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Thomas Nelson releases 40 NKJV™ Bibles
in new, exclusive Comfort Print® Font

Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2018 – Thomas Nelson is pleased to announce the release of 40 NKJV™ Bibles featuring the new, exclusive NKJV Comfort Print® typeface. The new Bibles are available in a variety of Thinline editions, including Compact, Value, and Large Print, in Cloth over Board and Leathersoft bindings. New NKJV Comfort Print® Bibles are also available in Pew, Gift and Award, and Deluxe Gift editions.

HarperCollins Christian Publishing released its first Comfort Print® Bibles in March 2017 in the Thomas Nelson KJV translation. In November 2017, more than 60 new Bibles were released in the Zondervan NIV translation with an exclusive NIV Comfort Print® typeface. With the release of Thomas Nelson’s NKJV Comfort Print® Bibles, HarperCollins Christian Publishing is pleased to be offering Comfort Print® Bibles in all three of its major translations.

The new NKJV Comfort Print® typeface was designed by 2K/DENMARK, a company renowned for their decades of experience in Bible typesetting and design. 2K/DENMARK’s Bible typefaces “are designed to serve one purpose; to contain the message of the Word of God.”

“The story and the character of the NKJV really provides the inspiration for the typeface, which is classic and elegant, but with a distinctly modern edge,” says Daniel Marrs, associate publisher, Thomas Nelson Bible Group. “More than that, it clearly communicates the wonderful message of Scripture, and reflects the NKJV translation itself—an extraordinarily accurate, beautiful translation, produced over the course of seven years by an international team of 130 Bible scholars and church leaders.”

“We believe that Scripture is uniquely sacred and beautiful, so, as Bible publishers, we care deeply about the stewardship of this book,” says Marrs. “We think it’s a good thing when the beauty of the message is reflected in the physical form of the book. And choosing the right typeface is one piece of that desire. Our NKJV Comfort Print® typeface blends tradition with the best advances in modern typography. The result is a font that’s traditional, but also entirely relevant and fresh, with modern design flourishes geared toward beauty and readability for readers today.”

To learn more about Comfort Print® and all the available (and forthcoming) Comfort Print® Bibles from Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, visit

To request review copies, contact Trinity McFadden at

Watch the story of the NKJV Font Commission

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

About 2K/DENMARK: 2K/DENMARK was founded in 1987. Today they offer a range of high quality services, both digitally and in printed media. 2K are designers, and that shines through in their type design, typesetting, and app development. With their roots deep in typography, design, and art history, they understand and respect the craft, but they also dare to find new solutions using new technology. Learn more at

About the NKJV™: Commissioned in 1975 by Thomas Nelson Publishers, the NKJV was developed by 130 respected Bible scholars, church leaders, and lay Christians. Over the course of seven years they created a translation that was completely new and modern, yet retained the purity and stylistic beauty of the original King James. With unyielding faithfulness to the Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic texts, the NKJV translation reflects the most recent research in archaeology, linguistics, and textual studies.

About Thomas Nelson: Thomas Nelson is a world leading publisher and provider of Christian content and has been providing readers with quality inspirational product for more than 200 years. As part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the publishing group provides multiple formats of award-winning Bibles, books, gift books, cookbooks, curriculum and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson, is headquartered in Nashville, TN. For additional information visit

Contact: Trinity McFadden, Senior Manager of Publicity  616-698-3514