On more than 180 million devices around the world, people are reading, listening to, watching, and sharing the Bible using the #1 rated Bible App—completely free. Over 1,000 Bible versions, in hundreds of languages. Hundreds of Reading Plans, in over 40 languages. Add your own Verse Images, highlights, bookmarks, and public or private notes.

Customize your reading experience. Access everything when you’re connected, or download specific versions for offline use.

The Bible App lets you explore the Bible with your closest friends. Share honest conversations about Scripture with a community of people you know and trust. Learn along with them as you see what they’re discovering.

* Set your Bible App’s interface for your choice of more than 30 languages.
* Easily select from hundreds of Bible versions, in over 775 languages.
* Choose from popular versions like the NIV, NASB, ESV, NKJV, NLT, KJV, The Message, and more.
* Offline Bibles: Read even without network access (available for select versions).
* Listen to audio Bibles and enjoy all-new skip, playback speed, and timer controls. (Audio Bibles available for select versions and are not downloadable).

* Put the Bible at the center of your closest relationships with mutual friendships in the Bible App
* See a stream of Bible activity that shows what you and your friends are noting, bookmarking, and highlighting
* Comment to share your thoughts, ask questions, and have meaningful conversations in the app as you study God’s Word together

* Hundreds of Plans: you’ll find devotionals, as well as Plans that lead you through specific topics, portions of the Bible, or even the entire Bible in a year.
* Watch and share clips from ‘The Bible’ TV miniseries, the world-changing ‘JESUS’ film, and ‘The Lumo Project.’
* Search the Bible using keywords.

* All-new Themes let you select a color palette for your entire Bible App experience.
* Verse Images: Turn Bible verses into shareable art.
* Highlight with custom colors—just like a paper Bible.
* Bookmark passages: Share, memorize, or just keep track of your favorites.
* Share verses with friends using social networks, email, or SMS (text).
* Add notes to passages: Keep them private so only you can see them, or make them public to share with friends.
* With a free YouVersion account, see all of your notes, highlights, bookmarks, and reading plans on any supported device through cloud syncing.
* Read easier with settings like fonts, text size, and contrast for bright or low-light conditions.

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Download the world’s #1 Bible App now and enjoy the Bible reading experience loved by millions!

What's new in version 6.0

Completely reimagined to be the best Bible App ever for your iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Apple Watch:

● Simpler Navigation: Crisp, clean menus put you just one tap away from the things you do most.
● New Customization Options: All-new Theme colors let you make your Bible experience your own.
● Redesigned Home Feed: Clean, compact design simplifies connecting with your Friends around Scripture.
● All-New Audio Bible Controls: Adjust playback speed, skip forward/back, set a Timer to tell the Bible App how long to read to you.
● Verse of the Day “View all”: Find instant inspiration in verses from previous days.
● Added localizations for Bulgarian, Farsi, Latvian, and Spanish (Spain).

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Linked Opinion

Recommended by Jcob Harris

Version 6.0 – March 23, 2018 at 11:40 PM

Faved by Peter Goddard

Version 4.0.1 – October 2, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Best Bible app out there...get some meat!

Recommended by Forrest Tanaka

Version 4.0.2 – October 13, 2012 at 7:56 PM

I have no interest in the theology of the Christian Bible, but I think it’s a fascinating piece of literature. This app is amazingly complete, with just about every translation available. You can compare translations side by side synchronized, some versions have audio you can play along with the text, and they have a huge set of bible reading routines to read the entire bible in 90 days or a year or whatever. Really well done for those of us who have a purely secular interest in the Christian Bibles.
Joel Massey said:
Agree. My reaction almost exactly.

Recommended by Henry J. Lee

Version 4.0.2 – October 20, 2012 at 7:29 PM

It's free and it will read the Bible to you! Plus, you can download local copies of some Bible translations.

Recommended by Paul Alvarez

Version 4.1 – November 19, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Faved by Dan Ryker

Version 4.1 – November 20, 2012 at 8:24 AM

Recommended by Wayne R.

Version 4.1 – November 20, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Recommended by Ben Lovell

Version 4.1 – November 20, 2012 at 8:52 PM

Faved by Jeremy Mayhew

Version 4.1 – November 21, 2012 at 3:30 AM

This is an incredible app. Multiple translations, offline translations, Greek texts, reading plans, audio, and study helps all in one place. Plus social features...

