The NIV is a widely used and accessible English translation of the Bible, known for its readability and accuracy. The NIV Study Bible uses this translation as its text. Cross-references connect related passages within the Bible, allowing readers to explore similar themes and concepts throughout the text. The NIV Study Bible often contains maps, charts, and illustrations to help readers understand the geographical and historical context of the Bible.A concordance provides an alphabetical list of keywords and their corresponding Bible verses, facilitating the study of specific topics or words. The NIV Study Bible often emphasizes the practical application of biblical principles, offering guidance on how to live out the teachings of the Bible in daily life.Some editions feature in-depth articles on various topics, helping readers explore specific themes and issues within the Bible.This Bible edition includes a wide range of study aids, such as book introductions, study notes, and commentary, to provide context, explanations, and insights into the biblical text.