ESV Bible by Crossway (Universal)
Released: Mar 16, 2010
Version: 4.0
Size: 93 MB
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ESV Bible

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The ESV Bible app was designed to be the most beautiful and intuitive Bible app available. The app includes free resources such as interactive reading plans, audio streaming, and free access to the full ESV Global Study Bible.

• Read. Dig into the English Standard Version via an elegant interface designed specifically for mobile devices. Quick access to cross-references, split-screen reading, and a distraction-free reader’s mode make it easy to engage with God’s Word on a deeper level.

• Free Reading Plans. Make Scripture reading a habit with 60+ Bible reading plans featuring content from well-known Bible teachers such as Jen Wilkin, Paul Tripp, Charles Spurgeon, Nancy Guthrie, Kevin DeYoung, Gloria Furman, and more. New reading plans are added every month.

• Study. Read the ESV Global Study Bible alongside the biblical text for free. Subscribe to one of our paid plans at to unlock additional study resources, like the ESV Study Bible, ESV Archaeology Study Bible, Preaching the Word commentary series, and more.

• Audio. Stream a free audio reading of any passage (internet connection required).

• Search. Search the Bible by reference, keyword, or phrase with lightning speed.

• Write. Capture your ideas and reflections while listening to a sermon or during Bible study in personal notes attached to specific passages.

• Highlight. Highlight and bookmark favorite verses with just two taps.

• Sync. Sync your highlighted verses, personal notes, and bookmarks with—giving you access to all of your personal content from any device.

• Share. Share verses with friends and family via text message, email, Facebook, and Twitter.

What's new in version 4.0
ESV 4.0 is compatible with devices running iOS 9.0 and later.

• Added a guided tour that shows on first launch.
• Added a new theme that matches the iOS Dark Mode setting.
• Reading plan progress now syncs with your account.

• Fixed the Gospel Transformation Study Bible sometimes disappearing from the library.
• Fixed missing illustrations in The Story of Redemption Bible.
• Fixed text display issues in Preaching the Word.
• Fixed Knowing the Bible answers not being saved.
• Fixed reading plan reminders not updating or stopping correctly.
• Fixed numerous crashes, including in reading plans, notes, and on device rotation.
• Numerous style and layout improvements.
Our verdict: Good
  • + ESV Bible is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + ESV Bible is currently ranked #160 in free Reference apps for iPhone, as well as #109 in free Reference apps for iPad.
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