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The Bible: The New Testament: The King James Version | [Phoenix Audio]

The Bible: The New Testament: The King James Version

The parables and lessons of the New Testament resonate through much of our religious, literary, and cultural history. Written by the disciples and contemporaries of Jesus Christ, this work is a source of wisdom and solace for millions around the world. It includes the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, which record the life and teachings of Christ, as well as the Book of Acts, Revelation, and other fundamental biblical writings.
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"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God."

The parables and lessons of the New Testament resonate through much of our religious, literary, and cultural history. Written by the disciples and contemporaries of Jesus Christ, this work is a source of wisdom and solace for millions around the world. It includes the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, which record the life and teachings of Christ, as well as the Book of Acts, Revelation, and other fundamental biblical writings.

Famed actor Gregory Peck narrates, reading with sensitivity and power from the King James Version, a biblical translation of sublime poetic beauty. Whether you're a newcomer or an experienced Bible reader, this audio version will bring you hours of timely inspiration.

(P)2005 Phoenix Audio

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    R. Loveland, CO, USA 06-08-07
    R. Loveland, CO, USA 06-08-07
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    "Well Worth The Purchase"

    This audiobook of the New Testament was very well done indeed. Gregory Peck, I thought, did a marvelous job at reading the sometimes difficult language of the King James version of the Bible. Excellent job. No music during the readings. Only at the end of books and sometimes chapters.

    While listening through this audiobook, my mind became more familar with the Olde English of the KJV. Now when I read the KJV, I hardly have any trouble with the language. And once your mind is comfortable with the Olde English, the KJV reads better than any version out there.

    The quality of the audiobook is very good at level 4. The Audiobook downloads in 3 parts. Beautifully Done!

    26 of 26 people found this review helpful
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    Carl Cravens Wichita, KS USA 06-11-03
    Carl Cravens Wichita, KS USA 06-11-03 Member Since 2002
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    "Excellent performance."

    Audiofile may think that the performance is "tired", but Peck's reading of the New Testament is exactly what I wanted. No musical score, no cast of thousands; no overblown, Shakespearean dramatization. Just God's word, read clearly and simply. Gregory Peck was a fine choice, and I never tired of hearing his voice.

    My only problem has been that the Bible doesn't seem to lend itself well to the audio format. It's too slow for casual listening in the less interesting parts, and it's too fast for serious contemplation.

    The only reason I rate this 4 stars instead of 5 is that I would prefer the NIV or even the NKJV over the KJV, but this is the only version that Audible carried at the time. The KJV is especially difficult in audio because the unclear language often requires some time to work through.

    105 of 111 people found this review helpful
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    Sally Cockeysville, MD, USA 01-09-04
    Sally Cockeysville, MD, USA 01-09-04
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    "Best reading of the Bible I've heard"

    Just voice. The word stands alone. No music or artistic to-do needed. And what a voice! Gregory Peck is wonderful in his reading. I would love to hear James Earl Jones read the New Testament and was thrilled to see it was available until I read in the reviews there was piano music in the background. I don't want that. One thing, I can't read this all the way through in one time period. I've been listening over about 6 months, and may listen again. Recommended!

    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Gregory Commack, NY, USA 09-27-04
    Gregory Commack, NY, USA 09-27-04
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    "Excellent!"

    Powerfully narrated Bible text. Robust & clear audio, by one of the best narrators of all time. I only wish Gregory Peck had narrated the Old Testament as well. Alas, it will never be.

    15 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Daniel Granbury, TX, USA 02-20-04
    Daniel Granbury, TX, USA 02-20-04
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    "The Bible:The New Testament (Unabridged)"

    I think Mr. Peck's reading is excellent. I only wish Audible would provide equally good readings of a modern translation; I prefer the New American Standard or the English Standard Version.

    17 of 20 people found this review helpful
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    Greg Tomilson 02-15-03 Listener Since 2001
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    "The New Testiment read by Gregory Peck"

    Obviously I'm not going to comment on the content. The production was great. You couln't ask for a better reader for the Bible than Gregory Peck!

    35 of 43 people found this review helpful
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    michael Long Beach, CA, United States 06-04-13
    michael Long Beach, CA, United States 06-04-13
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    "I enjoy this reading of the bible"

    I enjoy listenting to the bible and this is my favorite audio bible. It is broken down into three parts which may be an issue for some. Its not for me. I listen to the bible for the spirtual. This reading of the bible touches my soul. The King James is the most poetic version of the bible; combine that with Gregory Peck as the reader and something special happens.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Mark Berkshire, United Kingdom 10-25-03
    Mark Berkshire, United Kingdom 10-25-03 Member Since 2002
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    "Faith comes by hearing,and oh boy does it just!!!"

    The New Testament has a thread that seems to flow from start to finish. After going through the New Testament in around six weeks, I couldnt wait to get started again. I have discovered truths by listening that I have overlooked many times during reading. It's awesome....get it!!

    9 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Jeanette lemon grove, CA, USA 05-12-07
    Jeanette lemon grove, CA, USA 05-12-07
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    "Jesus tells it like it is"

    Jesus Christ begins his ministry with a declaration from the book of Isaiah: He has come to set the captives free. He also said, Repent for the Kingdom of God is at hand. A fabulous story that I can never, ever get tired of.

    5 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer Orangevale, CA, USA 06-30-04
    Jennifer Orangevale, CA, USA 06-30-04
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    "Less than intriguing..."

    I, being a devoted Christian, was looking forward to enjoying the bible at all times during the day. Unfortunately, I found this to be a dull, boring rendition of the New Testament. Partially my fault because I didn't realize that it was the King James Version...I find this audiobook to be hard to understand and monotone.

    5 of 12 people found this review helpful
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