What's New

- Change translation from navigation screen
- iOS 9 split view multitasking support added
- Navigation enhancements for devotionals
- Added daily reminder notification
- Added swipe to previous/next day for reading plans
- Bug fixes and performance enhancements

App Description

The ESV Bible is Tecarta's Bible app and includes a local version of the ESV Bible. You get a very fast app designed for Bible Study, quick navigation and easy note taking.  No other Bible app matches the design, functionality of Tecarta's Bible app.

A simple, powerful design will allow you to easily read the Bible off-line (without an Internet connection), navigate, search, highlight verses, bookmark, make margin notes, copy/paste or take notes.  Additional translations such as The Message, New Living Translation (NLT), NIV or NASB can be affordably purchased via in-app purchase or streamed with an Internet connection. Find out for yourself why Tecarta Bibles are the top selling Bibles on iPhones and iPads.
- Fast and easy to use
- Flip back and forth from your Bible to note-taking during lessons with one touch and not miss a thing
- No internet connection needed for downloaded Bibles
- Use either Study, Parallel or Reading (page turning) mode
- Copy and paste multiple verses easily and quickly
- Quick navigation either by using predictive entry or table of contents
- Margin notes allow you to write notes for a specific passage
- Night mode for low light reading
- Both word and verse selection for highlights
- Facebook and Twitter sharing
- Highlighting allows readers to easily emphasize verses or passages
- Full-text search by OT, NT or current book allows users to quickly find words and study topics
- Bookmark your favorite passages for quick future reference or make your own personal studies
- Powerful folder system allows users to organize notes and bookmarks
- History folder and back button
- Portrait / Landscape mode
- Cross references by tap and hold underlined words in the NIV and NASB
- Font sizes can be easily changed
- Easily e-mail notes to yourself, friends or family
- NIV, ESV, NKJV, KJV, and NASB are red-letter editions, which can be optionally disabled
- Users can expand Bible translations library easily and affordably through in-app purchase
- Split-screen capability for parallel translations or for seeing Bible study with personal or study notes at the same time
- Autoscroll with adjustable speed
- Synchronize all your notes, bookmarks, margin notes and highlights across all iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices
- AirPrint enabled

In-app translations include the following:
- NIV (New International Version Bible - 2011)
- NIrV (New International Reader's Version Bible)
- MSG (The Message Bible)
- KJV (King James Version)
- CEV (Contemporary English Version Bible)
- NKJV (New King James Version Bible)
- NLT (New Living Translation Bible)
- AMP (Amplified Bible)
- NCV (New Century Version Bible)
- NASB (New American Standard Bible)
- NVI (Spanish NIV Bible)
- CUV (Chinese Union Version Bible)
- CUVS (Chinese Union Simplified Version Bible)
- Korean Bible
- ESV (English Standard Version Bible)

In-app Study Bibles include the following:
NIV Study Bible 2011 version
NIV Quest Study Bible
NIV Women's Devotional Bible
NIV Student Bible
MacArthur's Daily Bible

Are we missing any translations you would like to see? Do you have any suggestions? Email us at [email protected]

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 12, 2011 New version 2.6
  • October 14, 2011 New version 2.7
  • April 01, 2012 Price increase: $5.99 -> $7.99
  • October 11, 2012 New version 2.8
  • December 11, 2012 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $1.99
  • April 09, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $7.99
  • April 26, 2013 New version 3.0
  • May 15, 2013 New version 3.01
  • September 20, 2013 New version 3.02
  • October 06, 2013 New version 3.03
  • January 21, 2014 New version 3.05
  • February 07, 2014 New version 3.07
  • May 16, 2014 New version 4.0
  • June 24, 2014 New version 4.1
  • September 27, 2014 New version 4.2
  • November 03, 2014 New version 5.0
  • February 02, 2015 New version 5.3
  • April 25, 2015 New version 5.6
  • May 07, 2015 New version 5.7
  • August 04, 2015 New version 5.8
  • August 18, 2015 New version 5.9
  • October 03, 2015 New version 7.0