5 Best Bible Study Apps That You Should Try Now

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If you venture over to the app store you will find several bible study apps for both iOS and Android devices. There are so many options it can be quite difficult to figure out which one you should truly get. I have decided to help you narrow down your hunt by giving you 5 bible study apps you can try.

My Favorite Bible Study Apps

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YouVersion (iOS and Android)

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This is one of the most popular bible study apps around and for good reason. It is equipped with the bible in a variety of translations and includes multiple bible study plans and allows you the option to create graphics with your favorite bible verses.

You can listen to the bible audio for some translations if you would prefer this than to read and you can download your favorite translation so you can access the bible offline as well.

YouVersion is amazing in that it has the bible in over 1,000 languages. REading plans can be done with friends and some are suitable for your kids.

30 Day Bible Study (iOS and Android)

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This bible study app features a bible study challenge that helps you to progress through the bible. With this app, you can improve your bible study efficiency in 30 days as long as you stick to the bible study plan.

The app offers you the ability to access the bible studies even if you don’t have online functionality. You can search the entire library which includes dictionaries and commentaries along with the bible and more. The app makes it easy to navigate verses so you can find the exact verse you need.

The app allows you to highlight and bookmark verses as well as take notes. There are several additional downloadable reading plans on books of the Bible, on specific Bible characters and various topics.

A 30-day subscription allows you ad-free service, personal study record and offers other study plans. You can also share your accomplishments outside of the app to Facebook.

The subscription can be paid monthly or yearly as well as there is an option to pay a permanent subscription price that gives you lifetime access to all premium ap content. The subscription will show up in your iTunes account and it can be canceled at any time.

Bible App by Olive Tree (iOS and Android)

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This is a universal app for both iOS and Android. The Olive Tree Bible app contains an integrated store that allows the user to purchase more books including other Bible versions, devotionals, reference materials, commentaries and more.

When you purchase new books they are synced to your Olive Tree account and can be download on all your devices without any additional cost. This is great if you accidentally delete them from your device.

The app has a really neat feature allowing the user to split their screen. This is great so you can be reading a devotional while keeping a key text on one screen. It’s also great for those times in church service when your pastor is using the main passage and also referencing other verses.

The Study Bible (iOS and Android)

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The Study Bible app features the ESV, NAS and KJV  bible versions of scripture. The app also provides access to the Grace You’s Sermon Archive which includes more 3,000 messages covering all of the New Testament and some parts of the Old Testament.

The app features audio so you can listen to text instead of reading it. There is also the MacArthur Daily Bible that allows you to read the Bible in a year. You can highlight verses and bookmark them as well as read study guides, daily devotionals, and articles.

You can purchase the notes via in-app purchases to gain access to over 25,000 detailed comments. These comments explain virtually every Bible passage. The purchase also provides dozens of maps, charts, articles and more.

Blue Letter Bible (iOS and Android)

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The Blue Letter Bible study app is available for both iOS and Android as well as for Kindle via the Amazon app store. The interface brings all the information from the Blue Letter Bible website to your mobile device. The app offers the bible in several translations and allows users the ability to bookmark verses, add notes and highlight verses as well.

This app features the interlinear bible in Hebrew and Greek texts. The app integrates an e-reader which is not a feature that many other apps have. PDF files can be imported via iTunes.


We know the device can easily keep us preoccupied with our lives but with any of these free bible study apps you can have a tool at your fingertip that allows you to have time for bible study every day.