Bible Study Software
We have an abundance of applications, available to support you in your Bible studies on many different platforms. Several of these applications are cross platform. All applications in this section use the same module library and most store their library in the same place on your computer. All are based on The SWORD Project You can therefore try several and see which one you end up liking best:
Look at the whole range of applications or choose the icon for your platform:
|Linux||Windows||OS X||Mobile||Web-based|Bible Software for Linux, BSD and Unix Computer
Xiphos (formerly known as GnomeSword), runs on Linux, Windows (Windows 2000 upwards),
Solaris and all BSDs. Xiphos is a mature programme with all relevant features. Unique
for Xiphos is its fully integrated and versatile ability to create your own commentaries,
journals, and other content. Xiphos is translated into (currently) 11 languages,
including Hebrew, Farsi, and German.
Jump to Xiphos's website.
BibleTime for Qt/KDE
BibleTime is a Bible study application with a long history on Linux/Unix. Now built with the Qt framework, it runs on
Linux/Unix, Windows, and OS X. Its window layout is very versatile, and BibleTime makes working with even large numbers of text modules easy.
Jump to BibleTime's website.
BibleDesktop is a powerful Bible study application based on Java
technology with a unique layout. BibeDesktop lets you study several
translations and commentaries in parallel and without artificial
chapter/passage length limitations. The search facility is fast and
powerful. Translated into English, German, Chinese and Farsi.
Jump to BibleDesktop's website.
Ezra Project is a user-friendly bible study tool focussing on topical study based on keywords/tags.
This program can help you to easily manage your topical verse lists and verse-based notes. It runs on Windows, macOS and Linux.
Jump to Ezra Project's website.
|BPBible is Bible software which is flexible and user friendly, and empowers the user. With a wide variety of available Bibles, dictionaries,
commentaries, and other books, it could easily become your first point of call for Bible Study. It has features usually found only in expensive
commercial software, such as a word proximity based cross-verse search, and is available in Vietnamese and English. It works well under both Windows and
Linux, and is also an official PortableApp.|
Jump to The BPBible website.
AlKitab for Java
Alkitab Bible Study is an open source and free desktop bible study
software. It supports single/parallel view, commentaries, lexicons,
dictionaries, glossaries, daily devotions, etc. It also comes with
powerful search capability. It features rich and user friendly bible
software study tools. Alkitab is translated into English and
Jump to Alkitab's website.
FireBible - A Bible study add-on for Firefox / FireBible for Firefox
|FireBible is a Firefox add-on for Bible study on Windows and Linux. The FireBible toolbar allows you to easily load multiple Bibles for side by side comparison, and Strong's numbers, word morphology, crossreferences/footnotes and commentaries are supported. Its Ubiquity integration can be used for fast verse lookup, across multiple Bibles. FireBible also supports general book, dictionary, map and daily devotional modules. It adds the bible:// and sword:// protocols to Firefox so your Bible study experience is as easy as surfing the net; content is loaded in tabs alongside regular browser tabs but it works even when offline.|
Jump to FireBible's website.
FlashCards is a simple tool to help with memorization.
The package includes a quizzer and a lesson editor.
Keyboard input methods include Greek, Hebrew, and Latin.
Jump to the FlashCards project page.