Not Recommended by Paul Cooper

Version 4.1 – November 22, 2012 at 5:05 AM

Faved by Tom Carman

Version 4.1 – November 22, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Recommended by Todd Willis

Version 4.1 – November 24, 2012 at 11:08 AM

Faved by SC Wong

Version 4.1 – November 26, 2012 at 2:47 AM

Faved by J S

Version 4.1 – November 26, 2012 at 3:21 PM

Recommended by Grayson Hoberg

Version 4.1 – November 29, 2012 at 4:36 AM

Faved by Jeremy Duncan

Version 4.1 – November 29, 2012 at 5:46 AM

Recommended by Aidan

Version 4.1 – November 29, 2012 at 7:45 AM

Recommended by Brian Lantis

Version 4.1 – November 30, 2012 at 11:34 AM

Recommended by Kelly Holford

Version 4.1 – December 6, 2012 at 2:52 AM

Faved by Steve Ornat

Version 4.1 – December 6, 2012 at 7:26 PM

Recommended by Scott Reu

Version 4.1 – December 16, 2012 at 7:48 AM

Not Recommended by Farid Moussa

Version 4.2 – December 23, 2012 at 5:00 AM

Faved by Brent

Version 4.2 – December 26, 2012 at 9:31 AM

Not Recommended by Phillip Dudas

Version 4.2 – December 27, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Recommended by Bob Cole

Version 4.2 – December 29, 2012 at 2:39 AM

Recommended by Todd McCann

Version 4.2 – December 31, 2012 at 11:19 PM

This is a great app to have when someone challenges your faith and you need to whip out your Bible to defend your position. The search function could use some improvement, but it's better than lugging around a giant print Bible. Of course, the print version is better for thumping. ;-)

Recommended by R. Bruce Jones

Version 4.2 – January 11, 2013 at 1:40 AM

Ready reference

Recommended by Joel Massey

Version 4.2 – January 22, 2013 at 9:21 PM

Recommended by David Canencio

Version 4.2 – January 26, 2013 at 3:21 AM

Recommended by Steven B. Combs

Version 4.2 – January 26, 2013 at 8:33 AM

Best Bible app out there.

Faved by Jude

Version 4.2 – January 26, 2013 at 12:31 PM

Recommended by Darla Mack

Version 4.2 – January 27, 2013 at 4:29 AM

Faved by Wayne A. Naylor

Version 4.2 – January 27, 2013 at 4:56 PM

This a great app that I use often.

Faved by Christian

Version 4.2 – January 31, 2013 at 6:21 AM

Recommended by Jon

Version 4.2.1 – February 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Recommended by John David

Version 4.2.1 – February 17, 2013 at 7:43 PM

Recommended by Mark Meck

Version 4.2.1 – February 18, 2013 at 2:53 PM

Rated so-so by Don Morris

Version 4.3.1 – March 18, 2013 at 7:06 AM

Not nearly as feature-rich as Bible+ Maps. But you get what you pay for.

Recommended by Don Parsons

Version 4.3.2 – April 17, 2013 at 2:03 PM

Rated so-so by Joel Mearig

Version 4.3.2 – April 22, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Recommended by Tim

Version 4.3.2 – April 28, 2013 at 2:26 AM

Not Recommended by Derek Ku

Version 4.3.2 – April 29, 2013 at 8:21 AM

Recommended by Gordon Searles

Version 4.3.4 – August 4, 2013 at 3:37 PM

Go to bible app. I like the multiple versions

Rated so-so by Mega Volkan

Version 4.4 – August 21, 2013 at 4:46 AM

Faved by Richard E Todd

Version 4.4 – August 27, 2013 at 10:56 AM

Not Recommended by Ian Kohlert

Version 4.4.2 – October 22, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Faved by Brandan

Version 4.4.2 – November 1, 2013 at 4:41 PM

Faved by Milo

Version 4.4.2 – November 5, 2013 at 6:20 PM

FREE. Plus, there are so many translations available and in different languages. A recent feature is offline reading which is very convenient. Another feature that works well is the reading plan feature with a variety of reading plans available that can sync between devices. Highly recommend this app.

Faved by Darren Short

Version 4.4.2 – November 19, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Faved by Jason Kimes

Version 4.4.2 – November 21, 2013 at 3:42 PM

has replaced the many physical bibles I have & the need to lug them around, more different versions & translations than I'd be able to carry anyway