Glossary

Cambridge Bibles are used some specific materials, besides its cover. There are explanations of them in this page.

Apocryphal / Deuterocanonical books

Second Scriptures for Roman Catholic, and Orthodoxy.

Art-gilt edge

A style of decoration which gold foil is applied on the red colored edges. Only finest edition of each Bible versions sizes has this line.

Bible paper

Thicker than India paper, but thinner than ordinal book paper.

Book-wove paper

Used for Lectern Edition.

Colored edges

A style of decoration which the edges of the pages are colored in red, blue, or something.

Concordance

A list of the biblical words that can find the locations.

Cross-reference

A kind of systems which can find similar themes of each verses. Most Reference Edition have this on the center of texts.

Dictionary

Glossary of biblical words, histories, cultures, and more.

Family record

Writing pages which the owner can record births, marriages, deaths, and some other family events.

Gilt edges

A style of decoration which gold or silver foil is applied to the edges of the pages.

Gilt line

A gold line on the inside of the covers. Only finest edition of each Bible sizes has this line.

India paper

Most traditionally used paper for Bibles. This is used for almost of all Cambridge Bibles.

Presentation page

A page for writing the names of giver and owner of the Bible, and date.

Pronunciation marks

Some Bibles, mainly King James Version have this for easy to pronounce.

Reference Edition

A kind of Bible types which features not only texts, but also cross-reference, concordance, maps, and more. This edition is for personal use.

Text Edition

A kind of Bible types which features only text. This edition is for Churches or schools.

Thumb Index

Cut semi-circle shape to find each book quickly.

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