Updated November 15, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

The 10 Best Pocket Bibles

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Douay-Rheims Flexible
The Old Scofield Study
ESV Value Compact

This wiki has been updated 9 times since it was first published in November of 2018. Whether you're a far-flung traveler or simply have a long commute to work or school, carrying a pocket Bible is a convenient way to take the Scriptures with you wherever you go. We’ve included various compact translations packed with plenty of useful and aesthetically-pleasing features, from built-in bookmarks and red-letter type to handsome leather covers and durable sewn binding. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best pocket bible on Amazon.

10. The Old Scofield Study

9. KJV Mini Edition

8. Ministers NKJV

7. Christian Art Publishers KJV

6. My Little Bible

5. Leathersoft Thinline

4. Ignatius Revised Standard Version

3. ESV Value Compact

2. ESV New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs

1. Douay-Rheims Flexible

Editor's Notes

November 12, 2018:

Included an assortment of compact sizes to suit students, travelers, and children. Placed the Douay-Rheims Flexible at the top spot because it's comprehensive and well-crafted. Ensured multiple translations were available to accommodate varying preferences, and selected volumes with helpful navigation features, such as ribbon markers and verse finders.


Gia Vescovi-Chiordi
Last updated on November 15, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

Born in Arizona, Gia is a writer and autodidact who fled the heat of the desert for California, where she enjoys drinking beer, overanalyzing the minutiae of life, and channeling Rick Steves. After arriving in Los Angeles a decade ago, she quickly nabbed a copywriting job at a major clothing company and derived years of editing and proofreading experience from her tenure there, all while sharpening her skills further with myriad freelance projects. In her spare time, she teaches herself French and Italian, has earned an ESL teaching certificate, traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States, and unashamedly devours television shows and books. The result of these pursuits is expertise in fashion, travel, beauty, literature, textbooks, and pop culture, in addition to whatever obsession consumes her next.


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