PocketBible Bible Study App

PocketBible Bible Study App

By Laridian

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2011-10-04
  • Current Version: 4.0.6
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 23.81 MB
  • Developer: Laridian
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4/5 ( 398 Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
PocketBible Bible Study App App Ratings: 4
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Total 398 Reviews
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PocketBible Bible Study App App Description

PocketBible enhances your walk with God by putting resources and features at your disposal to improve your understanding of Scripture, empower your teaching and ministry, and keep you in the Word every day. PocketBible couldn't be simpler to use! Go anywhere in the Bible by selecting book, chapter, and verse. Split the screen to view Bibles and commentaries side-by-side. Select the "Today" button to read today's devotional or Bible reading plan. When you install PocketBible, you'll have instant access to the KJV Bible. Upon registration, you'll get access to over 40 other free Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, devotionals, and more. Hundreds of additional Bibles and contemporary reference books available via in-app purchase. Bibles and reference books reside on your device. No Internet connection is required once they've been downloaded. Are you already a PocketBible user? PocketBible for iOS can access any of your previously purchased books and Bibles. And the notes, highlights, or bookmarks you've created on another platform will sync seamlessly to PocketBible on your iOS device! FEATURES: * Easy book, chapter, and verse selection. Show books of the Bible in alphabetical order if that makes them easier for you to find. * Quickly find any word or phrase in your entire library. * Choose from several through-the-Bible reading plans and daily devotionals. Track your progress as you read each day. * Keep track of what you learn with highlights, notes and bookmarks; sync to the Laridian Cloud for sharing with PocketBible on all your other devices. * Study the Bible anywhere. No Internet access required after download. EXPAND YOUR LIBRARY: Choose from hundreds of popular Bibles and Bible reference titles including NIV, ESV, Spanish Bibles, Catholic Bibles, Study Bible notes, Greek and interlinear Bibles, plus dozens of commentaries, dictionaries, and other reference books. MORE FEATURES: * Split the screen to open multiple Bibles and/or reference books side-by-side. * Supports "interlinear" and parsed Greek Bibles (sold separately) * Supports multitasking (split view) on iPad - open another app beside PocketBible. * Copy and paste verses to clipboard and to other apps. * Choose from a variety of color schemes, fonts, text sizes, and margin settings to create a custom reading experience. * Extensive built-in help. IN-APP UPGRADE TO ADVANCED FEATURES: * Let PocketBible read to you! Synthesized voice reads the text even while the display is off, or turn on autoscrolling and follow along as it reads. * Full-screen Reading Mode clears the screen of buttons and controls so you can use the full screen for text. * Journal feature lets you create named notes not attached to a Bible verse. * Name your highlight colors to remind you what a particular color means. * Unique "Autostudy" reports give you instant access to everything in your library related to a selected verse, word, or today's devotional reading. * Display book panes "tiled" or as tabs. * Additional color schemes, ability to hide verse numbers, disable sleep-on-idle, print directly from your device, and more. The Advanced Feature Set is an automatically renewing subscription service, available through in-app purchase at $0.99/month or $9.99/year, depending on the term you choose. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews at the same rate as the initial subscription unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to your Account Settings after purchase. This subscription does not include a "free trial period". Laridian agrees to provide the features of the Advanced Feature Set as described above during the entire subscription period. Laridian's privacy policy can be found here: http://lpb.cc/privacy

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PocketBible Bible Study App App Reviews

  • I want the previous app style back

    2
    By CPBeck
    There have been too many changes with the update. But the one change that I dislike the most is the “keyword search”. It does not narrow down the location of the word you’re looking for as easily as the old app style. I would really appreciate it if you could put the former search method back. I can adjust to the other changes but I’ve been using BibleGateway for my searches now and I’m shopping for other Bible apps too because of this change. I hope you fix this soon.
  • Awesome beyond belief

    5
    By Racer233
    This an awesome bible app. Out of all the ones I’ve tried I still come back to this one. They are always up dating and adding features that help make my studying more fruitful. I recommend this to novice students as well as seasoned veterans. You will not go wrong with this app. Thanks and God bless.
  • Bad update

    3
    By Bola K
    I have had this for years and loved it. For the first time, I’m tempted to switch, but won’t. I have too many notes in the app to switch. This last update is full of bugs. Search does not work properly: have to type in the search text twice. It also splits the screen into 3 columns leaving the Bible text in a very narrow column. I wish I could undo the last update.
  • Hoping for more free bibles offered in PocketBible

    4
    By Flamestar1
    I love and utilize PocketBible for 90% of bible study. It has been phenomenal in english. I hope Laridian would upload spanish Reina Valera 1960 version free to complete my studies.
  • Getting worse

    1
    By knakatsu
    I get a “top loading” screen every time I launch the app and it then reverts all of my tabs to random books/verses. Is it possible to roll back 2 or 3 releases and call it good?
  • Version 4 Feedback

    4
    By Detroit 1999
    My first Pocket Bible was on a Palm Pilot. I’ve had this app on ever platform available since. I’m currently on Apple/Mac systems. It remains my preferred app for studying and doing devotions. However, version 4 is not as user friendly. And now has lag (slower response time) when opening the app on a iPad and iPhone. -Can’t cut and paste a word, making it much harder to get a definition. (Has been corrected!) -Grid Bible Navigation Setting changed with new version (I still prefer the previous color scheme). I love this app (it’s an excellent tool but has bugs). My preference is for the previous version. Previous version was five stars.
  • Great upgrade, but a few comments

    5
    By Shelbyyorky
    Copying verses is now not as good as the previous version. It leaves too much space between sentences and renders the copying of verses as less than adequate, especially for the poetry books. I hope that is fixed since this was an important function for my study. Got a response from Laridian that some books are designed to have spaces, especially the poetry books so this cannot change, although in previous versions of the app there were no spaces, which made copying and using verses in other apps much better. Apparently this was changed in this new version, much to my regret. I hope Laridian goes back to no spaces at some point, particularly with the NIV translation which is what I use the most. Overall, a wonderful app that I have been using for years! Also wish all books could be highlighted and not just bibles. Hopefully that is coming?
  • Still love this app

    4
    By kiz2015
    You need to bring back the touch zones. The two and three-finger swipe gestures are not very user friendly for people with arthritis. If I want to work with my iPad propped up and using external keyboard, which I often do, I either have to contort my wrist or rotate my device at an angle. And the device is having a hard time distinguishing between an up/down scroll and a left/right swipe — again because of the angle of my device in relation to the angle of my hand. Apart from that, I contacted their app support about something else and they were great about replying promptly and professionally.
  • Outstanding now - Greatly improved!

    5
    By JayBrook
    I’ve been using this for years and it gets better all the time, especially recently. Much faster than my other bible apps. Very nice Craig. Thanks!
  • Used to Be a Great App

    2
    By karemac
    This app is no longer working as it did prior to the last couple of updates. It is slower. Shows "loading" frequently. It is hit or miss, mostly miss when I enter scripture addresses. It does go to the right book but often not to the right chapter and verse. This makes following the sermon or Bible study very difficult. I have used your product with my Palm Pilot, then with my iPad...but I really need your help with the poor performance with the major upgrade you did. I have an older iPad 3 but I still feel Pocket Bible should work for me. I have spent a lot of money, for me, for Bibles to have to consider another product.

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