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Blue Letter Bible app review: providing you with Bible study tools 2021



If you are looking to do more than just read Bible passages then the Blue Letter Bible app for iPhone can help you out.

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With this iPhone and iPad holy bible app you are provided with Bible study tools that are linked to each and every verse you read. Think of this bible study app as your own customized Bible reader that allows you to get the very most out of your reading experience.

Keep reading our bible app review to see if this is one of the best holy bible apps for your spiritual and biblical needs. 

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Customize Your Experience

This app is all about letting you customize your Bible-reading experience. You can do so by underlining verses, highlighting, making notes, and then saving everything to the Cloud so nothing is lost.

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There are 30 versions of the Bible here including audio version. The text and audio commentaries allow you to study the Bible deeper.

Additionally there are other features meant to help you such as being able to: do a word search, use the built-in dictionary, view Hebrew/Greek lexicon, and use concordances.

Flipping through the text is easy thanks to the auto-scrolling and parallel version views. You can also personalize the font and color theme so it’s easy on the eyes.

As for the translations available they include English, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, Hebrew, Greek, and more. Of course you won't be reading the Bible in one sitting so be sure to use the Bookmark tool which helps to identify where you are and what your favorite chapters are.

The app can be used as a companion tool to the popular Blue Letter Bible Web Site with a whopping 7.5 million users yearly.

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An Advanced Study Tool

This app is neither basic nor simple; instead. it offers very advanced tools and features, so much so that I find it a bit hard to figure everything out.

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If you are just reading the Bible and not looking to use any additional tools, the experience is fluid, seamless, and enjoyable. I really enjoy the auto scroll feature that you can also customize to speed up or slow down.

However, once you start getting into the added features such as note taking, highlighting, word searching, creating folders, etc. it gets a lot more tricky.

These advanced features shouldn’t act as a negative; just be prepared for a bit of a learning curve here. When you tap on the menu you are literally bombarded with customization features and tools. Of course once you have set up the app the way you like, it’s smooth sailing from there.

A big reason why this app is awesome to use is due to the constant updates from the developers. In addition to a committed effort in fixing bugs and crashes, the developers have also added new features over the last year like cross reference quick view, styling update, updates to content and more.

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Pros and Cons


  • Offers 30 translations of the Bible
  • Plenty of customization tools and features to make the reading experience enjoyable
  • There is an auto-scroll function that makes reading comfortable
  • Back-up all your data (notes, highlighting, folders) to the Cloud


  • This app is loaded with features and there is a learning curve involved

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Final Thoughts

If you are looking for a Bible study tool then the Blue Letter Bible app has everything you could possibly need or want. This is a very complete offering that, with a little bit of practice, soon becomes very user-friendly. It might just be the best bible app for you. 

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