The NIV / The Message Parallel Study Bible combines three powerful study resources into one bound book. First, there s the complete text of the New International Version, the most read, most trusted translation of the Bible in the English language today. Next, there s the penetrating insights and story-like flow of The Message, today s most popular paraphrase. Finally, 10,000 notes from the pages of the Zondervan NIV Study Bible are combined with these two texts to create a wonderful study tool for those who want to dig deep into God s Word. Features: Book introductions Double column format (NIV and The Message side by side) Over 10,000 study notes Ribbon marker (except in hard cover edition)"