Cool thing of the week: Top 5 Free Online Bible Study Tools

January 25, 2011

(Courtesy of christianwebsite.com)

Online Bible study tools have come a LONG way since the early days of the Internet. Today’s Bible study tools are intuitive and user friendly and offer a complete library of resources that would cost hundreds or thousands of dollars. The Bible study websites below offer these  tools and resources for free.

Bible.com Bible Study Tools

Bible Resources offers Bible translations in any language imaginable and a daily Bible reading plan using the King James version. Unfortunately, the reading plan does not allow you to start from Genesis on the current date. You have to go back to January 1. You will also find information on how to study the Bible and help with scripture memorization, as well as an audio Bible, Bible dictionaries and articles.

Blueletter Bible Study

The Blue Letter Bible offers over twenty Bible commentaries, including the notes of Sir Isaac Newton, charts and outlines, Biblical timelines, devotionals, audio and video sermons from thirty-two speakers, Bible images, maps, Bible reading plans and multiple Bible versions. The website is simple in appearance but easy to use and loaded with information.

Biblos Bible Study Online

Biblos.com has it all. The site has the look and feel of a standalone Bible software program. The toolbar at the top of the site gives you immediate access to a huge library, searchable atlas, concordance, Bible encyclopedia, Bible weights and measures, Bible summary, commentaries and much more. You can read nearly any version of the Bible and quickly jump to cross references, Hebrew and Greek words with definitions, lexicons and chain links. Biblos.com has it all.

eBible Bible Study

eBible.com has the best interface of any of the Bible study websites. It’s clean, makes excellent use of the screen and very easy to use. You can create your own parallel Bible from five of the most popular translations and even add parallel commentaries. Very impressive! It’s a great Bible resource now but has the potential to be the best with the addition of more Bible study and research tools.

Crosswalk Bible Study Tools

Bible Study Tools by Crosswalk includes over 40 Bible translations and allows you to create a custom reading plan starting from any day of the year. You can read online, have your daily reading emailed to you, or print your daily reading to take with you. The only Bible reading is integrated with numerous commentaries, concordances, dictionaries, lexicons, encyclophedias and sermon helps to provide an excellent online Bible study resource.

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