Studying the Bible shouldn’t be hard. Bible by Olive Tree equips you with easy-to-use Bible study tools and resources so you can stop skimming Scripture and get answers—for free.
Here are 4 ways you’ll be set-up for studying God’s Word:
1) NO WIFI
That’s right, you don’t need a WiFi connection to access your Bible (and all the other tools!). You could be in the middle of the Amazon or on top of Mt. Everest. If your phone is working, so is your offline Bible app.
2) MORE THAN JUST A BIBLE
God has been speaking to His people, through His people, for thousands of years… and that takes some research to understand! This is why we provide 1000s of resources to help you go deeper into God’s Word—because studying the Holy Bible shouldn’t be hard.
And when we say “resources,” we mean:
-DAILY READING PLANS
-GREEK & HEBREW TOOLS
-AND SO MUCH MORE
3) TECH + DESIGN
Not only do we implement unique features into our app, but we do it with style. Our favorite is the split-screen window: The Study Center. You can use the Resource Guide tab to access any of the resources available in our app and read them right alongside the Bible of your choice. It even does all the hard work of tracking with you, verse by verse. Studying the Bible just became the easiest it has ever been.
4) CUSTOMIZE YOUR BIBLE
Want more highlighter options? That’s fine!
Pick your own color, thickness, and change it to underline instead.
Have trouble reading small print? Increase the font size!
Reading at night? Change the theme to be easier on your eyes.
You can save your favorite passages, drop a book ribbon, create a note, add tags, and sign up to receive a daily Bible verse. Best part? Your highlights, notes, and resources sync between all your devices.
If you’re wondering about our different English translations, this app comes with NIV, ESV, KJV, NKJV and more (available in-app). Speak a different language? No problem! We have Bibles in Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, French, and others.
We also have other popular translations available for in-app purchase!
Here are a few:
-The Message (MSG)
-New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
-New Living Translation (NLT)
-The Passion Translation
-Christian Standard Bible (CSB)
-Amplified Bible (AMP)
-New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Our passion is inspiring you to connect with God and His Word through technology. Not only is this a free Bible app, but we also have 100s of free resources—all day, every day. You can access these in our in-app store.
INEXPENSIVE BIBLICAL RESOURCES YOU CAN TAKE WITH YOU
There’s no need to spend lots of money on paper resources that sit on a shelf. By investing in digital resources, you will be able to get the answers you need wherever you are—even offline. Stop flipping pages aimlessly and get Bible study tools that do the hardest work for you!
In our app, we have all your favorite Bible study tools and resources available for purchase.
Here’s a few of our best-sellers:
-ESV Study Bible
-NLT Study Bible
-NIV Study Bible
-NKJV Study Bible
-Life Application Study Bible
-Reformation Study Bible
WORD STUDY BIBLES WITH STRONG’S NUMBERS
-Available in NIV, KJV, ESV, NKJV, HCSB, NRSV and NASB Bible translations
-Just tap to quickly read definitions of words in the Bible’s original languages
COMMENTARIES & STUDY TOOLS
-Vine’s Expository Dictionary
-Expositor’s Bible Commentary
-Olive Tree Bible Maps
-Bible Knowledge Commentary
-Zondervan Atlas of the Bible
-Easily compare the original languages of the Bible with the ESV, NIV, KJV, and NKJV Bible translations
HARMONY OF THE GOSPELS
-Read through the life of Jesus chronologically, available in several translations
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE BIBLES
-Greek New Testament: NA28, UBS-5
-Hebrew Old Testament: BHS
-Greek Old Testament: Septuagint (LXX)
This time around, we noticed that hyperlinks weren’t very readable in Night Mode. So, we switched up the color to be easier on your eyes.
Do you enjoy using our app? We would be thrilled if you left us a review.
Ratings and Reviews
...switching books is STILL not intuitive for me, and it’s been nearly a year since they changed how you do it. You have to tap to make sure the toolbar is showing at the top, then you have to tap the special little book icon. Confusingly, you can’t tap the book name to change book. I thought this was a little niggle I’d get over, but it’s been so many months and still every day I have to figure it out. It’s really poor UI design and I hope they fix it.
Other than that I love the app. I’ve tried Logos software but it was just way clunkier and more complex than the lovely interface of Olive Tree. I read the Bible for 1-2 hours a day on this app on iPhone, iPad and Mac and I really love it! The pop up windows and split window features are awesome and so much better than the weird way Logos handles it, IMO. Praise God for having his word in such a convenient form!!!
A Very helpful App.
I find the Bible Study+ App to be very useful. With its easy to use interface and a great range of functions it provides good value for money; compared with other bible applications out there.
It is not proscriptive in the manner it can be used and the copy and paste function makes both the preparation of teaching messages, and also book writing, a lot easier than previously having to physically transcribe the texts themselves.
Additionally, the ability to swap between translations so quickly and with ease makes comparative work so much easier.
The only drawback I have encountered is the inability of the app to continue downloading while I get on with other activities on my device. This is particularly peeving in situations where the internet connection is slow; it can feel that the device has been hijacked and I find time wasted where I could be doing other things.
With all of that the ability to continue the same work across multitude platforms, with the sync function, means that I can continue to work with other applications on MacBook, iMac and iOS devices easily.
However, 5 stars I am happy to give it; a well thought out app at a reasonable price.
Pastor Graham Douglas-Meyer
I use this program pretty much daily. It's beautifully laid out and makes bible reading a wonderful experience especially with it's bible reading plans.
I have bought multiple resources including dictionaries and commentaries and they work seamlessly. This program makes preparing messages and personal study a lot more efficient.
My only suggestion for improvement would be if there was some way for the notes window to move around or be side by side with the text so that you can read the text whilst writing notes. Apart from that I can't think of what else it's an almost perfect product!! Thank you to the developers.
In-App PurchasesSee All
New International Version(NIV)
Free New International Version (NIV) Bible
Olive Tree Bible Maps
Purchase Olive Tree Bible Maps
New American Standard Bible -
Purchase New American Standard Bible -
Vine's Complete Expository
Purchase Vine's Complete Expository
New Revised Standard Version
Purchase New Revised Standard Version
The Message - MSG
Purchase The Message - MSG
- HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc.
- 109.4 MB
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
- English, German, Portuguese, Spanish
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © Olive Tree Bible Software, Inc
- In-App Purchases
- New International Version(NIV) Free
- The Message - MSG $14.99
- New King James Version - NKJV - 16633 Free
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.