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Bible - Daily Reading & Study Bible by Olive Tree

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 6.2.6

Thanks for using the Olive Tree Bible App!
We fixed a number of bugs that were trying to get in the way of your reading and study.
If you enjoy the app please leave us a review. It really means a lot!


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Customer Reviews

Lots of features @ titles

I've used this app since my Palm Pilot and I've been very grateful to have been able to port over my previous purchases to iOS. If you just want to read the Word, this app may be a bit too much. If you want to do Bible study and access all sorts of resources (maps, commentaries, devotionals, reading schedules, etc.), this is a great choice! There are also a lot of free resources including all of John Piper's sermons and a few devotionals. Due to all the app features, it can be clumsy to tap through all the menus, but setting your own gestures (taps and swipes) makes things faster. There are several good e-books on sale in the Olive Tree store. Unfortunately, the app is not the most easy to use ereader, especially for titles (such as those from Rose Publishing) which are graphics heavy in their print forms. Some titles (such as the Chinese and Spanish Bible translations) are quite a bit more expensive than elsewhere but Olive Tree has frequent sales--one may need patience to wait for them. Titles are also frequently updated and it can be a bit of a pain to often be downloading title updates.

Problem with latest update crashing

Edited on May 8, 2017.

I had a scare when I had a minor issue with the latest update and support instructed me to follow three things to clear up this minor issue. First thing after rebooting my iPad was to rebuild library which did nothing. Second thing was to reset settings. After this I lost my library that I had purchased and all my extensive notes and tagging that cross-reference each other. After attempting to go to the store and restore purchases where it only identified 10% of my purchases I felt I had nothing to loose and deleted the app. Downloaded it again and downloaded over 100 purchased items. Once this was done I had my old application that I loved back. This app is very complicated under the hood and appears to be very sensitive. But I still love what I can do with it. Read below.

------------was five stars but now---four---

Wonderful app. Only once have I had a problem and It was for a short while. I did not realize the developer set up a repair facility in the settings of the app within the iOS settings page. The Olive Tree support team sent me to this and it fixed my issue.

I love the integration across multiple resources that normally are not associated.

Use of the note feature and tagging has been used to set up my own personal concordance and commentary section within the app.

This is one of my most used applications across my iPhone and iPad.

Olive Tree has it all!

I really think this program has others beat "in spades", and I use it daily! The vast amount of free resources and amazing study guides with additional resource materials that are already integrated into the text of the Bible u prefer (via footnotes and I text notes, that pop up additional info when clicked--) all work together to make this system of bible study, (where new resources can be integrated also,) my favorite resource for Bible Study. The ability to purchase and download extra bible versions is great. And they do regular upgrades as new sources become available. Try the free stuff out. What is free in this app most people pay for in other apps. It is a great stand alone bible and study bible, as well as even more powerful when you can, over time, invest in additional resources you find particularly helpful!

Bible - Daily Reading & Study Bible by Olive Tree
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
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  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 6.2.6
  • Size: 133 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Languages: English, German, Portuguese, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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