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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 6.0.10

Thanks for choosing Olive Tree as your app to study and read the Bible! We regularly bring updates to the app so that you can have the best experience possible.

Please leave us a review in the app store, it would mean a lot!


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Customer Reviews

Still loving it, Sept, 2016

I have used this app for years. It is great for use during Bible studies, Sunday school, and personal study. I love the highlighting features, the ability to make notes, and the cross reference is helpful. Like being able to switch versions without losing my place. Great app! Nov. 19, 2014 edit: I use this Olive Tree app in my personal Bible study every morning. I love that I can copy a verse(s) and paste into my journal, and if it's not clear, and can switch to a different version of the Bible and be at the same location. I did purchase the Student Reference bundle that they had at the time I bought it, which was around $50 or $60 on sale, but that was what a nice Bible cost and came with several versions, and I have added a couple more versions. I'm sure I'm not using all the features of the app, but the ones I use are indispensable to me. If you are serious about Bible study, this is a great tool!

Wonderful tool

Notice I title this tool, "a wonderful tool" and give it 4 of 5 stars. With that said there are a few things I would love to see changed. One is a major item. I would like to be able to open the app on my IPad and be able to go to other apps or the internet and return to the Bible Study +6 app and continue working where I left off in the app. As it is, I have to wait for the app to reload, which is approximately 30 to 45 seconds. That amount of time is nothing unless you experiencing this 100 times a day. Also in the "Note" area and other areas of the app, the font is really small. Having said all that, I don't think there is a better app available to study God's Word. Thank you for creating and maintaining it.

Incredible Bible and Bible study tool

I've been using this app now for about a year. Previously I had been using some other Bible apps, but was just not able to dive deep in Bible study because of limited Bible study tools. The Bible by Olive Tree is powerful; so many resources can be added. Also, many of the resources link to the Bible so that while studying the references are readily available! On the iPad Pro, this becomes likely the most advanced Bible study tool ever developed. Thank you Olive Tree for continuing to advance this app so that those that desire to dive deeper into the Bible can do so more easily (than ever before) and that God's truth may be known!

Bible by Olive Tree: Daily Reading & Bible Study
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
Offers Apple Watch App for iPhone
  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 6.0.10
  • Size: 135 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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Top In-App Purchases

  1. New International Version (NIV) - 17562$9.99
  2. The Message - MSG - 16675$9.99
  3. New King James Version - NKJV - 16633$9.99
  4. New Living Translation - NLT - 16703$9.99
  5. Amplified Bible - AMP - 16671$19.99
  6. NIV Study Bible Notes - 16999$14.99
  7. Olive Tree Bible Maps - 21067$13.99
  8. ESV Study Bible - 17242$29.99
  9. New American Standard Bible - NASB - 16631$9.99
  10. King James Version with Strong's Numbers - KJV Strong's - 16617$11.99