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Multiple photos of modern day Jerusalem are included throughout the CSB Holy Land Illustrated Bible

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As you read through the Bible, you can explore the places where so much of God’s redemptive story took place—without ever leaving your home.

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Image found on page 1395 in the CSB Holy Land Illustrated Bible

Marking the location where, according to tradition, Jesus was baptized, the Greek Orthodox Church of John the Baptist is located at Bethany Beyond the Jordan. Excavations in the area have unearthed the ruins of over twenty churches and baptismal pools dating from the Roman and Byzantine eras.

Image found on page 38 in the CSB Holy Land Illustrated Bible

Reconstructed well at the entrance to Beer-sheba in southern Israel.

Image found on page 1338 in the CSB Holy Land Illustrated Bible

Overview of the modern city of Nazareth. The conical structure in the center is the Church of the Annunciation.

Image found on page 41 in the CSB Holy Land Illustrated Bible

Ruins on Byrsa Hill in Carthage, which is in northern Africa. The sacred precinct at Carthage, the Topheth, covered about 1 1/2 acres. Thousands of urns containing the sacrificial, cremated remains of animals and small children have been found there.

Featuring over 1,200 images, curated from Lifeway’s exclusive collection, see what Bible stories really looked like—from the rugged landscapes to the details of everyday life.

Additional Features

  • More than 1,200 images, maps, and illustrations with descriptive captions
  • More than 275 full-length articles to provide greater insight and understanding
  • Two-column text, topical subheadings
  • Book introductions to introduce setting and circumstances of writing
  • Intentionally designed pages to optimize the visual reading experience
  • Two ribbon markers for easy referencing between pages
  • Over 40 “Digging Deeper” call-outs strategically placed throughout the Bible
  • 9.5-point type
  • Easy-to-read black-letter text
  • Footnotes and concordance