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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.

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.

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.

• Remove distractions by opening your books and Bibles in full screen and immerse yourself in Scripture.
• Night theme for easier reading in lowlight.

• 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

• 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!

Instantly share the Bible with your friends from inside the app. Tap on a verse to share it through Twitter, Facebook or via email.


• 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


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!


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Customer Reviews

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".

Love it!

I have been using Olive Tree for a couple of years now to study, teach, and grow. It has literally been around the world with me, to VBSs in Ukraine, men's Bible study, Sunday school, and the pulpit, constantly next to me in church. It has proven to be invaluable with my collection of books in one small package. My favorite, and most useful feature to me is the split screen notes. I have hundreds of notes, from which I do the majority of my teaching. It has been an excellent way for me to collect my thoughts and stick to the text of Scripture. Thank you, Bible App! :-)

A good app

Would be a great app if it could function in the side by side or dual screen on iPads... And it could be a great app, but there are some little annoyances when using a bluetooth keyboard... annotating a note for instance. The text box only covers a small portion of the screen, as if you were using the onscreen keyboard... They aren't inhibitive things, just a little annoying because it could be better. But all in all I find this a useful app on a daily basis.

Bible by Olive Tree: Daily Reading & Bible Study
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
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  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 6.0.12
  • Size: 136 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Languages: English, German, Portuguese, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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