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Bibles, Bible Handbooks, and More

Look inside popular Bibles, handbooks, and other guides. Some items in this list might surprise you!

We have posts on interlinears, gospel harmonies, topical Bibles, the Passion Translation, maps, and more.

We offer quite a few translations for free in our app and on our website. Make sure to take a look at those and all the other free resources we offer. You’ll find not only translations like the KJV, ESV, and NIV, but also commentaries and dictionaries. It isn’t too difficult to build a good library in the Olive Tree Bible App.

It reads like something one would encounter in a modern-day spy novel; a kidnapping heist designed to whisk away a wanted man to a secret location, hired thieves smuggled Martin Luther to Wartburg Castle after the Diet of Worms in 1521. While in hiding and under a new identity (Junker…

After a midnight escape from hostile Jews in Thessalonica, Paul and Silas arrived in Berea and encountered a synagogue of Jews who were more receptive to their message that Jesus is the Christ. This is where we find the well-known verse, “Now these Jews were more noble than those in…

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Expanded Bible Look Inside

Biblical translation is a difficult job. Behind every new or updated translation of the Bible is a team of faithful individuals representing hundreds of hours carefully agonizing about getting each word, thought, and idea across in the most coherent and respectful way they can (and inevitably catching hate for various…

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We are always on the lookout for titles that will help people read and study the Bible. We have had Greek Interlinears in our apps for some time and added our first Hebrew Interlinear recently. After we launched our Hebrew Interlinear, we took a step back and started to think…

NET Bible on Olive Tree

So, maybe you’ve never heard of the NET Bible. That’s okay, but it’s definitely time to learn! Impressively, the NET Bible existed online before any other free online Bible study website. It existed before Google, Facebook, eBay, and Amazon. In fact, there wasn’t a modern English translation online at all.…

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Barbour Bible Reference Companion

This tool is an all-in-one resource for Bible study! Get quick, concise help as you read the Bible. Here’s how with the Barbour Bible Reference Companion. Watch & Learn about the Barbour Bible Reference Companion Watch the video below to look inside this easy-to-use tool. Or, keep scrolling to learn…

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Tim Challies and Josh Byers released a sequel to their book Visual Theology! It’s called A Visual Theology Guide to the Bible. Don’t be fooled by the similar names, though. They are completely different tools… except that their digital versions are exclusively available through Olive Tree. So, let’s see what…

New English Bible of the Septuagint (NETS)

The New English Translation of the Septuagint (NETS) is a fascinating resource—especially, if you’re interested in textual criticism. And, since it is a well-loved resource by Olive Tree employees, we took extra care in making it work well inside the app. In this post, we’ll cover what NETS is and…

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Hebrew English Interlinear

For years, we’ve offered Greek-English interlinears in the app. And for years, we’ve wanted to offer Hebrew-English interlinears. But a few things were stopping us… until recently. So take a seat and prepare yourself. Here is a look inside the long-awaited ESV Hebrew-English Interlinear for Olive Tree. GET READY TO…

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If you teach the Bible, love exegesis, and are looking for a well-structured resource, we’ve got something new for you! Surprisingly, it isn’t a commentary or a dictionary. This time, we have a handbook series that is going to rock your Bible world. So, let’s take a look inside the…