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HarperCollins Study Bible Notes

For The Bible Study App

HarperCollins Study Bible Notes

Enhanced for Bible Study using the Resource Guide


Available for: iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac, Windows Desktop and Windows Store.

HarperCollins Study Bible Notes

For The Bible Study App

Publisher: HarperCollins


Publisher: HarperCollins

The landmark HarperCollins Study Bible Notes are now available for your mobile device! Completely revised and updated by leading Biblical scholars, this classic reference work includes new introductions and notes, diagrams, charts and maps––25% revised or new material.

With the guidance of the Society of Biblical Literature, an organization of the best Biblical scholars world wide, and the Dean of Yale Divinity School, Harold Attridge, to oversee the Study Bible's updating and revision, the fundamental strengths of the first HCSB remain:

  • up–to–date introductions to the Biblical books, based on the latest critical scholarship, by leading experts in the field
  • concise notes, clearly explaining names, dates, places, obscure terms, and other difficulties in reading the Biblical text
  • careful analysis of the structure of Biblical books
  • abundant maps, tables, and charts to enable the reader to understand the context of the Bible, and to see the relationship among its parts

But, in this new revised edition, every introduction, essay, map, illustration and explanatory note has been reviewed and updated, and new material added. For instance, there are newly commissioned introductory essays on

  • the archaeology of ancient Israel and the New Testament world
  • the religion of ancient Israel
  • the social and historical context of each book of the Bible
  • Biblical interpretation

Of special interest are:

  • the literary history of the Pentateuch
  • more references to ancient non–Biblical sources which seem to parallel books in the Bible
  • more comprehensive attention to the interrelationship of Old and New Testaments

Study notes are included for the Old Testament, the New Testament, and the Apocryphal books.

NOTE: The HarperCollins Study Bible Notes product only contains the HarperCollins Study Bible Notes. The NRSV Bible text can be purchased separately here. The NRSV Bible text (or the Bible translation of your choice) uses the Bible Study App’s powerful Resource Guide feature to link these two resources.

ISBN: 9781500011505

6.0 is Coming Soon!

This product is only available for the new 5.9 version of our apps or newer. However, if you purchase now, you will be able to download the product at no extra charge when your app is updated.

The Olive Tree team has been busy working on a major technology update to give you the best reading and studying experience possible. The Bible Study App 5.9 or 6.0 technology update is already available for our Windows Store, Android, and iOS apps. We are currently working on the 6.0 update for our Mac and Windows Desktop apps, and hope to have them released soon!

More Questions?


More 6.0 Information

Will 6.0 Be Available For My Device?
We are currently working on the 6.0 update for our Mac and Windows Desktop apps. Please note that 6.0 will only be available to the Mac App Store for those running the latest Mac OS X version (Yosemite).

When Is The 6.0 Update Expected?
The 6.0 update is our top priority. We are working hard to get the update out as soon as we can. This is a major update to our core technology that requires us to rework major sections of the app. It could still be several months before we have fully rolled out 6.0 to all platforms.

Will I Have To Purchase This Resource Again?
Nope! If you purchase this product now, you will be able to download it as soon as your app has been updated to 5.9 or above at no additional charge.