verse study notes, a significantly expanded selection of in-text maps and charts, and beautiful two-color redesign. Other features include introductions for every book of the Bible, a 125-page concordance with lists for people and places, articles, outlines, an index of key doctrines, and a helpful overview of theology. With this new release, Dr. MacArthur continues his legacy of equipping readers with a thorough understanding of God’s Word. “Dr. MacArthur’s commitment to providing clear, powerful exposition of the Scriptures is beautifully realized in this study Bible,” says Daniel Marrs, publisher of Thomas Nelson Bibles. “With the second edition, a whole new generation of Bible readers can be guided by Dr. MacArthur to see for themselves the powerful truths contained in this unique book.”

As part of the Premier Collection, this Bible features a brown goatskin leather cover, raised spine hubs, and Smyth-sewn, edge-lined construction for durable flexibility. Like the other Bibles available in the collection, The MacArthur Study Bible’s art gilded pages edges and three satin ribbon markers make an elegant presentation of God’s Word. Printed on premium European Bible paper, the line-matched text is typeset in Thomas Nelson’s NKJV Comfort Print, designed for optimal readability.

With premium materials, fine design, and brand new and updated content, this exceptional Bible invites readers to experience the power and inspiration of Scripture like never before.

To learn more about the Premier Collection, visit:

New Product Details
The MacArthur Study Bible, NKJV Second Edition, Premier Collection
Available for purchase on September 24, 2019
ISBN 9780785230885
2,080 pages
6.2 in X 9.2 in

For reprint permission, review copies, or to request an interview with John MacArthur, contact Amy Bigler at or 616-698-3514. About the Author:  John MacArthur has served as the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, since 1969. His ministry of expository preaching is unparalleled in its breadth and influence. In more than four decades of ministry from the same pulpit, he has preached verse by verse through the entire New Testament (and several key sections of the Old Testament). He is president of the Master’s University and Seminary and can be heard daily on the Grace to You radio broadcast (carried on hundreds of radio stations worldwide). He has authored a number of bestselling books, including Twelve Ordinary Men, and One Perfect Life.

About Comfort Print®: Read on! Settle in and spend more time in the Bible without eyestrain. Comfort Print® is an exclusive new family of fonts expertly designed to allow your eyes to relax as they flow smoothly along the lines of text. Learn more at

Contact: Amy Bigler, Senior Public Relations Manager
web:  tel: 616-698-3514