e-Sword HD: Bible Study Made Easy
By Rick Meyers
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e-Sword® — the world's most popular PC Bible study software is now available on the world's most advanced mobile operating system! e-Sword HD is feature rich and user friendly. As your Biblical library grows you will appreciate the intuitive layout and synchronization of resources. e-Sword HD is so easy to use you may never need to tap on the Help button!
EVERYTHING NEEDED to study the Bible in an enjoyable and enriching manner. All Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, … everything is just a tap away!
POWERFUL SEARCHES that are simple to use. Enter as many words you want to search for and select the settings. You can even search on Strong numbers!
INTEGRATED EDITOR for creating your own study notes, even with images. Rich text notes are "linked" to the Bible for easy viewing as popup tooltips!
PARALLEL BIBLE of your own design for comparing passages.
STRONG'S DEFINITIONS are just a tap away and presented in a popover.
SCRIPTURE REFERENCES too are just a tap away and presented in a popover.
COMPARE BIBLES quickly to see how the different versions translate a verse.
LOCATION MAPS pin-point Biblical places on live modern maps to help bring the narrative to life!
READING PLANS designed to help you grow in your knowledge of the Bible.
FORMATTED EMAILS of any selection of any text. Perfect for sharing with others.
No Internet connection is required to use e-Sword HD.
e-Sword HD initially installs with the King James Bible and the King James with Strong's numbers study Bible, the Strong's Lexicon, Smith's Bible dictionary, and the Treasury of Scripture Knowledge cross references. There are over one hundred additional Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, lexicons, reference books and devotionals that you can download and add to your library absolutely free!
Also available are some "locked" resources which must be purchased from their publisher. These are copyright and licensing requirements which are unavoidable.
Please note that e-Sword HD is an *ENGLISH* release (but does include Spanish UI localization.) There are dozens of non-English Bibles available, but all other content is in English.
The perfect app on the perfect device. What are you waiting for? Download e-Sword HD today and get to studying the Bible!
What's New in Version 3.7
Airdrop support for sharing user files with other Apple devices having e-Sword on them. Now you can keep your reading plans, highlights, bookmarks, notes, etc., synchronized between devices!
Good program, but needs a few additions
I use this program in multiple enviroments: ipad, iphone and windows. The windows version is excellent and full featured. The main complaint i have with the ipad/iphone versions is:
1- There is no way to select and highlight more than one verse at a time, which is a big pain. If for example you want to highlight the beatitudes, you would have to click on each verse, then click on the verse number, then click on highlight, then click on the highlight color. This takes four clicks to highlight one verse. If you wanted to highlight, say, a passage that is five verses long, it would take 40 clicks! This is obviously not usable.
2. In a similar vein, there is no way to select a range of verses to copy and paste into paragraph form. This makes the program of almost no value if you are wanting to quote passages of scripture in a paper you are writing or into an email.
The windows version has a very nice feature for both of the above, so i am disappointed that these features which I think should be quite simple to implement, are not available in the iphone and ipad versions.
I hope Rick will soon add these features.
Other than those problems, this is a great program, easy to use, offline (I really dont like those the force you to use their program online and login, etc), and a huge number of free resources.
Thanks, Rick, for the great program, and looking forward to these upgrades. :-)
Enjoying ability to be mobile on iPad
I am excited to take my wonderful e-sword everywhere I go. Pulling up a Hebrew or Greek meaning and looking up commentary to enhance understanding of God's word any time I need is so empowering. I will be patient and wait till this iPad app can sync with my e-sword PC specifically sync my journal, bible reading plan progress, and study notes together would be perfect - 6 stars.
The best Bible app on the best device!
I am so happy to have e-Sword HD on my iPad! All of my favorite commentaries are in perfect synch with the Bible, and word definitions are just a tap away. I really like how I can view Biblical sites on a real map and not a cartoon rendition. The new search results are a great addition, thanks for adding that feature! The Facebook share is great, too. And now we have verse tagging, yeah!