Bible by Olive Tree: Daily Reading & Bible Study
By HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc.
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Bible by Olive Tree is the best free Bible app for reading and studying God’s Holy Word and comes with great translations like the NIV, ESV, KJV, NKJV, and more!
Do more than just read your Bible - take notes, highlights, and save passages and sync to all your devices. This free Bible Study App features a powerful Resource Guide that links your Bible text with outstanding study Bibles, maps, commentaries, and more for an in-depth Bible study experience. Start a Bible reading plan and Bible will track your progress as you read through Scripture. Our unique split window allows you to create your own customized parallel Bible to easily compare Bible translations. Install now and explore over 100 more free titles with full offline functionality!
In addition to the New International Version (NIV), King James Version (KJV), English Standard Version (ESV), New King James Version bible that work offline, you can also download dozens of free study resources. Even more translations and great study resources are also available for purchase in-app.
OFFLINE BIBLE STUDY
Read and study whether you’re connected or not. Your library, notes, highlights and all of the app features are stored on your device so that you have full functionality when you are offline or in airplane mode.
Sync your Bible study resources, highlights, notes, save passages, and book ribbons between any devices with Bible.
POWERFUL RESOURCE GUIDE
With our one-of-a-kind Resource Guide, perform powerful searches through your entire Library of Bibles, Bible commentaries, Bible dictionaries, and more.
The split window feature allows you to create your own customized parallel Bible for translation comparison, view your study notes while you read, or follow along with a commentary while you study Scripture.
IMMERSIVE BIBLE STUDY
• Remove distractions by opening your books and Bibles in full screen and immerse yourself in Scripture.
• Night theme for easier reading in lowlight.
PERSONAL BIBLE STUDY
• Highlight words and passages
• Take your own personalized notes
• Save your favorite passages
• Tag anything to find it quickly later
• Leave a book ribbon on a page in order to pick up where you left off
• Select and copy text from any Bible or book in your Library
DAILY READING PLANS
• Free downloadable reading plans on various topics, books of the Bible, or specific biblical characters
• Sync your reading plan across your devices with Bible+
• Plans vary in length with options as short as 5 days to as long as three years!
SOCIAL BIBLE STUDY
Instantly share the Bible with your friends from inside the app. Tap on a verse to share it through Twitter, Facebook or via email.
OTHER BIBLE STUDY RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN-APP:
• The Message, Amplified Bible, New American Standard Bible (NASB), New Living Translation (NLT), New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), and over 100 more!
• Best-selling study Bibles: ESV Study Bible, NLT Study Bible, NIV Study Notes, NKJV Study Notes, Life Application Study Bible, Reformation Study Bible Notes
• Word Study Bibles with Strong’s Numbers in NIV, KJV, ESV, NKJV, HCSB and NASB Bible translations
• Commentaries and Study Tools: Vine’s Expository Dictionary, Expositor’s Bible Commentary; Olive Tree Bible Maps, Bible Knowledge Commentary, Zondervan Atlas of the Bible
• Interlinear Bibles: Easily compare the Original Languages of the Bible with ESV, KJV, and NKJV Bible translations.
• Harmony of the Gospels: Read through the life of Jesus chronologically with our unique Gospel harmonies.
• Original language Bibles: Greek New Testament: NA28 & UBS-4; Hebrew Old Testament: BHS; Greek Old Testament: Septuaginta, LXX
• Non-English Bibles including Spanish, Portuguese, German and more: Reina-Valera, Almeida Revista e Atualizada, Dios Habla Hoy, Luther Bibel 1984, Louis Segond, Indonesian Bible
AND MANY MORE!
What's New in Version 6.0.12
Thanks for choosing Olive Tree as your app to study and read the Bible!
This update includes a brand new message center as well as minor bug fixes.
Please leave us a review in the app store, it would mean a lot!
👍🏻 Look No Further - This Is It 👍🏻 ♥️
Still, the best out there. With each revision it keeps, getting better. The key to maximizing the App is utilizing tags for your notes and highlights, and creating appropriate categories to "file" your notes/highlights in.
As a preacher, missionary and gadget addict, I have used, or evaluated all of the "major" brands. I have even compared this App to other Apps with experienced users, and it always is a fact that Olive Tree consistently surpasses all others. My friends always say I wish mine could do that. From sermon preparation (I use the Mac, as well as the iPad version) to sermon delivery and individual study, Olive Tree consistently impresses me. I have a passion for the native languages, and the tools available for native linguistics, which are identical between the Mac and iPad versions, are outstanding and second to none. All of your notes/comments/highlighting are automatically synced between all of your devices, which is an invaluable feature when unanticipated ministry opportunities arise. Switch, or take the initial plunge. You will not be sorry.
Version 6.0.12 - Disappointed in the new update!!! - by P. Limato on Oct. 20, 2016
I've been a long time user of this Bible app and have enjoyed the different updates that have been developed and implemented over the years since I've had it. It still is very useful. However, the recent update has eliminated a feature that I looked forward to receiving each week and weekday, and that is the verse of the week and verse of the day. That appears to have been stripped from the app completely. There is a new 'Message Center' that tells about different products you can purchase to use in the app. That's all fine and good, but I hope that this isn't the start of the Bible App+ solely becoming a cash cow for Olive Tree. Please bring back the 'Verse of the Week/Day feature. Remember the old adage, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it".
A MUST have!
I've used Olive Tree software for over 12 years. It is the BEST Bible app and software around!
We are blessed to have bibles so readily available and Olive Tree makes the UI easy and streamlined. The daily devotionals and Bible reading tools are wonderful!
While you are reading if you come across a word or phrase that you want defined you simply select it and the you'll find "define" in a little pop-up menu and it goes to a dictionary and defines it! If it can't find it you'll find an option to do a web search-all right IN the app.
Thank you Olive Tree for helping me in my walk with The Lord! Keep up the good work!
- Category: Reference
- Updated: Oct 18, 2016
- Version: 6.0.12
- Size: 136 MB
- Apple Watch: Yes
- Languages: English, German, Portuguese, Spanish
- Seller: HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc.
- © Olive Tree Bible Software, Inc
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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