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Zondervan releases first-of-its-kind journal Bible for the New American Standard Bible

Grand Rapids, Mich. Sept. 2020– Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to release the NASB, Journal of the Word™ Reference Bible, 1995 Text, featuring the exclusive NASB Comfort Print® typeface. Universally recognized as the gold standard among word-for-word translations, the beloved New American Standard Bible, 1995 Text, now delivers an exceptionally smooth reading experience, with a well-crafted, highly readable format.

The first-of-its-kind for the New American Standard Bible, the NASB Journal the Word Reference Bible allows you to record your thoughts next to treasured verses while also cross-referencing other scriptures. This single-column, red-letter Bible features thick paper with lightly ruled lines in the extra-wide margins, giving readers plenty of space to reflect on God’s Word and enhance their study.

Excellent to give as a gift or for personal use, this Bible with your personal writings inside it can also become a cherished heirloom to pass on to future generations.  Features:

  • The full text of the New American Standard Bible, 1995 Text
  • Single-column cross-reference system
  • Lined, wide margins for taking notes, drawing artwork, and writing personal reflections
  • Thick white paper
  • Words of Christ in red
  • Lays flat in your hand or on your desk
  • Satin ribbon marker
  • Exclusive Zondervan NASB Comfort Print typeface
  • 8.5-point print size
The NASB Journal the Word Reference Bible is available now:

  • 9780310451198 NASB, Journal the Word Reference Bible, Hardcover, Black, Red Letter, 1995 Text, $49.99
  • 9780310451204 NASB, Journal the Word Reference Bible, Leathersoft over Board, Brown, Red Letter, 1995 Text, $59.99

For reprint permission or review copies, contact Amy Bigler at

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. NASB 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 616.698.3514