RSV Catholic Bible Compact Edition

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Product Info

  • Compact Catholic Bible
  • Vintage look
  • Midnight blue cloth cover
  • Revised Standard Version
  • Great Catholic Gift Bible



This RSV compact Catholic Bible is a great option if you need an on-the-go Catholic Bible when you're headed to mass, Bible study, or Eucharistic Adoration.  The bonus is that this compact Catholic Bible has great style!   It features a classic cloth cover, an unusual find,  in a beautiful blue-gray color with a gold embossed cross design on the front.  With its great style, this would also make a great Catholic gift Bible for a loved one.  Add an embossed name for a personal touch.  The RSV Bible was published in 1966 and remains the translation used in official Church documents, and served as the basis for the scriptural text used in the Catechism of the Catholic Church .


Dimensions & Specifications

  • Measures 4.5" x 1.1" x 6"
  • Ribbon marker
  • Approximate font size is 8 pt.
  • 1280 pages


Features include:

  • The Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (Dei Verbum), the Vatican II document detailing the role of the scriptures in the Church today.
  • A three page section of Prayers and Devotions of the Catholic faith.
  • A table of weights and measures




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  • 5 Oct 26th 2018

    I love this bible. Very well made!


  • 5 May 5th 2018
    recipient loved it

    I purchased this for a college student being Confirmed this spring. Yes the text is small but overall the Bible is a great size (for portability). He seemed very pleased with this gift & appreciated it being personalized for him. I would definitely recommend.


  • 5 Nov 3rd 2015
    Very happy!

    Excellent compact bible! I read a passage every night before bed!


  • 2 Jul 3rd 2014
    anglican bible made for catholics

    All you have to do is read the first pages inside the cover to realize that this is not done by a catholic publisher. The bible is published by oxford press. If you want a catholic RSV version buy Ignatius press.

    Patrick DeCann

  • 3 Feb 29th 2012
    Picture decieving, smaller than it looks

    I wanted a small portable bible, but this is smaller than I expected from looking at the pictures. It would be helpful if they put a recognizable object next to it for comparison. The print therefore is even smaller, barly readable for me. Since I had it engraved i cannot send it back. Best Uses: Travel; Cons: Too small print; Describe Yourself: Rarely Read; Pros: Nice hard cover

    Average guy

  • 4 Sep 2nd 2011
    Exactly what i was looking for!

    I use this small bible at work along with my Daily devotion book. It is small and light weight so I can carry anywhere with me. Best Uses: At work, Travel Reading; Describe Yourself: Rarely Read; Pros: Compact light wieght


  • 5 Feb 4th 2010
    Excellent Bible

    If you read 4 chapters a day you can read the entire <a class="autolink" href="">Bible</a> in a little less than a year. I keep this Bible in my purse so that if I find myself waiting anyplace, such as doctor's offices or restaurants, I have it and am able to continue my <a class="autolink" href="">Bible study</a>. It's a perfect size and the hard cover helps protect it from damage from the other items in my purse.


  • 4 Apr 20th 2009
    The name says it all.

    It is a very nice, compact edition of the <a class="autolink" href="">RSV Catholic Bible</a>. It's atypical color (a sort of midnight blue) is cool too. It is very reasonably priced. One of the great things about it is that it can be personalized, so it makes for a great gift. I gave this compact version to my husband for <a class="autolink" href="">Easter</a>. It is now his primary <a class="autolink" href="">bible</a> for travel and <a class="autolink" href="">Bible study</a>. Best Uses: All readers, Gift, Reference, Travel Reading; Describe Yourself: Bookworm; Pros: Deserves Multiple Readings, Easy to Carry, Easy To Read, Informative

    Wascally Wabbit

  • 5 Apr 10th 2009
    New! Seen on TV! The Ronco PortaBible!

    My everyday, all-purpose, <a class="autolink" href="">bible</a>. Sturdy, light and still readable. I can toss it in a purse or take it on the trail without worrying about it. It's already survived high winds in the Mojave, and a couple of hikes, and is still in great shape. Learn it. Use it. (Just try to) wear it out! Best Uses: Bedside, Camping, Classroom OldTest Use, Gift, Reference, Travel Reading; Describe Yourself: Bookworm; Pros: Deserves Multiple Readings, Engaging characters, Great Ending, High-quality binding, Informative, Page-Turner, Portable, Readable typeface, Suspenseful, Useful Prayer Section, Well Written


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