The Amplified Bible captures the full meaning behind the original Greek and Hebrew. It is based on the philosophy that a given word may have a multitude of meanings. This translation's purpose is to reveal any clarifying meanings that may be concealed by traditional translation methods. A unique system of punctuation, italics, references, and synonyms to unlock subtle shades of meaning as found in the original languages is used inside to get the full meaning of the text. Black letter edition, concordance, study notes, footnotes, historical background, archaelogical notes, book introductions, cross references, double column format, and bibliography.