It's here. the complete edition of the translation so accurate, yet so inspiring to read, it literally sets the standard for generations to come. Fifteen years in the making, the Holman Christian Standard Bible is the work of 100 scholars from around the world collaborating on-line, in real time with the benefits of the best technology that has ever been used in the service of Bible translation. God's word comes through with power and confidence through carefully selected phrases and natural sounding idioms. All of this while placing the highest premium in giving to the reader the full range of meaning contained in the original languages.