The Best Offline Android Bible Study Tools
We have compiled a list of the best Android Bible study apps that is ideal for Pastors, Bible students and casual bible readers. They represent the best free and paid bible study apps for Android Tablets and phones. The review list consists of only the most popular and highly rated Android bible study tools that we could find.
This application has a rich feature-set that makes it a standout offline bible study application. CadreBible provides a number of free bible commentaries, dictionaries, versions and other bible study resources. Some standout features include:
- Built-in and user created reading plans with a color-coded calendar to track one’s progress.
- The ability to read Bibles verses along with commentaries in a parallel view
- Greek and Hebrew texts (Nestle-Aland, Scrivener, Westcott-Hort, Septuagint & Tanach) with built-in fonts.
- Bookmarking for a single or multiple verses with the option to sort based on the fully editable color-coded categories.
- Create sessions and notes for a sermon or bible study
- Copy selected verses to clipboard for later use
- Highlight and underline words or phrases using a full color spectrum
- Share verses via Facebook, Twitter, SMS, E-mail, Print…
To have an effective and fruitful bible study it is often necessary to have a good dictionary to properly define the scope and focus of the study. ColorDict is one such dictionary. This app allows you to download and use many dictionaries, including online and offline resources such as Wordnet, StarDict, Wikipedia and Google Dictionary. Other notable features include:
- Word suggestion
- Save search history
- Change color of dictionary
- Select a word in a result
- Send the results to other apps
- Voice recognition
- Language Translation
With 100’s of thousands of downloads and generally high user ratings, Bible (from YouVersion) has really set a high water mark for other Android bibles to reach. Not only can you easily search for verses and specific keywords, you can also bookmark your favorite and share what you are reading via Twitter and Facebook.
The app also gives its users free access to many bible translations including the Message, NKJV, NET, NCV KJV, God’s Word, ASV, WEB and many others. The app also supports many foreign languages including: Japanese, German, French, Italian, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, Korean, Norwegian, Czech, Bulgarian, Romanian, Russian and more.
Touch Bible Free
This is another very good offline Android bible. The app may not have as many free bibles as others we have reviewed here, but the study and translation notes that are embedded in the text, in a way, compensates for that short coming. The translation notes are really designed to give the reader some background on the text. Notable features include:
- The ability to customize font and display settings
- Bible maps
- Email share feature
- Inbuilt Bible study notes
- Reading plan
Bible Promises is the top Bible topic reference guide on the Android Market; it contains more than 500 popular verses and organizes them by meaningful topics for better research and navigation. For example, if you are writing a sermon or doing a Bible study on the life after death/eternal life or contentment there are categories for those, as well as others that cover boredom, children, courage, Christmas and anger
You can download any of these Bible study tools by scanning the QR Code with a barcode scanner app.
“CadreBible – Android Apps for Bible Study”
“ColorDict Dictionary Translate – Android Bible Study Tool”
“Touch Bible Free – Android Bible Applications”
“Bible (YouVersion) – Android Bible Study Software”