rush to press news and updates

Zondervan expands Premier Collection Bible line to
include NASB, 2020 Text

(Grand Rapids, MI, April 2022) – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of the New American Standard Bible (NASB) 2020 Thinline Premier Collection Bible – the first top-quality Premier Collection Bible available in the NASB, 2020 Text.

The New American Standard Bible stands on a rich tradition of faithfulness to the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts. It has been updated through the years to enhance accuracy, modernize language, and improve readability. The New American Standard Bible, 2020 Edition continues this tradition of maintaining fidelity to the original biblical languages while also ensuring that God’s Word speaks clearly to readers today.

The NASB 2020 Thinline Premier Collection Bible features Zondervan’s exclusive NASB Comfort Print® typeface, a brown goatskin cover, and elegant gauffered edges, all while delivering a traditional translation with improved readability. Features include:

  • The full text of the New American Standard Bible, 2020 Text
  • Hand-bound in a supple goatskin leather cover
  • Smyth-sewn and edge-lined construction for flexibility and durability
  • Gauffered page edges (printed gilded edges), with gilt line and perimeter stitching
  • Three double-sided satin ribbon markers, each 3/8-inch wide
  • Premium European Bible paper, 36 gsm
  • Generous yapp
  • Raised hubs on spine
  • Two-color page design throughout
  • Line-matched Bible text minimizes see-through
  • Black-letter edition
  • Less than one inch thick
  • Double-column, verse-by-verse format
  • Full-color presentation page
  • Exclusive Zondervan NASB Comfort Print typeface
  • 9-point print size

Premier Collection Bibles are also available in the New American Standard Bible, 1995 Text.

The New American Standard Bible (NASB) 2020 Thinline Premier Collection Bible is available now.

About Zondervan:  Zondervan, a worldwide leading Christian publisher of books and Bibles, is part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc. Its publications include a variety of Bible translations for all ages; books in different genres and subject areas for the general reader; curriculum for individual and group Bible study; books for children and young adults; academic resources including textbooks and reference books; ministry resources; and books on faith and culture. Zondervan is located in Grand Rapids, MI. For more information, visit

About Comfort Print:  Zondervan Bibles teamed up with 2K/Denmark, the world’s foremost Bible typeface foundry, to create exclusive Comfort Print Bible fonts. Comfort Print Bibles are easy to read at any size because the typeface was designed to be both efficient and readable. Zondervan Bibles believes that the beauty of the message should be reflected in the physical form of the book. Choosing the right typeface is one significant element in creating beautiful Bibles.

Contact: Amy Bigler, Senior Public Relations Manager,