What's New

* Completely redesigned Editor with many more features and capabilities!

* Highlight multiple verses using new verse slider!

* Bible searches can now use Regular Expressions! Just wrap the expression in the REGEX() command, for example:

+ Includes fixes for problems reported in version 11.0.3.

App Description

e-Sword® — the world's most popular PC Bible study software is now available on the world's most advanced mobile operating system! e-Sword HD is feature rich and user friendly. As your Biblical library grows you will appreciate the intuitive layout and synchronization of resources. e-Sword HD is so easy to use you may never need to tap on the Help button!

EVERYTHING NEEDED to study the Bible in an enjoyable and enriching manner. All Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, … everything is just a tap away!

POWERFUL SEARCHES that are simple to use. Enter as many words you want to search for and select the settings.  You can even search on Strong numbers!

INTEGRATED EDITOR for creating your own study notes, even with images. Rich text notes are "linked" to the Bible for easy viewing as popup tooltips!

PARALLEL BIBLE of your own design for comparing passages.

STRONG'S DEFINITIONS are just a tap away and presented in a popover.

SCRIPTURE REFERENCES too are just a tap away and presented in a popover.

COMPARE BIBLES quickly to see how the different versions translate a verse.

LOCATION MAPS pin-point Biblical places on live modern maps to help bring the narrative to life!

READING PLANS designed to help you grow in your knowledge of the Bible.

FORMATTED EMAILS of any selection of any text. Perfect for sharing with others.

No Internet connection is required to use e-Sword HD.

e-Sword HD initially installs with the King James Bible and the King James with Strong's numbers study Bible, the Strong's Lexicon, Smith's Bible dictionary, Meyer's devotional commentary, and the Treasury of Scripture Knowledge cross references. There are over one hundred additional Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, lexicons, reference books and devotionals that you can download and add to your library absolutely free!

Also available are some "locked" resources which must be purchased from their publisher. These are copyright and licensing requirements which are unavoidable.

Please note that e-Sword HD is an *ENGLISH* release (but does include Spanish UI localization.) There are dozens of non-English Bibles available, but all other content is in English.

The perfect app on the perfect device. What are you waiting for? Download e-Sword HD today and get to studying the Bible!

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 15, 2012 Initial release
  • November 05, 2012 New version 1.1
  • March 10, 2013 New version 1.2
  • April 01, 2013 New version 1.2.1
  • July 28, 2013 New version 1.6
  • October 09, 2013 New version 2.0
  • April 07, 2014 New version 2.5
  • April 29, 2014 New version 2.7
  • May 17, 2014 New version 2.8
  • July 19, 2014 New version 3.0
  • August 02, 2014 New version 3.0.1
  • September 06, 2014 New version 3.2
  • November 23, 2014 New version 3.6
  • March 22, 2015 New version 3.7
  • May 16, 2015 New version 3.8
  • June 28, 2015 New version 4.0
  • January 10, 2016 New version 5.0
  • April 26, 2017 New version 6.0
  • July 17, 2017 New version 6.5
  • August 21, 2017 New version 7.0.1
  • November 27, 2017 New version 7.5
  • November 29, 2017 New version 7.5.1
  • June 11, 2018 New version 8.0
  • October 11, 2018 New version 8.5
  • November 01, 2019 New version 9.0
  • November 06, 2019 New version 9.0.1
  • May 12, 2020 New version 10.2.1
  • May 12, 2020 Price increase: $4.99 -> $5.99
  • August 15, 2021 New version 11.0
  • August 31, 2021 New version 11.0.1
  • October 07, 2021 New version 11.0.3
  • October 18, 2021 New version 11.0.4

Other Apps From Richard Meyers

e-Sword LT: Bible Study to Go e-Sword X: Bible Study Extreme e-Sword MEM: Scripture Memory